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Not going to GDC? Get your coverage on Xbox Live

Posted by: Dan at 2/19/2008 2:51 PM
Xbox 360 owners that are looking for some coverage from the Game Developers Conference (GDC) can pop over to Xbox Live Marketplace blade. Starting on February 20th, coverage will be going up including John Schappert (MS VP of Live, Software and Services) keynote address, gameplay footage, trailers, demos and interviews from the show. Check out all the details in the release after the jump:


GDC Bringing It Home

Xbox 360 enthusiasts everywhere can get VIP access to this year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC) from the comfort of their living room starting February 20.

Microsoft is bringing GDC home to the more than 10 million Xbox LIVE members across the globe by allowing them to download breaking Xbox 360 news directly from the event to their TV. The free high-definition content will also include footage from the keynote address by John Schappert, Corporate Vice President LIVE, Software and Services for the Interactive Entertainment Business.

Schappert’s keynote address, “A Future Wide Open: Unleashing the Creative Community,” will provide an exciting view into this year’s plans for Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business. His keynote address is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PST on February 20. Highlights of the keynote will be available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

Additionally, footage will include never-before-seen gameplay, demos, screenshots, game trailers and interviews from the GDC show floor. These additions will enhance Xbox LIVE Marketplace’s growing library of premium entertainment, which already equals more than 3,600 hours of total downloadable content (HD and SD). Xbox LIVE Marketplace is the leading destination for downloadable HD movies and television content.

Don’t miss any of the surprises Microsoft has in store for its Xbox 360 fans by gathering everyone together in the living room to enjoy the GDC experience with GDC: Bringing It Home. To download GDC content, go to Xbox LIVE Marketplace or visit www.xbox.com/LIVE.

GDC will be held at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco from February 18-22, 2008.