By | July 11, 2023
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The European Game Developers Federation (EGDF) is pleased to announce the release of its highly anticipated 2021 Video Games Industry Data Report. For the report 25 national game industry trade industry associations have processed their 2021 data in a comparable format. The report, produced with the support of Video Game Europe (VGE), provides comprehensive insights and analysis on the current state and trends of the European video games industry and highlights key statistics and industry trends.

Key highlights of the report include:

  • State of the EU game industry: The report presents a comprehensive analysis of the European video games industry, including its size in terms of number of studios and number of people working in the industry, turnover, and its growth (page 28)
  • State of the national game dev hubs: The report examines the distribution of game dev studios and highlights the major game development countries in Europe. (p. 7, 29-58).
  • Employment and economic impact: The report showcases the number of professionals employed in game development, and it celebrates the diversity in the workforce, as well as the economic value generated by the sector. (p. 9-11)
  • Game Platforms: the report explores the popularity of various game platforms among European game developers. (p. 14-15)
  • Game Education: the report presents the list of formal and non-formal educational institutions for the European countries. (p. 18-19)
  • Public support: the report celebrates the wide range of public support instruments available for game development across the continent. (p. 20-26)

The 2021 Video Games Industry Data Report is now available for download on the EGDF website.

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