Player XP – User Training Release

Player XP is excited to announce we are going to be delivering hands-on training on our dashboard to all users of Player XP. We understand with the number of features and customisation options on our dashboard, it can sometimes be confusing to use, especially as a new user. Therefore, we are going to be delivering a programme of free training to our clients so you are more familiar with the platform and able to use any dashboard feature for the maximum benefit of your studio. 

There are many ways in which we aim to deliver training to our clients. These include platform demos, training series episodes, email newsletters and the Player XP training manuals. Our plan to deliver all of these is explained in this blog. 

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How Player XP’s Data Processing Methods Comply With GDPR

This article will cover everything you need to know about Data Processing at Player XP so you have more clarity into what we do with the data we get and that you provide us. 

We will also talk a bit about how Brexit affected GDPR policies and how we use AWS services to process Personal Data whilst ensuring we comply with GDPR and Data Protection laws.

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April Update – Maintenance To The Platform

Having already released a blog on our Translation Engine earlier this month, this product update may be a bit quieter. However, we’re still bringing this to you to keep you up to date with the Player XP platform and what we’ve done to improve your day-to-day experience using it.

If you haven’t read our article on the release of the Player XP in-house Translation Engine then we suggest checking it out to learn more about the capabilities of this feature and how it can open up new opportunities for your business.

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World Of Warcraft: Dragonflight Expansion

Blizzard has brought excitement to the World of Warcraft (WoW) playerbase with the announcement of the newest expansion – Dragonflight. This is the latest expansion to WoW since Shadowlands in 2020 which disappointed and drove many players away from the game despite its pre-release hype. This time, Blizzard’s announcement sounded more promising for the future of the game. 

The Dragonflight expansion is expected to be released sometime in Q1 of 2023 and takes place in a new area called the Dragon Isles – this area includes four new zones. There are plans for major revamps to core features such as the UI, HUD, and Talent System. Players have grown heavily frustrated with the current game so are relieved to see that Blizzard is listening to the playerbase and working to improve the game.

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Listening to the voice of the player on a global scale!

Translation Beta Release

After months of preparation, we can release the new Player XP in-house Translation Engine. For its initial release, this tool will only be available in Beta Early Access. The Translation Engine is trained using games specific terminology so it can provide you with more insight into how your game is being perceived by your players and communities around the world.

This article takes you through the benefits of this tool and how you can view all of your global data in one place on the Player XP dashboard.

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Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2022 – Talking Points

We conclude another successful year of GDC with this year’s conference hosted at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The 5 days were full of insightful talks and exhibitions that benefitted the game developers in attendance. 

This year’s GDC was the first time since 2019 that the conference has been fully held in person. There were over 12,000 in-person attendees with GDC passes, plus 5,000 virtual attendees. This generated a lot of positive talk from devs able to attend GDC 2022 in person.

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Six Interesting Talks not to Miss at GDC 2022

This year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC) will be held from March 21st to 25th, 2022 in San Francisco, California. The event is returning in 2022 with a huge mix of informative talks, awards, roundtable discussions, and more, by professionals from around the globe. After a short break from in-person events, no boundaries are stopping the vast guest list this year, with a mixture of in-person and virtual appearances throughout the week. With GDC passes for attending both remotely and physically, this year’s event is a must.

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February Update – Updated Line of Best Fit and Fine-Tuning Translation Engine

The second product update of 2022 comes with multiple new features and bug fixes to smooth out your experience of using the platform. We want to ensure the time you spend on Player XP is worthwhile and productive. 

We are also relieved to say that we are fine-tuning the new translation engine for Player XP before its release next month. We have been focusing many hours of our time on making sure this feature gives you a better understanding of the sentiment and discussions taking place in your communities around the world. Our translation engine is going to ‘change the game’.

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