In 2019, 3,000 attendees from 75 countries – 65% of them game developers – gathered in Cologne, Germany, to attend top-notch talks & panels, round tables, workshops, and in-depth master classes delivered by more than 140 industry professionals.
In 2020 and 2021, devcom Developer Conference happened digitally and managed to unite the games industry, despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the conference program being complemented by daily Twitch shows, #ddc2021 was one of the most accessible and international devcoms to date, with over 2,000 attendees from 87 countries and more than 250 speakers at the core conference event, and with 1.5 m streaming minutes viewed, 195 000 live views and over 55 hours of live streaming on the devcom Twitch channel.
2022 marked the return to Cologne, Germany with an on-site event, while at the same time streaming all the sessions held during the 2-day conference, and a 5–day live program on the official Twitch channel, making #ddc2022 our first-ever fully hybrid event. devcom Developer Conference 2022 set a new record of attendees – on site alone, the number of participants increased by 10 percent compared to the previous record year of 2019.
With expanding and improving the hybrid concept in 2023, devcom set a new record with more than 3,400 industry professionals attending the conference, an increase of 28%.