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EGDF opens its tech vision paper for 21st century for public feedback from European game developer communities.  The games industry is one of the leading cultural, technological and economic drivers of the 21st century. Consequently, the EGDF spring general assembly will reflect what kind of future we are building and what are the key policies […]

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EGDF publishes its response on VAT in the Digital Age consultation For years European game developer studios have relied on platforms acting as deemed suppliers for VAT reporting. This system has worked well and does not need to change. However, now that alternative third party payment options are becoming more common in traditional digital distribution […]

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Helsinki, 22 April 2022 – In early 2022, play-to-earn was among the hottest buzzwords in the games industry. Play-to-earn (P2E) is predicted by some to be the long-awaited disruption of the game business after free-to-play (F2P) and pay-to-play (premium). This EGDF discussion paper aims to provide a general overview of this sometimes overhyped phenomenon and […]

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EGDF and ISFE publishes their response on Guidelines 01/2022 on data subject rights – Right of access  EGDF and ISFE members welcome the issue of Guidelines and Recommendations by the EDPB as they promote a common understanding of the European data protection framework and provide a harmonised interpretation of key provisions in the GDPR. This […]

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EGDF publishes its response on the Guidelines 05/2021 on the Interplay between the application of Article 3 and the provisions on international transfers as per Chapter V of the GDPR The free flow of data between the EU and third countries is crucial for European game developer studios. Regulatory obstacles on the free flow of […]

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EGDF publishes its response on a the EU consultation on adapting liability rules to the digital age and artificial intelligence (Civil liability)  Usually, redress is not a problem in game markets. The creators of digital content and services rely more and more on their fan communities to get feedback (co-innovation) and get their help in viral […]

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Are you looking for a job in the European games industry? Please find below the most important national games industry job boards. Belgium: https://gamecareers.be and https://twitter.com/flegavzw Denmark: https://interactivedenmark.dk/job-board Finland https://gamesjobs.fi/ France: https://emploi.afjv.com/ Germany: https://gamesjobsgermany.de/ Ireland: https://gamedevelopers.ie/category/jobs-and-internships/ Netherlands/EU: https://gamejobs.eu/ Poland: https://www.skillshot.pl/ Serbia: https://sga.rs/en/jobs/ Slovakia: https://sgda.sk/#jobs Spain: https://stratos-ad.com/trabajo and https://jobs.aevi.org.es Sweden: https://www.facebook.com/groups/210893417094 and https://www.swedengamejobs.com UK: https://tiga.org/jobs  

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UPDATED 10.06.2022 EGDF celebrates record breaking EU funding for European video game industry  EU funding for the games industry is one of the focus areas of EGDF in its advocacy work in Brussels. In 2022, the European Union will invest roughly 18 million on funding calls dedicated explicitly to the games industry and more than […]

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EGDF publishes its statement on a Tax in an increasingly mobile working environment discussion paper EGDF asks commission to take three steps to towards digital single market for remote work: Step 1 – Remote work fitness check of EU taxation and social security framework: The Commission has to carry out an EU-level study mapping all […]

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EGDF submits response on a public consultation on Horizontal agreements between companies The more dominant the role of these gatekeeper platforms becomes, the more crucial it becomes to facilitate the exchange of information on actual concrete practices gatekeeper platforms are imposing on companies operating in their platforms. The more transparent the rules are, the fairer […]

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