2019 Google Indie Games Accelerator Program for Top Indie Game Startups
Deadline: May 19, 2019.
Indie Games Accelerator is a program for top indie game startups from select emerging markets who are looking to supercharge their growth on Android. This is a special edition of the Launchpad Accelerator program, designed in close collaboration with Google Play, featuring a comprehensive gaming curriculum and mentorship from top mobile gaming experts.
Make sure you meet all the eligibility criteria mentioned below before applying
- You must be a registered developer on Google Play.
- You need to be based in one of the eligible countries: Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Egypt, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Nigeria, South Africa, Tunisia, Turkey, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.
- You must be at least 18 years old* at the time of entering the competition.
- You must be the developer of the game you are submitting for review.
- If you are submitting an unreleased game for review, it must have a playable demo APK (Android Package Kit) submitted to Google Play as private beta through the Google Play Console and made accessible to the program team by inviting email@example.com as a beta tester within the Submission Period.
Startups selected for the Indie Games Accelerator program will receive:
1. Invitation to attend 2 all-expense-paid* gaming bootcamps at Google Asia HQ in Singapore.
2. Personalized mentorship from top experts from Google and the gaming industry.
3. Google Pixel phone + US$ 20,000 in Google Cloud Platform and Firebase credits**, with training and support.
4. Opportunity to be showcased on Google Play.
5. Invitation to attend Google Playtime 2019
6. Delegate pass to Google I/O 2020***
7. Invitation to a Unity “Unite” event of your choice.
8. Google will cover costs for air travel, hotel and meals during the stay