Show your game at the devcom NRW Indie Expo 2021!

60 upcoming games will be presented at devcom developer conference 2021

Thank you for your interest in showing your indie game at the devcom NRW Indie Expo 2021 funded by the Premier of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia!

We will select up to 60 playable game projects from all entries to be shown at the NRW Indie Expo of the devcom Developer Conference 2021 by invitation.

Who can apply?

You can apply with any game as long as there is a playable prototype. As we want to support newcomers, we will give preference to applications from younger studios. And as devcom has diversity at its core, we strongly encourage diverse teams to apply!

Thanks to the continued support of our partner the Premier of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, we can once again offer a special entry fee of 175 € (net). Participation for teams and studios from North Rhine-Westphalia is free of charge.

The registration deadline to participate in the devcom NRW Indie Expo is July 31, 2021, and there is no early bird period.

What does the NRW Indie Expo package include?

  • Access to all talks

  • Access to all live Q&As

  • Access to our devcom content pool with all talks of #ddc2021, exclusive podcasts and Q&A sessions

  • 2 business accounts in the official B2B app of devcom and gamescom (comparable with the gamescom trade visitor ticket)

  • Invitation to our exclusive online pitching and networking events

  • Entry in the devcom Indie Award

  • Your game at our “Let’s Play Indies” Games Show on Twitch during the #ddc2021 special

  • Access to our Discord Community Server

  • 10% discount on every devcom master class booked in 2021
  • 15% discount on your #ddc2022 pass

Your Booth
  • A virtual booth in your company branding with all information about your game and your company

  • The ability to stream live from your virtual booth (limited time per day) and to show your gameplay trailer

  • Your very own virtual booth chat where you can discuss with your visitors

devcom Indie Award

with exclusive prizes from

All participants of the devcom NRW Indie Expo 2021 automatically enter the competition for the devcom Indie Award 2021.

Thanks to our Main Conference Partner Xsolla, all participants will receive:

  • a grant of a 500 USD credit line from Xsolla Partner Network for covering expenses while working with influencers and affiliate-networks by revenue share model.
  • an invitation to Xsolla Diamond Club – a collective of the industry-only professionals organized as a networking club, providing various perks and features, as well as hosting regular events and speaker’s sessions for its members.


The Top 5 games will receive a free package of Xsolla’s core services:

  • Cash prize of 2,000 USD

  • Free usage of Xsolla Login and Xsolla Launcher products for the periods of Friends & Family and Alpha-tests (a limit of 100 MAU, build size of 25GB and traffic of 25TB max total applied)
  • Free custom design mock-ups for Xsolla Launcher, Xsolla Login, landing pages and game forum built on the Xsolla Site Builder and partnership programs for video bloggers (w/out following design integration and program set-up)
  • Setup and launch of pre-orders campaigns or any other monetization stage while using Xsolla Site Builder
  • Free setup and launch Xsolla In-Game Store for games with cross-platform player inventory connected with free inventory storage provided by Xsolla (limit of 10K MAU applied)
  • Single Job post published on 80 Level Talent for 1 month (with promotion of the HR Brand and job post by 80 Level Team)
  • An invitation to Xsolla Funding Club for finding investments for a game and expertise help with game pitch preparation for the investments showcases featuring the investment application in the Xsolla Funding Club

The devcom Indie Award Jury:

Ok, let’s go!

Please let us have some details about your project – just use the submission form below. We look forward to seeing you at #ddc2021!

Thank you! See you soon at #ddc2021!

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