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NEWS RELEASE The press release can be downloaded in a PDF format from here Brussels, 11 May 2020 European Game Developer Federation (EGDF) and Interactive Software Federation of Europe (ISFE) have signed a code of co-operation with the objective of optimising support for the whole video games industry in Europe during the difficult times ahead […]

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At the end of March 2020, EGDF conducted a pan-European survey in order to have a rough idea of the business impact of the COVID 19 outbreak on the European games industry. EGDF received replies from 239 studios, about 5% of almost 5000 game developer studios in Europe. 

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EGDF and partners announce European Games BizDev Gathering, a special online pitching and business meetings event to support European game developers during the worldwide crisis European Games BizDev Gathering is a two days long online event focused on supporting European game developers during challenging times of the ongoing global crisis. The purpose is to get […]

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In order to help its member associations to target their emergency support measures more effectively, EGDF is investigating how Covid-19 is affecting game business and game companies in different European countries. If you are running a game developer studio, please fill this quick survey to give us a better understanding of this matter. All the […]

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Currently, social media has become a hotbed of misinformation related to COVID-19. Keep calm and rely on information and recommendation from official sources. For best practices related to the emerging COVID-19 outbreak, please visit the following sites. WHO recommendation for the basic protective measures: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public  WHO guidelines for mass gatherings:https://www.who.int/publications-detail/key-planning-recommendations-for-mass-gatherings-in-the-context-of-the-current-covid-19-outbreak WHO FAQ based on the most […]

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Reboot Develop Blue – The boutique game developers conferenceWhen: 23rd – 25th of April 2020Where: Dubrovnik, CroatiaMore information: https://rebootdevelopblue.com/ The seventh edition of the boutique game developers conference Reboot Develop Blue will be taking place from 23rd to 25th of April 2020 in the legendary historical seaside city of Dubrovnik, also known as “real world […]

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On 17 February 2020, an informal group of 20 companies and trade associations published the following ‘Platform Fairness Principles’, to which they believe globally dominant platforms should adhere in order to ensure fair competition and consumer choice online: Fair competition No self-preferencing Real consumer choice Freedom of communications with users Access to data about users […]

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Making Europe the most attractive place to work in the global video game industry  DIVERSITY TALENT BUILDING INNOVATION FRIENDLY REGULATORY FRAMEWORK OVERCOMING MARKET ACCESS BARRIERS AND ACCESS TO FUNDING PROTECTION OF VULNERABLE PLAYERS OTHER

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EGDF position on loot boxes There is no single lootbox model  The term “lootbox” refers to a game design model, where a game developer provides for a player an access to randomised in-game goods through a mystery box. As a business model it originates from physical trading card games like, for example, Pokémon or Magic: […]

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Being already a landmark worldwide game developers and games industry conference in it’s sixth edition Reboot Develop Blue is setting it’s goals even higher, with absolute top of the line speaker lineup, featuring more then 125 world renown superstar creators, CEOs and founders and seniors behind some of the greates games in recent history! With […]

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