Game Development World Championship 2023 - Winter Season
Awarded to the best game made for Virtual Reality platforms.
Win a Varjo Aero headset, a Publishing Deal, and up to 100 000 € marketing budget!
If you have a Virtual Reality game or project, you're invited to join!
Watch the GDWC 2023 Winter Season Awards Stream recording below:
Best VR Game is open for solo developers and teams of all sizes.
GDWC will Nominate games for the Award from all participants, based on game platform information provided by participants.
Games still in-development and games fully released since January 1st 2023.
Games developed for any Virtual Reality platforms can participate.
More than one game can be submitted.
Winning team gets a Varjo Aero VR headset valued at 2000€, provided by Varjo!
Select games may win a Publishing Deal and up to 100 000 € Marketing Budget to market the game by VRKiwi!
Publisher handles marketing, platform submissions & management, and sales development through game’s lifecycle. Publisher can also help with platform porting. Final marketing budget depends on game sales performance.
Winner is decided by a Jury appointed by VRKiwi.
Submissions close Sunday, December 31st, 2023 at 23:59:59 EET / UTC+2.
Winner announcement date to be declared later.
Join the competition by creating an account and submitting your team & game or games to the GDWC.
Join the over 36,000 game developers already competing!
VR game publishing & development studio from Finland.
VRKiwi is Finland’s largest VR game developer & publisher. Founded in 2014, it is experienced in several genres and cross-platform multiplayer games.
The studio develops and ports VR games from one single branch to every possible VR platform you can think of. It doesn't matter if you are working on an FPS, adventure or platformer game, VRKiwi will make your games shine!
Varjo stands as the industry leader in creating the world’s most advanced virtual and mixed reality hardware and software for professional use. Varjo's devices and solutions set the gold standard in immersive technology, catering to a spectrum of industry professionals spanning from aerospace engineering to advanced training simulations and biomedical research.
Varjo's portfolio of highest-resolution and immersion headsets represent a quantum leap in immersive technology. The introduction of Varjo's first consumer headset, Varjo Aero, has been met with commendation from hardcore gamers and simulation enthusiasts. Taking users to a whole new level of performance and immersion, Varjo paves the way for a more integrated digital future, proving that the line between the virtual and the real world is only as defined as our technology allows.