The once a year BitSummit match, Japan’s competition celebrating indie video games, was once at the start deliberate for Would possibly this yr in Kyoto, however needed to be cancelled according to the COVID-19 pandemic. Its alternative is BitSummit Gaiden, a web based match together with Twitch streams and a Discord server.
Over 75 video games from Japan and all over the world are being showcased, with streamable demos to be had on Utomik moderately than on a display ground. All the video games are divided up into 5 groups and you’ll see them on a neat map of the development.
On the Discord server there are are living chats with the builders, let’s performs, and competitions, and the server will stay after the weekend as an enduring group. Apply the occasions on Twitch in addition to the hashtag #BitSummitGaiden on social media.
For extra on what makes BitSummit so particular, here is our tale on how it is paving the best way for indie video games in Japan from ultimate yr.