While the majority of games industry events cost hundreds, if not thousands of pounds to attend, indie developers can participate in the next Pocket Gamer Connects Digital – which takes place in September – in a variety of ways, without spending a penny.
Pocket Gamer Connects Digital #8 runs from September 27th to October 1st. It provides a whole range of opportunities for developers – individuals, teams and studios – to showcase their games, network with publishers and investors to help take your game to market, and learn from top experts across the whole of games industry. It’s much more than mobile.
Pocket Gamer has championed indie developers and studios since the first PGC in 2006. From the Big Indie Pitch competitions, to providing developers easy access to the events, Pocket Gamer connects (see, it’s not just a clever name) indies with publishers and investors looking for the next big hit.
There are a range of free options, from complimentary indie tickets, to showcasing your game in one of the event’s competitions.
Sign Up For Free Indie Tickets
Pocket Gamer Connects Digital #8 has a limited number of free conference passes solely for small indie developers who may not be able to easily attend major events. This enables those developers to meet with publishers and investors online, and learn from the biggest names in the industry, without having to pay the cost of a full-price ticket.
To qualify, you or your company must be a small indie games studio (fewer than 10 staff, independent, your main focus is creating games). If this sounds like you then sign up now.
The Big Hypercasual Pitch and PC Indie Pitch
The PocketGamer Big Indie Pitch competitions see indie developers engage in speed-dating-style pitching sessions for fame and glory as well as a whole bunch of amazing promotional prizes! It’s a fun but hotly-contested event that has proved a genuine game-changer for a lot of teams in the past.
At the event, every pitching team gets three minutes to explain their concept, or show their game, then face one minute of Q&A with each of the expert industry judges.
At PocketGamer Connects Digital #8 in September 2021, the Big Hypercasual Pitch will make its first ever appearance. This is a brand new pitching event tailored to hypercasual developers. This pitch follows the same format as our previous pitches, but will feature hypercasual-focused judges (including journalists, publishers, investors and notable developers).
If you’re not yet aware of – or working in – the red hot hypercasual area, there’s also a Big Indie Pitch catered to PC and console developers. If you’re a solo or small team working to make cool independent games for PC or console, make sure you sign up now.
If you’re an indie developer, make sure you sign up for these fantastic opportunities at Pocket Gamer Connects Digital #8 and secure the future of your game and your studio. Sign up for one, some or all of the following opportunities today, before they’re booked solid.
Apply for our free indie ticket programme
Register to show your game in the Big Hypercasual Pitch
Register to show your game in the Big Indie Pitch (PC and console)
If you’re not an indie developer (or you are, but you want your ticket as soon as possible without waiting to see if you qualify), you can still take advantage of the Early Bird offer and book now.
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