Player Research, like most other businesses, was put into ‘lockdown’ this year.

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Social distancing

6 months on, and life is slowly returning to the UK’s highstreets and industrial sectors. With careful planning we’ve now resumed in-person user testing, inviting players into our Brighton, UK research labs. To do so we have adopted a host of new precautions against COVID-19.

The project to resume playtesting took 7 weeks between the start of response planning and the first playtest with new precautions.

Here’s what we learned and what we changed.

The three steps to opening

Our aim throughout this process was to run lab-based research, while going above-and-beyond on safety measures.


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