Google Indie Games Accelerator Program 2019 for indie game startups

Application Deadline:May 19th 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. The program is open to developers from:

Asia: Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam
Middle East & Africa: Egypt, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Nigeria, South Africa, Tunisia and Turkey
Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela

Eligibility Criteria
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 protected] as a beta tester within the Submission Period.
Program Benefits
Selected participants receive:

Invites to 2 all-expenses-paid* gaming bootcamps at Google Asia HQ in Singapore
Personalized mentorship from Google and gaming industry experts
Opportunity to be showcased on Google Play
US$ 20,000 in Google Cloud Platform and Firebase credits**
Google Pixel phone
Invites to exclusive events
Program selection process
All eligible entries will be reviewed by Google teams and program participants will be selected on the basis of:

Game submitted for review, evaluated on innovation, fun, design, technological and production quality
Ratings, reviews and performance of previously launched games on Google Play
Developer’s ability to receive coaching
For More Information: Visit the Official Webpage of the Google Indie Games Accelerator Program 2019