First Time User Experience (FTUE)

Maximize retention by understanding how players behave and interact with your game for the first time.

Unlock the Power of First Impressions​

What sets the most successful games apart?

A captivating FTUE that instantly connects and bonds with players.

Understanding and measuring early player engagement is crucial, as it greatly impacts your game’s success trajectory.

At Antidote, we help you with analyzing your game’s initial stages that set the foundation for an epic player journey.

From Player Insights to Game-Changing Outcomes​

Initial impressions can make or break a player’s commitment to your game. By investing into FTUE research you benefit from:

Deep Behavioral Analysis​
Understand new players’ reactions and behaviors during their first interaction with your game
Retention from the Start
Utilize real player feedback that can help to fine-tune your game’s mechanics for a more captivating engagement
Intuitive UI Design​
Gather player reactions to your game’s menu, tutorial and design to craft a more engaging navigational system
Player-Driven Feedback
Receive actionable insights from real gamers that can be presented to your dev team

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Mapping Your FTUE Journey​


Kickoff Meeting
Tell us your project goals and we’ll provide guidance on the most efficient study strategy


Transparent Communication​
We offer flexible communication – tell us your preferred channel and we’ll adopt it for regular updates


Dedicated UX Researcher
You’ll have an experienced UX researcher to guide and help you throughout the project


Playtest Organization
We take care of the necessary tasks, including player recruitment, game distribution and more


Playtest Execution​
We conduct the FTUE study with your target audience on PC, Mobile or VR


Customizable Deliverables​
Our deliverables include gameplay recordings, survey responses and the option of a full UX report

Select Your Ideal FTUE Study

Our flexible approach empowers you to meet your specific research goals.

Whether you need playtests on PC or mobile, seek interviews or focus groups, we can tailor the study format to align with your requirements.

Choose Your Preferences: Tailored to Your Project's Requirements

Choose Your Preferences: Tailored to Your Project's Requirements

Choose Your Preferences: Tailored to Your Project's Requirements


Want To Conduct This Research Yourself?

Discover our dedicated, cloud-based Game User Research platform.

Sign up for an easy and quick self-organized playtest on PC or mobile!

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What will come next?

  • On our first meeting, we will determine how we can help.
  • From there, we will craft a tailored plan for you.
  • And last, we will execute the plan and level up – together.

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