Press release

Game Development World Championship 2021 Launches!

For Immediate Release on February 22th.

The Game Development World Championship (GDWC) has launched for 2021. GDWC is the largest game developer focused competition in the world bringing thousands of developers from across the world together in a friendly competition each year.

Participating in the competition is free for developers! Games on all digital platforms (PC, Console, Mobile, VR / AR) are accepted. Development teams of all sizes and all backgrounds, be it hobbyist, student, indie, or professional are welcome to join. Game Jam projects can also compete in their own category. To participate a game must not have launched before 2021. Early access and in-development games are welcome.

Games will compete in multiple categories where winners will be picked by a jury of industry professionals. Gamers will also be able to choose their favorite in Fan Favorite category and each week in Weekly Votes which will launch soon. Winning teams will receive prizes, which vary from Trips to Finland to Development Software Licenses, and GDWC Care Packages filled with goodies.

Game developers can now submit their games to the competition at the GDWC website at

Game Development World Championship Website:

GDWC 2021 Launch Trailer:

GDWC Presskit:

For more information contact:
Olli Mäntylä, The GDWC Manager