Sony and Microsoft to share stage at AGC

Sony and Microsoft to deliver keynote entitled "Massively Multiplayer Console Is Coming" at Austin Game Conference.

The Austin Game Initiative has today announced details of its 2004 Austin Game Conference (AGC), which is scheduled to take place at the Austin Convention Center on September 9-10. The conference will open with a unique shared keynote entitled "Massively Multiplayer Console Is Coming" from Sony and Microsoft. Delivering the keynote will be Glen Van Datta, director of online technology for Sony Computer Entertainment, and Scott Henson, director of platform strategy for Microsoft Xbox.

In addition to massively-multiplayer games, the central themes for this year's AGC will include mobile games, next-generation technologies, and business strategies for emerging products and platforms. The conference scheduled will comprise a total of 48 sessions, presented by representatives of such companies as Sony Online, Microsoft, NCSoft, Ubisoft, Electronic Arts, Red Storm, Disney, Monolith, Turbine, Taldren, and Mythic.

News source: GameSpot

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