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Australia's pre-eminent
games market
Melbourne
10 October 2024

AUSTRALIA’S PRE-EMINENT GAMES MARKET
WHERE PUBLISHERS AND DEVELOPERS CONVERGE.

About Play Now Melbourne

Presented by VicScreen, Play Now is returning to Melbourne for its second year, as part of Melbourne International Games Week. This year will be bigger and better, with more places open for developers to pitch their projects to an even bigger line-up of publishers, platform holders and investors.  

The line-up includes some of the biggest names in games: Devolver Digital, Raw Fury, Oculus Publishing from Meta, Team17, Massive Monster, Fellow Traveller, Akupara Games, Landfall, ASTRA Logical, UltraPlayers and PlaySide Studios, with more to be announced.

Get Involved

Publishers, Platform holders & Investors

Discover the next big Aussie game. 

Unearth exciting new games as you connect with an impressive selection of Australian developers. 

 Play Now Melbourne is a day filled with meetings and market floor networking opportunities with some of Australia’s best developers. 

With no-cost to participate, we’ll create a bespoke itinerary of meetings designed to fit your brief.  

Want to be part of the action?

Developers

Take your project global. 

Connect with leading international publishers, platform holders and investors to help take your project to the next level. 

Applications are now open to participate in Play Now Melbourne. A no-cost games market with the opportunity to pitch your project to global publishers, platform holders and investors, while also networking with developers from around Australia.

Apply now!

Play Now 2023

Watch all the highlights from Play Now Melbourne 2023.

Latest news
4 June 2024

VicScreen’s Play Now Melbourne returns

Australia’s pre-eminent games market, Play Now Melbourne is set to return for another round in 2024. 

11 October 2023

Play Now Melbourne 2023 highlights

Play Now Melbourne is Australia's pre-eminent games market. As part of Melbourne International Games Week, Play Now Melbourne was held on 5 October 2023 at the State Library of Victoria. It featured an impressive line-up of leading international and local publishers, platform holders and investors, hearing pitches from more than 40 projects from across Australia. Here are some of the highlights from the day.

26 September 2023

VICSCREEN SECURES ADDITIONAL GLOBAL GAMES PUBLISHERS TO PLAY NOW MELBOURNE

Sony PlayStation, Devolver Digital, Massive Monster, Fellow Traveller, Ultra Players, Team 17, Raw Fury, Akupara Games and Shueisha Games have now joined Meta, Landfall Games and Kepler Interactive to search for the next big games to come out of Australia.