GameDriver and GlobalStep partner to advance game development and QA testing

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March 21, 2024 GameDriver Inc., a provider of automated testing solutions for gaming and XR experiences, and GlobalStep, a global provider of development support services for the gaming and virtual, augmented and mixed reality (VR/AR/MR) industry, have announced at GDC 2024 this week the signing of a strategic partnership to bring advanced testing solutions to game development studios worldwide.

According to the companies, the collaboration will streamline the testing process and aims to ensure faster, more effective game development cycles. By leveraging GameDriver’s test automation solutions and combining them with GlobalStep’s blend of technology, integrated people and processes, and global footprint, the partnership will address some of the most pressing challenges in quality assurance and development, including greater test coverage and improved testing consistency.

“Our partnership with GlobalStep allows us to bring unmatched automated testing solutions to the global gaming market,” said Robert Gutierrez, GameDriver’s co-founder and CEO. “Automated testing is undergoing a massive transformation within the gaming industry and the importance of adopting innovative solutions and processes with best-in-class companies cannot be overstated. This partnership is uniquely positioned to empower developers to accelerate growth and innovation within the gaming industry and will serve to ensure that games are not simply being tested, but that player gaming experiences around the globe are being perfected in a scalable manner.”

GameDriver’s platform and test automation solutions help developers to quickly and efficiently find and fix issues in their work by automating the repetitive task of manually testing games, XR experiences, and other software solutions.

GlobalStep specializes in a slate of integrated gaming services, including art, development and design, quality assurance, localization and LQA, live ops, player support, and analytics. The company also offers tailored solutions in automation and development across multiple industries including education, finance, and healthcare.

“At GlobalStep we have always strived to not only deliver on service excellence, but also to stay ahead of the advanced technology curve our clients require,” said Gagan Ahluwalia, CEO of GlobalStep. “With the advent of new game engines, AI-led animation, continued growth in XR, along with the scale of games that are being released today, GameDriver’s platform coupled with our expertise at GlobalStep will provide rich coverage at each facet of the product life-cycle, giving developers a fully scalable testing solution.”

For more information on GameDriver and the company’s automated testing solutions for gaming and XR experiences, click here. For more information about GlobalStep’s services and support for gaming projects, click here

Image credit: GameDriver / GlobalStep

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