We wanted to update you that we will be sunsetting our Accelerator Program.
The Accelerator Program was founded in 2015 as a method to collect feedback from the community. Since then, the program has gone through many changes and Developer Relations has introduced a number of ways to listen to your feedback. The Community Feedback program, for example, is designed to gather a diverse group of active and trusted developers to collaborate with Roblox internal teams.
Over time, the Accelerator Program evolved into a training program for up-and-coming creators to help them develop new experiences. We have since produced Level Up content that shares key learnings on Game Design and other relevant topics. We have also introduced the Game Fund to fund innovative next-gen experiences.
Lastly, with COVID-19, the program went remote to adapt to a changing world. This resulted in a surge of international participants and opened our team’s eyes to what supporting creators globally can resemble. At the same time, we increased our investment in the Roblox Developer Events program that allows Roblox creators from around the globe to host events virtually and share their knowledge with the broader community.
We have come to realize the Accelerator Program is no longer well suited to serve our diverse, global community and will wind down the program, concluding with the Fall 2022 cohort. In the coming months, we plan to publish much of the content offered to previous Accelerator classes to benefit the entire community.
We are still here and constantly brainstorming new ways to support the community. The Accelerator team, @AL1CEB0T, @chewbeccca, @LuluSpookyPanda, @m4rrh3w, and myself, are excited to continue helping Roblox developers and creators.
Thank you to the community and all our incredible Accelerator participants over the years. We couldn’t have done it without you and we hope you’re just as excited as we are for future opportunities for connecting, collaborating, and creating on Roblox.