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Mojiworks announces 1 million players during Global Launch weekend of Chef Showdown on Discord; pioneer of hypersocial games becomes first developer to go all-in on Discord Activities platform

Discord 'activity' already used by a million players.

October 19, 2023

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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

MojiWorks Limited |

  • Chef Showdown, launched October 6th, is Mojiworks’ first game in partnership with Discord

  • “We believe that Discord Activities is the next big thing for games played with friends” says Matthew Wiggins, Mojiworks CEO

  • Mojiworks aims to be the leader of this new & rapidly evolving platform in 2024


October 19, 2023 - Mojiworks, a pioneer of hypersocial games, in collaboration with Discord, the voice, video, and text communications platform for friends to come hang out and talk online, is thrilled to announce the successful global launch of Chef Showdown, an Activity on Discord. This real-time multiplayer cooking game is set to pave more ways for friends to collaborate and compete online.

Having already made significant waves across platforms like Snapchat, Facebook, and Apple with over 120M players, Mojiworks is no stranger to creating engaging, social-centric gaming experiences. Their partnership with Discord marks a new chapter in their journey, one that they believe will be a game-changer.

"Adding Chef Showdown to Discord is an exciting part of our quest to redefine social games by making games directly available where people are hanging out" says Matthew Wiggins, CEO of Mojiworks. “We’re thrilled to be a part of bringing fun, instant games to the large audience of gamers that are already on Discord.”

As the best place to have fun with friends and a home online to talk, chill, and play together, Discord offers a unique platform for developers of games like Chef Showdown.

"We're delighted to be working with Mojiworks in developing this Activity on Discord," says Ann-Marie Harbour, Director of Game Development at Discord. "Chef Showdown showcases the exciting opportunity and extensibility of Discord’s platform. We’re bringing more ways for developers to build rich experiences to reach people hanging out online together."

Chef Showdown is now available to all Discord users. To get started, hop into a voice chat with friends, click the rocketship icon, and select Chef Showdown.

For more information, press assets, or interview opportunities, please contact [email protected]. If you’re a developer interested in building on Discord, check out this page.

About Mojiworks

Mojiworks is the pioneer of hypersocial games, creating experiences that are played directly where friends hang out online. Since 2016 Mojiworks has been pushing the boundaries of social gaming, bringing native-quality 3D games to life in apps like Snapchat, Facebook Messenger, and Apple Messages. Mojiworks is now focused on being the leader in games for Discord.


About Discord

Founded in 2015, Discord is a voice, video, and text communications platform that brings people together over shared experiences and gives everyone a place to belong. With over 150 million monthly active users  globally across 19 million servers, Discord helps friends and communities of all sizes come together to hang out and explore their interests. Discord offers a premium subscription called Nitro that gives users special perks like higher quality streams and fun customizations.

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