Perforce Takes Home Games Industry Excellence Award for Third Consecutive Year

WOKINGHAM, UK, July 28, 2016 — Perforce, the game development industry's preferred version control and collaboration solution, recently accepted the award for Best Production Tool at the annual Develop conference and exhibition in Brighton, UK. Perforce also extends congratulations to several of its customers who also took ome awards at the event. Develop, one of Europe's leading game development conferences attracted over 1800 developers from small indie shops to global game studios.

Perforce customers took home awards in 10 of the 21 categories this year including:

  • New Games IP: Mobile Space Ape Games, "Rival Kingdoms"
  • Use of a License or IP: CD Projekt RED, "The Witcher III: Wild Hunt"
  • Visual Arts: CD Projekt RED, "The Witcher III: Wild Hunt"
  • Audio Accomplishment: The Chinese Room, "Everybody's Gone to the Rapture"
  • Engine: Epic Games, Unreal Engine 4
  • Audio: CD Projekt RED with Side, "The Witcher III: Wild Hunt" 
  • Visual & Development: D3T "The Witcher III:Wild Hunt" (PS4)
  • Indie Studio: CD Projekt RED
  • In-House Studio: Rocksteady
  • Studio of the Year: CD Projekt RED

The Develop Industry Excellence Awards program recognizes the top creators and innovators in the games development industry across the U.K. and Europe. Organized by Develop, the popular gaming industry magazine, the prestigious awards are the only peer-voted prizes in the region. 

"We are honored to play an instrumental role in game development at our customers' studios. Developers and artists alike put Perforce to the test tens of millions of times per day on their path to greatness. We aim to optimize our customers' interactions with Perforce software, minimizing down time while maximizing performance and scalability," said Perforce CEO Janet Dryer. 

The industry consistently chooses Perforce to enable speed and control over game development and large projects that include multiple file types of all sizes. Perforce version control software mitigates risk by giving developers compleate control over permissions, validation triggers, and file locking. 

About Perforce

Enterprises across the globe rely on Perforce to build and deliver digital products faster and with higher quality. Perforce offers complete developer collaboration and agile project management tools to accelerate delivery cycles — from agile planning tools to requirements, issues and test management, which then link to all source code, binary assets and artifacts for full build and release tracking and visibility. The company’s version control solutions are well known for securely managing change across all digital content — source code, art files, video files, images, libraries — while supporting the developer and build tools your teams need to be productive, such as Git, Visual Studio, Jenkins, Adobe, Maya and many others. Perforce is trusted by the world’s most innovative brands, including NVIDIA, Pixar, Scania, Ubisoft, and VMware. The company has offices in Minneapolis, MN, Alameda, CA, Mason, OH, the United Kingdom, Finland, Sweden, Germany, and Australia, and sales partners around the globe. For more information, please visit

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