GDWC is a free global competition for game developers of all shapes and sizes, and for all kinds of games on all digital platforms.
Create account to compete for great prizes and gain visiblity for your game! No participation fee.


How to Join the Championship?
Here's a short quide on how to submit your game to the Game Development World Championship with three quick steps: 1) Create Account 2) Create Team 3) Submit Game
Rewards & Giveaways
GDWC and our Sponsors & Partners will provide a wide selection of valuable rewards across multiple categories in the 2022 Championship. Check out category pages for specific rewards.
Trip to Finland for team representative to 6 winning teams
$28,000
gross value
Houdini Core Licenses for 10 winning teams across multiple categories
$20,000
gross value
250 GB of Free storage on Mudstack for all new GDWC competitor Teams
$19,000
gross value
Rider 1-year licenses for 30 Top 5 teams across multiple categories
$5,400
gross value
$5,000 USD Cash Prize
$5,000
gross value
Free Lifetime Personal Odin Inspector & Odin Validator Licenses
$7,700
gross value
3 months of Free Mudstack Indie subscription for all Studio Category participants
$23,000
gross value
Rider 6-month licenses giveaway for 70 fastest developers
$6,300
gross value
Autodesk® 3ds Max® or Autodesk® Maya® software licenses
$0
gross value
Career coaching session by an industry professional
$0
gross value
Exclusive developer interviews on Autodesk AREA community
$0
gross value
Cool Autodesk Swag!
$0
gross value
2-month Platform Fee waiver to 10 winning teams across multiple categories
$0
gross value
Option to be featured in Helpshift Showcase for Top 5 teams in multiple categories
$0
gross value
4 pairs of Valco ANC Headphones drawn between all teams who answer the Development Survey
$900
gross value
Free 1-Year IGDA Membership for five team members for Jury Choice Winning teams in multiple categories
$1,500
gross value
20% discount to 1-Year and 2-Year IGDA Memberships for members of Winning and Finalist Teams across multiple categories
$2,700
gross value
Care Package filled with goodies to 4 winning teams
$4,600
gross value
Trophies and Certificates to all 50 top 5 teams
$4,600
gross value
Highly Limited Edition GDWC Swag to all 50 top 5 teams
$4,600
gross value
Meet Our Sponsors
Huge thanks to our awesome sponsors and partners who make GDWC 2022 possible! Pay them a visit and check out how they can help you reach your game development goals.

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