Skillz Game Developer Challenge

Announcing the Skillz Game Developer Challenge! The winner will receive $25,000 in user acquisition budget and a GDC 2021 Package! If you want to cruise into GDC 2021 in style, then all you need to do is launch your game on the Skillz Developer Console and submit to an App Store by March 31st.

Any game that launches by March 31st automatically enters the competition and receives a customized game review and qualifies to receive additional Skillz design consultation services and a test user acquisition budget.


GRAND PRIZE WINNER

USER ACQUISITION BUDGET

Win $25,000 in Skillz-funded UA strategy to scale your game’s success

ULTIMATE GDC 2021 PACKAGE

2 tickets to GDC 2021 plus an additional $1000 of spending money to enjoy San Francisco

GAME LAUNCH EXPERTISE

Work closely with our leading game designers to optimize your game’s success

Are There More Winners?

Yes! All games submitted are evaluated by our game design team. Any games that pass our initial game design review process will receive additional game services and/or Skillz-funded User Acquisition budget.

1. Complete the Skillz integration

2. Submit the game to an App Store by March 31st

3. Either upload the game’s store link to the Developer Console or forward the submission email to integrations@skillz.com

JUDGING & ELIGIBILITY


Skillz will select one GRAND PRIZE winner and additional runner-up finalists judged on game design, cross-platform compatibility, replayability, compliance with eligibility, and game performance.

The game performance metrics used for game evaluation: player retention (trailing D1 & D7 retention rates), the average number of games played per player, and Daily Active Users.