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SXSW Sydney 2023 Games Showcase Submissions Now Closed


About Games Showcase submissions for SXSW Sydney 2023 

The SXSW Sydney 2023 Games Festival will be the place to experience the current trends and exciting future of the Games industry in Australia and beyond. If you’re a game developer, SXSW Sydney will offer you unprecedented access to a massive audience of industry professionals, media, creatives, and new fans and consumers.

There’ll be a keen focus on the movers and shakers in the Games industry in the Asia-Pacific region, but SXSW Sydney will stretch to every corner of the globe. From virtual and augmented reality projects to cinematic RPGs and tabletop games, the SXSW Sydney 2023 Games Festival will cover it all.


The Games Festival will run from 18-22 October 2023.


SXSW Sydney Games Showcase Submissions are now closed

Thank you to all of the games developers who submitted to the SXSW Sydney 2023 Games Showcase across a range of game formats, platforms and genres. We have been blown away by the response and our team are carefully reviewing each submission to carefully curate our final content lineup. Submissions will be selected based on a range of factors including originality, technicality, graphical, narrative game design, and gameplay, based on the review of multiple parties. You will be notified about the result of your application on or before August 16, 2023. If you have any questions relating to the SXSW Sydney 2023 Games Festival, please contact us at gamesfest@sxswsydney.com – and please subscribe to our newsletter for the latest updates.



Important Information:

  • The Games Festival will be held across several venues in central Sydney, and runs from 18-22 October.
  • Showcase slots will be scheduled in alternating day and evening sessions, taking place over the four days.
  • Please note that SXSW Sydney does not cover travel, accommodation, or visa expenses.


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