5-7 December 2024

About Playtopia

Founded in 2018, Playtopia is Africa’s first annual destination Indie Games & Immersive Arts festival and conference. It is a gathering of South African and global creators and players, where we celebrate the African “scene”. A place for people to come together to share ideas, connect across continents and disciplines, and to exhibit work.

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We are excited to see our volunteer family again this December! Volunteering for Playtopia is a great way to get involved in the digital games and interactive media scene, meet new people, and attend the Playtopia conference and festival! Our volunteers are the face of the festival. They are the people who ensure all the wheels turn to deliver a great attendee experience!

Volunteer registration opens March 2024.

Show us what you got!

We’re excited to announce the Call for Games Submissions for Playtopia, a platform dedicated to showcasing the talents and creations of independent game developers.



We invite interactive or immersive artwork submissions that explore and encourage playfulness. Playful media includes all objects, spaces, and technologies that create, invite, or facilitate a playful or immersive experience for its participants.

Have something to say?

We are excited to announce the Call for Speakers for Playtopia’s Conference and Festival, where we celebrate the creativity and innovation of independent game developers. This event brings together industry professionals, aspiring developers, and enthusiasts to share knowledge, insights, and experiences in the world of indie games.


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