Official Support Program – LocaGames

HELLO INDIE GAME DEVELOPER

FREE

Localize and Sell

Your game

Reach your fans

The world is waiting for your game! Localize your own game and get more people to love it?

EARN MORE

Spend more fun time making games by earning through LocaGames. We support game creators who live by what you like.

LEAVE ALL TO US

We will take care of all the troublesome listing procedures, copywriting in multiple languages, production of PR materials, and user support in foreign languages! Also, we will bear all the costs involved. Creators can focus on developing fun games and communicating with fans.

What

is

LocaGames?

LocaGames is a place where you can promote, earn, and communicate! Connect with your fans worldwide.
Prior to the opening in 2021, we are accepting applications from game creators!

LocaGames

What is Official Support Program?

There are 2 ways to publish your game on LocaGames. Those games passed the program will be localized and promoted without creator’s expenses.
We will take care of all the troublesome listing procedures, promotional text writing in multiple languages, production of PR materials, and user support in foreign languages!
Also, we will bear all the costs involved. Creators can focus on developing fun games and communicating with fans.

Normal listing

Initial fee$0
Commission: 15%
  • Selling games
  • Listing elsewhere: Possible
  • Selling price: $0 ~

Official Support Program

Initial fee$0
Commission: 40%
  • Selling games
  • Listing elsewhere: Possible only by via LocaGames
  • Selling price: $10 ~
  • Promotion
  • Publishing to other platforms
  • Multilingual support
  • Localization

What we support

Promotion

- Key visual creation(Confirmed)
- Priority display on LocaGames(Confirmed)
- PR on SNS(Confirmed)
- Press release distribution(Depends)
- Advertising(Depends)

Publishing on
other platforms etc.

We will bear the initial cost of posting on other platforms, such as Steam. Creators will be paid 80% of the amount transferred from other platforms.

MULTILINGUAL SUPPORT

Confirmed localization to one or more languages
- Copywriting in multiple language
- Inquiry support

Program Flow

Application

How to apply: Via form.
Result announcement: We will contact individually.

応募手順

Application and contract

  • 1. Register your game from the application form to apply.
  • 2. We will contact those who have passed the selection.
  • 3. After that, we will contract.
  • 4. After making a contract, we prepare according to the following procedure.

Translation
  • 5. Creator extracts the text contained in the game and sends it to us. At that time, please describe which scene it is. In the case of conversation, make sure to clarify who is speaking. Also, Creator should provide an executable file for debugging if possible so that the translator can determine the appropriate translation according to the situation while playing the game.
  • 6. We will send you the translated text. Please integrate the translated text into your game.
  • 7. Then please send the translated game file.

PR material production
  • 8. Creator will prepare the original material. Please send 5 to 10 materials you want to use for PR, such as video / still captures of game screens or character images.
  • 9. We create key visuals and videos based on the material. The content is left to us.

Release
  • 10. Once the translated file and promotion material are ready, they will be on sale.
  • 11. The release date will be announced to creator in advance. We will promote it before and after the release, so please inform it on creator's SNS or let your friends know.
  • 12. We also provide promotion materials, so feel free to use them for promotion.

APPLY YOUR GAME

Listing Conditions

Supporting OS and local law compliance

- Downloadable games for Windows or Mac OS
- Complies with Japanese law
- Does not infringe the copyright of a third party
- Ensure the full game deployment( not just trial, light versions, etc).

Payout

- Via PayPal at the end of the month following the month when revenue exceeded $30
- Sales are in USD
- The transfer fee is borne by the creator

Official support program

- Commission: 40% of sales
- Listing elsewhere: Impossible
- Selling price: Assessed by LocaGames starting from $10 ~.
- The game cannot be provided on other platforms. If it is already available, you need to stop posting it.
- If the creator has some reason cannot sell the product after the contract, the creator will be responsible for the actual cost of translation and promotion. (Translation is $1,000~ depends on the character count. Promotion cost can be around $1,000 to $3,000)
- If the game is published on another platform after the contract, the actual cost of translation and promotion will be charged.
- The copyright of the translated text belongs to LocaGames.

Apply Now

APPLICATION FORM

Please read the Listing conditions before applying.

    Your Name*

    Your Email*

    Game title*

    Description*

    Genre*

    Suggested retail price($)

    Rating

    Game file *Please zip the executable file and upload it to any file storage(Google drive, Dropbox, WeTransfer). Then enter the downloadable url.

    Platform*

    Approximate word count*


    よくある質問

    参考にさせて頂く場合もありますが、一概に現時点での人気の有無では決定しません。日本より他国での方が人気が見込める作品もあるためです。