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Virtuos Technical Director Zhong Min Gave a Lecture at SPEIT Intercultural Module

On the afternoon of September 27, 2017, SPEIT invited Zhong Min, Technical Director of Virtuos to give a lecture named, “Come to the Game Industry”to the sophomores and juniors as part of their academic course.

 

Virtuos Recruiter Ms. Fan Zhaojing introduces the company to students.

Virtuos is a French multinational limited company based in Shanghai. It is one of the largest game developers, providing the highest quality games to publishers and developers. Its clients include 18 of the top 20 digital entertainment publishers. It developed many famous games such as FINAL FANTASY 14, FIFA 16, UNCHARTERED 4, etc. Apart from games, Virtuos participated in many movie projects, including the movies Transformers, World of Warcraft, and Star Wars, as well as others.

Director Zhong introduced the development of the game industry and the development of Chinese games. She talked about single-player games, online games, mobile games, and VR. The widespread use of smartphones has led to the increase of market share in mobile games.  With the upswing of game sales each year, all platforms are developing steadily.

 

Next, Director Zhong introduced the history of the development of these products from Virtuos, and spoke about how to realize and operationalize the process of developing a game product, and how to publish it. The specific description of the process satisfied students’ curiosity.  At last, Director Zhong told students about the requirements that need to meet for a successful game product. In the Q&A section, Director Zhong patiently answered different questions from the students.

The Intercultural Module is a platform of SPEIT, which aims at informing students of the development of different industries and guides them, though lectures, in selecting majors and setting career goals.