Unity Developer Day – Mexico 2016
What better way to unveil a new Unity event than with our incredible community in Mexico? We were thrilled to host the first-ever Unity Developer Day this past June 25th in Mexico City. Unity Developer Day Mexico 2016 is the first of our new conference series dedicated to supporting local developer success and education through Unity game development.
The aim of the talks was to help developers share knowledge and resources with each other. The day featured a track of talks by local Mexican developers complemented with a second track of technical talks directly from visiting Unity staff. Over 20 speakers in total presented on topics like game programming, art, design, marketing, and business. All these talks were possible thanks to the support of Mexico’s game development community!
The event’s keynote speaker was none other than Amilton Diesel, Co-Founder of Aquiris and Lead Technical Artist on the hit VR racing game, Horizon Chase. He opened our conference with a talk about what it takes to manage and balance a game, studio, and personal life. He left us all inspired to do so much more with our games!
Due to popular demand, all talks from Unity Developer Day Mexico 2016 are being added to YouTube. Subscribe to the Unity Latin America YouTube channel to see sessions from this conference and other upcoming LatAm events.
The latest Unity Developer Profile video was also debuted at Developer Day – it features SQUAD, one of the most successful studios in Latin America! Get to know the team behind Kerbal Space Program here:
The #madewithunity Showcase
In addition to a packed talk schedule, we also hosted a special-edition #MadeWithUnity showcase featuring eight incredible games made in Mexico. The developers showcased exciting new projects for mobile, PC, and consoles – all made with Unity. We encourage everyone to show some love to these new and upcoming games!
We were thrilled to see the outpouring of support from the community at Developer Day Mexico 2016. Hundreds of game developers arrived in droves to support not only the event, but each other. It was wonderful to witness so many new friendships being made, games played and advice being shared – exactly what we hoped the event would foster. That’s why we’re excited to announce our return next year on June 17 for Unity Developer Day Mexico 2017!
Not in the area? Don’t worry – Unity Developer Day might be coming to a town near you. Our next Developer Day event is being held in New York City this August 27th and signups are now open!
If you’d like to see a Unity Developer Day happen in your town, comment below and let us know. If a certain area gets a lot of interest, we’ll look into hosting one there too.
Thanks again to everyone who turned out to Unity Developer Day Mexico 2016, The team can’t wait to see you all again next year!