The prizes of this competition are designed to help you showcase your game and grow your business on Google Play, whether that's through promotions on the Google Play Store or other consumer and developer facing marketing channels, chances to network with industry experts and influencers, or devices to help you innovate or reduce your development costs.

3 winners (in addition to the below)

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  • Premium placement of your Game in the Google Play Store. 
  • Consideration for placement in other Google Play Store collections (at Google’s discretion).
  • A 100,000 EUR voucher from Superscale, an agency that aims to help game developers grow their business, to be used to help grow the game submitted to the Festival. The services will cover a scalability assessment to pinpoint the greatest growth opportunities - worth 15,000 EUR, plus 5,000 EUR user acquisition spend for testing purposes - and a Growth campaign - worth 80,000 EUR including user acquisition spend.
  • A Google Pixelbook Go device.
  • Two personalized consultations with members of the Google Play team. 

Top 10 (in addition to the below)

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  • Inclusion of your game in the “New Indie Highlights" collection (if the game is new to Google Play) or in "Our Indie Picks" collection (if the game was already available in Google Play) of the dedicated Indie Corner in the US, for 1 week.
  • Promotion of your game on Google Play consumer marketing channels.
  • Promotion of your game on Android Developer / Play Developer marketing channels.
  • A Google Pixel 4 device. 
  • A personalized consultation with a member of the Google Play team.

Finalists (up to 20)

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  • Inclusion of your game in a dedicated Indie Games Contest collection on the Indie Corner for one (1) month. The collection will run in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland).
  • A Google Nest Hub device.