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TECH TALK TUESDAY:
GAME ASSET DOWNLOADS – BRINGING YOU UP TO SPEED

Recorded on 11 July, 2017

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Tech Talk - Game Asset Downloads

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You can improve player engagement, by significantly reducing the time they waste waiting for assets to download.



In this chat with our resident Unity developer, we will take a deep dive into the plugin we've built to accelerate in-game downloads. You'll learn:

  • How download times impact player retention.
  • Our motivation for creating a Unity plugin.
  • How to easily integrate a download solution natively in a Unity project.


Nelson Rodriguez

About the Presenter

Nelson Rodriguez is director of industry marketing and campaigns for media at Akamai Technologies, where he oversees the Company’s global marketing strategy for media and entertainment. Rodriguez has helped launch dozens of games across every platform, including blockbusters like Halo 3, Tekken 5, and Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, and indie titles like Tweet Defense and A Kingdom for Keflings. After two years on the Xbox marketing team, developing social and community strategy, he spent six years creating award-winning digital marketing campaigns for clients like Ubisoft, Microsoft, Sony and Hasbro.


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