Game Development World Championship 2023 - Winter Season

Mobile Award

Awarded for the best mobile game of the Season

presented with

$10,000 for grand prize winner and $2,500 for each of the four runner-ups!

For all games made for mobile devices!

2023 winter Awards

Watch the GDWC 2023 Winter Season Awards Stream recording below:

Mobile Award details

What is Skillz?

Skillz empowers developers to monetize their games through skill-based competition.

Leveraging its patented technology, Skillz hosts billions of casual eSports tournaments for millions of mobile players worldwide, and distributes millions in prizes each month. Learn more about Skillz here.

As a game developer, you can get started by creating an account on Skillz Developer Console.

The developer console is your one-stop resource to integrate Skillz SDK into your games, set up tournaments, get your game ready to launch on Skillz platform and monitor its performance post launch. We have detailed documentation to help you through the process.

You can always reach out to us at or join our Discord community if you need additional help. We are also hosting weekly AMA sessions on Discord every Wednesday at 9:00 am Pacific so that you can meet our Dev Success team who can answer any questions you have.

What games can be submitted?

Games still in-development and games fully released in past 12 months (since August 1st 2022.)

Both Commercial and Non-commercial games are welcome.

Games on mobile device platforms, iOS and Android, are accepted.

More than one game can be submitted.

Mobile Award category is open to both games using and not using Skillz platform.

What are the prizes?

One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive $10,000

Four (4) Runner-ups will receive $2,500 each

Who can participate?

Mobile Award is open for solo developers and teams of all sizes.

GDWC will Nominate games for the Award from all participants, based on available information.

Who decides the Winner?

Winner is decided by a Jury appointed by Skillz.

When is the competition?

Submissions close Sunday, December 31st, 2023 at 23:59:59 EET / UTC+2.

Winner announcement date to be declared later.

How to join?

Join the competition by creating an account and submitting your team & game or games to the GDWC.

Select "Mobile Award" category during game submission and fill out the required additional details.

Join the over 42,000 game developers already competing!

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