from Susanne Braun
Despite the pandemic, the German Developer Prize (DEP) will also be awarded in 2020, but this time as a live stream. Now the submission phase for your game projects has started! Are you a developer, manufacturer or a newcomer? Then your baby submits and hopes for an award in one of the 15 categories!

The corona pandemic in 2020 has an uncanny impact on all events in life and does not stop at the presentation of the German Developer Prize. In 2020, the DEP will be awarded in 15 categories as part of a livestream, which will be broadcast on the Internet on December 10, 2020, in an "exciting format that recognizes the award winners and at the same time entertains the public in an original way." Details will follow in the coming weeks, as the organizers of Aruba GmbH emphasize.

You have a game project and want to use it to apply for the German Developer Award 2020? Good, because from now on and until October 1, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. you can visit the DEP website Submit your project, regardless of whether you are a newcomer or have several years of developer or manufacturer experience under your belt. Each project submitted receives a fair chance of winning a prize in the 15 categories of Best German Game, Best Studio, Best Publisher, Best Game Design, Best Sound, Best Graphics, Best Story, Best Indie Game, Best Mobile Game, Innovation Award, Special Award Social engagement, most wanted, long-running favorite, newcomer award (Ubisoft) and promotional award for young female developers. By the way: In 2019, the German MMO Tibia from CipSoft from Regensburg won in the perennial favorite.

All details on the application deadlines can be found on the DEP website. Danger: The application deadline for the Ubisoft Newcomer Award is August 31, 2020!

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German Developer Award 2016: Video impressions from the award ceremony