GameSpot Theatre

Extra Life: Games as a Service And What Keeps Them Growing

With the launch of Overwatch on the Switch, we try to unpack what kind of magic brings people back to persistent games. Between community, expansion packs, and special events, what is the key to giving games like Overwatch, Final Fantasy XIV, Destiny 2, Monster Hunter World, and Fortnite longevity?


Edmond Tran [GameSpot], Rich Lambert [Zenimax Online Studios], Dean Woodward [League of Geeks], Domino Jack [Overwatch Streamer/Caster], Tamsin Wood [Destiny Content Creator]