TOKYO – Sept. 27, 2021 – INDIE Live Expo Winter 2021 (ILE), the digital showcase connecting indie game fans globally which has highlighted more than 800 new indie titles and gained more than 29 million views across three shows, opens submissions for games to take part in the showcase starting today until Thursday, Oct. 8, 2021 at 4:00 PM JST / 9:00 AM CEST / 3:00 AM EDT.
Independent developers and publishers from all over the world can submit their new game reveals, news on upcoming titles, major updates for previously-released games, for potential featuring on the broadcast. The INDIE Live Expo Office will begin notifying applicants and confirming participation in mid-October, ahead of the show on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, with broadcasts on YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, and Bilibili in English, Japanese, and Chinese.
Along with hundreds of showcased games, ILE will also feature the second annual INDIE Live Expo Awards. After nominee submission ends Wednesday, Sept. 30 until 23:59 PM JST, the voting committee will determine the shortlist in each category. Winners will be decided by public voting and an esteemed panel of international games media beginning in October.
Continuing in ILE’s efforts to support indie developers year-round, show organizers will distribute the third edition of the INDIE Live Expo Letter on Tuesday, Sept. 28. This digital magazine provides developers and publishers with information and promotion opportunities, and all developers can subscribe to it for free.
“The fourth Indie Live Expo is nearly upon us and the showcase is looking to be bigger than the past three shows already,” said Ryuta Konuma, Founder, Ryu’s Office. “Working with so many passionate developers, publishers, sponsors, and press members who all share a passion for indie games is something we will always treasure.”
Developers interested in information about future INDIE Live Expo events and opportunities can sign up for the INDIE Live Expo Letter here.
Media and content creators looking to co-stream INDIE Live Expo Winter 2021 can submit an application here for consideration and promotion.
INDIE Live Expo Winter 2021 and INDIE Live Expo Awards sponsorship opportunities are also available, with a variety of options for companies of all sizes, with the possibility for video featuring during the event. For more information on these opportunities please visit the informational and submission page here.