1 of the World 3Developer Challenge was overwhelmingly successful from the
stellar entries to the quality talent. From the pool of great entries we
hand-picked 30 developers to receive 3D tablets. Once again -
congratulations! We are so pleased that we're able to invest in our developer
Round 2 of the #W3DC is an extension of Round 1 - it is an opportunity to
re-submit your idea if you didn't win a tablet. It is also an opportunity to
submit an idea if you missed the window for the first round. Round 2 closes
on 31 January and slots into the overall timeline of the competition without
moving anything around.
At this point, you should be getting stuck into development, preparing for
March 6th - when the final .APKs have to be in. On 6 March we'll be at GDC in
San Francisco & in the weeks leading up to this, we'll be choosing a few
promising finalists to award the opportunity to showcase their 3D games at
the booth! A huge opportunity to get your game out there! If you want to be
selected, make sure we know what you're up to - post on the Forum, tweet us
updates, get in touch!
The time between March 6 and March 20 will be a whirlwind of voting and
judging until March 20, when we'll announce the winners at SXSW in
This is where the funding comes into play. We have tiers of funding
depending on our ranking of your game. We're planning App Store Launch for
April 1st - which will mean the beginning of the opportunity to start
gathering income from the sale of your 3D title! Exciting stuff!
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