Posted by Patricia Correa, Director, Global Developer Marketing

At Google Play we’re dedicated to serving to all builders thrive, whether or not these are giant multinational firms or small startups and indie sport studios. They are all essential to offering the companies and experiences that individuals around the globe search for on their Android units. The indie sport developer group, specifically, continually pushes the boundaries with their creativity and fervour, and produce distinctive and numerous content material to gamers in every single place.

To proceed supporting indies, as we speak we’re opening submissions for 2 of our annual developer applications – the Indie Games Accelerator and the Indie Games Festival. These applications are designed to assist small video games studios develop on Google Play, it doesn’t matter what stage they’re in:

  • If you’re a small video games studio on the lookout for assist to launch a brand new title, apply for the Accelerator to get mentorship and training;
  • Or, in case you have already created and launched a top quality sport that’s prepared for the highlight, enter the Festival for an opportunity to win promotions.

This 12 months the applications include some adjustments, together with extra eligible markets and absolutely digital occasion experiences. Learn extra beneath and apply by July 1st.

Accelerator: Get training and mentorship to supercharge your development

If you’re an indie developer, early in your journey – both near launching a brand new sport or lately launched a title, that is this system for you. We’ll present training and mentorship that may make it easier to construct, launch and develop efficiently.

This 12 months we have now almost doubled the eligible markets, with builders from over 70 nations being eligible to use for the 2021 program.

Selected individuals can be invited to participate in a 12-week on-line acceleration program. During this time you’ll get unique entry to a group of Google and business consultants, in addition to a community of different passionate builders from around the globe seeking to supercharge their development.

Festival: win promotions that put your sport within the highlight

If you are an indie sport developer who has lately launched a top quality sport, that is your probability to have your sport found by business consultants and gamers worldwide.

This 12 months we’ll, once more, host three competitions for builders from Japan, South Korea, and chosen European nations.

Prizes embody options on Google Play retailer, promotional campaigns price 100,000 EUR, and extra.