Austin’s video game development sector is enjoying a time of unusual stability − a period without major layoffs at established game companies or a raft of studios shutting down.
Leaders in the sector say they are optimistic about the future for the industry in Central Texas. A key strength, they say, is the diversity in types and sizes of game companies that operate here — and the ways talent can move among them.
Frank Coppersmith, CEO of game company Possum Entertainment and chair of Austin Game Devs, describes the sector it this way: “Notwithstanding the doom and gloom, Austin continues to do pretty well.”
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