Over the past decade, games have radically transformed from packaged entertainment to social network-like online services that scale like consumer technology companies. Today’s games also drive innovation across the entire consumer ecosystem through new methods of engagement, retention, and monetization. We believe that games will play a pivotal role in defining how we socialize, play, and work over the next century.
Exploring soft launch best practices, myths, and limitations to determine the right strategy to soft launch your game.
Insights from leaders at OpenAI, Microsoft, Anthropic, Databricks, Character.AI, Roblox, insitro, and Figma on where we are, where we're going, and the open questions for building the next wave of AI.
Roblox cofounder and CEO David Baszucki and a16z's Jonathan Lai discuss the ways AI is changing games and virtual worlds and how we create them.
We’re leading a Seed investment in Proof of Play, an on-chain game studio and tech company that’s committed to building a future with composability, interoperability, and permanence at the core of gameplay.
A16Z GAMES is leading the seed investment in Series AI, a games & technology company that is reinventing the future of game development with generative AI.
Our team supports the developers in the games industry that we believe will play a pivotal role in defining how we play, socialize, and work over the next century.
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