Over 18 Million Views Worldwide! Japan’s Largest Indie Game Festival INDIE Live Expo 2021 To be held on June 5th, 2021 (Sat.)

The INDIE Live Expo Board is proud to announce that the third iteration of “INDIE Live Expo” will be broadcasted live on Saturday, June 5th, 2021.
Additionally, we are also happy to announce that as of today we have begun accepting entries for games to be exhibited at the event. We are looking forward to receiving entries from all the indie developers out there.

<Event Overview>

■Event Name INDIE Live Expo 2021

■Date/Time Saturday, June 5th, 2021 from 18:00 (JST)~

■Guests/Speakers To be announced.

■Streaming Platforms

*More streaming platforms are expected to be added later.

■Broadcast Contents

Once again, we will be introducing a large number of indie titles. We also plan to showcase hot new games selected especially for the broadcast, and a special projects segment is also scheduled. A slew of other must-see features are also in the works, including a live music segment and more.
*Program details will be announced at a later date.

*The above images are from the previous event.

<Exhibition Title Entry Overview>

We are currently looking for game info to be introduced in the “INDIE Live Expo 2021” broadcast. We especially welcome contact from those who would like to announce their latest projects during the program. Information on titles that have already been announced or which are already available is also more than welcome, so please be sure to contact us via the entry page to submit info for any games you’d like to have introduced.

Entry period: February 5th, 2021 (Fri.) 17:30 ~ April 19th, 2021 (Mon.) 16:00 (JST)

*Titles entered will be examined for consideration by the INDIE Live Expo Board. Also, in the event that the number of entries received is too large for every entry to be included in the program, titles to be introduced will be handpicked by the INDIE Live Expo Board.

<New Official English Twitter Account & Special Campaign>

In order to spread the word as widely as possible among indie gamers, we have started an official English Twitter account for the event.
To commemorate the opening of the official English account, we will be holding a special Follow & Retweet campaign.

■How to Enter

  1. Follow the official INDIE Live Expo English Twitter account ( @INDIELiveExpoEN )
  2. Like and Retweet the designated tweet
  3. Five users will be selected from among those who have completed Steps 1 & 2 by 11:59pm on February 28th, 2021 (PST) to receive a set of five Steam codes, one each for the titles Bright Memory, TOKOYO: The Tower of Perpetuity, DEEEER Simulator, Fight Crab, and Mad Father. (Provided by PLAYISM)

*Only those who continue to follow the specified account on the day of winner selection will be considered eligible. Any users who have unfollowed the account by the time of selection will not be eligible to win.
*Winners will be notified via direct message on Twitter.
*We have to apologize, but only residents of the United States will be eligible to receive the keys.We wanted to make the prize available to everyone all over the world, but when we tried to understand the laws around the world, it was too difficult to track them all.

<Request for Sponsorship/Cooperation>

In order to help ensure that “INDIE Live Expo” can continue to thrive, we are currently looking for sponsors/collaborators as detailed below.

■Corporate Sponsorship

We can provide merits such as original segment development, broadcasting of announcement/advertisement videos, and logo display.
Please feel free to contact us with any info on indie games or info/enterprises/groups that would be of benefit or interest to indie gamers.

Cutoff date (Stage 1): March 31st, 2021 (Wed.) 11:59pm (JST)

■Broadcast Supporters Wanted

We are on the lookout for companies and individuals who would be interested in running online simulcasts of the broadcast, regardless of language or platform.
Companies/individuals providing support and cooperation for the program may be introduced via the official event website and/or during the broadcast.

Support broadcasts are welcome from anyone and everyone. If even slightly interested, please feel free to contact us at your leisure.
*As long as no slander/defamation with regard to “INDIE Live Expo” and/or information/content detrimental to indie games and indie game users is contained in the simulcast, we are happy to allow free and unlimited use of simulcasts for the broadcast.

  • Please send any inquiries to the below email address:

For the latest info, please check our official website, Twitter, and Weibo feeds.