The games industry is as dynamic as ever as we enter a future where live services, UGC, photorealistic AAAs, and blockbuster indies all vie for player attention.
Our 2023 Game Development Report explores the technical concepts behind recently observed business and market phenomena. This research and accompanying data is intended to highlight key issues for studio teams, industry analysts, and investors in the hopes of driving innovation and progress.



Data from 500+ global studios

and insights from 50+ industry experts, including executives at EA, Roblox, Second Dinner, and Tencent.

Deep Dives across 6 Disciplines

into the pain points and unmet needs of artists, developers, testers, data science, producers, and management teams.



Analysis of LiveOps strategies

…and key findings on how game technology is changing to support a new era of play.


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This document reflects data and information made available to GGP or Rendered VC as of Q3 2023, and all such data and information are subject to update and revision. Although such data and information has been obtained from, and are based upon, sources that GGP believes to be reliable, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is given by GGP or Rendered VC as to the completeness of such data and information.

2023 Game Development Report