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EA says generative AI will make gamers spend more, speed up development time

A hot potato: Electronic Arts is an organization that arguably only misses out on the title of "most-hated game company in the world" because Ubisoft exists. As it turns out, EA loves generative AI. CEO Andrew Wilson has been praising the technology, claiming it is set to make EA 30% more efficient while boosting monetization by 20% over the next five years. It also sounds like it will cost more game developers their jobs.
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Developers are irate after Unity introduces new per-game install fee

Will Unity backtrack?
WTF?! Unity is a cross-platform game engine launched in 2005 with the goal of "democratizing" game development, seeking to make it accessible to a broader range of developers. Nearly 20 years later, some of these developers are expressing their frustration and disappointment over Unity's newly revealed business model.