Build Alexa game skills and create entertaining, engaging, and educational voice gaming experiences. From storytelling and trivia games to quizzes and gaming accessories, your Alexa game skill can surprise and delight customers with interactive voice experiences.
The Alexa Skills Challenge: Games is an opportunity for you to create an engaging and fun Alexa games skill. Your skill must be published within the Games, Trivia and Accessories category in the Alexa Skills Store to qualify. Your skill can be in German or English and needs to be published to the Alexa Skills Store on amazon.de or amazon.co.uk. You can publish to both stores and increase your chance of winning one of the grand prizes or a bonus prize.
Alexa Skills Challenge: Games
Build entertaining, engaging, and educational Alexa game skills and win cash prizes with a total value of €50k!
Alexa skills can simplify almost any imaginable task through a voice command and add a new way of interaction. Games provide a wide opportunity for developers. Transferring the experience to voice is just the next challenge to conquer. You own the experience and can build almost anything you want – whether you are new to Alexa or an experienced skill builder – we provide you with the resources and tools you need to get started.
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How to enter
Build (or update) and publish an entertaining, engaging, or educational Alexa skill within the Games, Trivia and Accessories category.
A skill description, video demo, and other information must be submitted to the BeMyApp platform by October 17, 2018, at 5:00pm CET to be considered.
The skill must also be submitted to the Alexa Skills Store on amazon.de or amazon.co.uk in the Games, Trivia and Accessories category by October 17, 2018, at 5pm CET and it must PASS certification by October 25, 2018, at 5pm CET to remain eligible.
For a complete list of requirements, see the Official Rules.
August 29 - October 17, 2018
November 1, 2018
Grand Prize & Bonus Prize Winners Announced
December 7, 2018
The winners for the overall best German and English Alexa game skill in the Alexa Skill store on amazon.de and amazon.co.uk will receive €10,000 on top of their finalist prize.
All eligible participants will take home an exclusive Alexa Skills Challenge designed hoodie.
Ten finalists will take home €2,500 each.
What are you competing for?
There are 5 additional bonus prizes for you to build towards.
Winners of these bonus prizes will receive €2,500 and an Echo Spot
(up to three Echo Spots, if you are participating as a team). They need not be a finalist:
Developers based in the United Kingdom will receive the cash prizes to the actual exchange rate in British pounds.
Co-chief editor of game magazine GameStar
Alexa Champion and
Technical Evangelist at
Alexa Champion and
CEO of 169 Labs
General Manager Europe Alexa Skills Kit and Alexa Voice Service
Our jury is made of experts in games, voice technology and skill development.