Mountains’ Florence was one of nine applications honoured at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California.
The 2018 Apple Design Awards are presented to applications that Apple believe best represent the capabilities and goals of its various platforms. Winners came from across utilities, games, translation apps, and much more.
Mountains’ Founder and Creative Director Ken Wong told Develop Pacific, “I’m so proud of our team for working so hard to pull off such a difficult project. Apple’s simple but beautiful approach to design work has always been an inspiration to me, so to have our achievements recognised by them is a huge honour.”
Mountains’ Producer, Kamina Vincent added, “This is an incredible honour! I’m so proud of the team and everything we’ve achieved! A huge thank you also goes to Annapurna Interactive, who have been amazing to work with on Florence. I am also very grateful for the support of the game development community and all our friends.”
Winners receive a one-of-a-kind aluminum cube, as well as a prize package that includes; a 5K iMac Pro, a 15-inch MacBook Pro, a 256GB iPhone X, a 512GB iPad Pro w Apple Pencil, a 4K Apple TV, an Apple Watch Series 3 and a pair of AirPods.
The title follows the heart-racing highs and heartbreaking lows of a young woman’s very first love.