Give your Android game the next level up!

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 select countries* in Asia, Middle East & Africa and Latin America.

Applications for the class of 2019 are now closed. Come back on 5 Jun’19 to find out who got selected! 

5 June

Program Benefits 

Selected participants receive:

  1. Invites to 2 all-expenses-paid** gaming bootcamps at Google Asia HQ in Singapore
  2. Personalized mentorship from Google and gaming industry experts
  3. Opportunity to be showcased on Google Play
  4. US$ 20,000 in Google Cloud Platform and Firebase credits***
  5. Google Pixel phone
  6. Invites to exclusive events  

More details about the program and benefits here.   

Key Dates

Applications open
17 Apr'19
Submissions close
19 May'19
Class of 2019 Announcement
 5 Jun'19
29 Jul - 2 Aug'19
10 - 13 Dec'19


Indie Games Accelerator participants get direct access to leading game experts from Google as well as from leading game studios and institutions around the world. Meet our 2019 mentors!


Augusto Petrone

Co-founder & CPO,
The Other Guys


Clara Reeves

CEO, Hipster Whale


Elena Sukhar

VP, Strategic Partnerships, 
Game Insight




James Russell

Head of Game Design

Program Partners

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* The program is open to developers from the following 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.

** Google will cover costs for air travel, hotel and meals during the stay.

*** Valid for 12 months. Only available in Google Cloud Territories and to developers that have not received credits previously.