Nordic Game Discovery Contest Season IV: Next stop Malta!

It’s with great pleasure that the organisers of the Nordic Game Discovery Contest can reveal that the next qualifier of Season IV will take place at Playcon in Ta’Qali, Malta, on 4 October 2019. This is Malta’s first gave development and esports expo supported by the GamingMalta Foundation.

NGDC have teamed up with the GamingMalta Foundation – a non-profit foundation set-up by the government of Malta to promote the video gaming sector – to launch the first NGDC in Malta

“Malta is a new addition to the NGDC tour map, and we’re very excited to take the Discovery Contest to the Playcon event in Malta supported by the GamingMalta Foundation”, says NGDC host and Nordic Game CCO Jacob Riis. “I’m really looking forward to hosting this qualifier, and to meet the local developer scene. It will be very exciting to see which games will make it as finalists, and how they will perform under the immense fun and pressure that is part of pitch battling on stage.”

“We are very happy to welcome NGDC to Malta and positioning Malta as a launch pad for great games true to our mission as Home of Gaming Excellence’ says Shawn Muscat Head of Programme Implementation at GamingMalta.

The qualifier in Malta is the second stop on the NGD Season IV tour plan. The selected game will win a seat in the NGDC Grand Finals next year at Nordic Game 2020, in Malmö, Sweden, as well as prizes from Xsolla, PR specialists Plan of Attack,, and influencer marketing experts Matchmade.

Apply now!

Are you developing or have you already developed a game that deserves more attention than it’s received so far? And are you attending the Playcon Summit? If so, submit your game and prepare to go on stage for the second qualifying round of NGDC Season IV – and maybe all the way to the finals at NG20 next May.

Here’s the submission form for the NGDC Season IV qualifier at Playcon, happening on the 4 October at MFCC, Ta Qali, Malta during the Delta summit.

Deadline for submissions is 23 September 2019!

NGDC Season IV is sponsored by Xsolla, Versus Evil, Nordic Game Ventures, Matchmade,, and Plan of Attack.

Interested in becoming an NGDC partner or sponsor?

Contact Nordic Game BD director Teddy Florea to learn about some great opportunities still available for the upcoming tour.