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Swedish games industry generated 1.4bn in revenue in 2016

Revenue from Swedish game developers increased to €1.4bn in 2016, showing a growth of 1,000 per cent since 2010, according to the 2017 edition of the Swedish Game Developer Index. Of that figure, €35m (or 25 per cent) was generated by micro, small or medium sized companies, and the staff …

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International Factfile 2016: China

China is now the biggest video games market in the world. The Chinese industry had revenues estimated at more than $22.2bn (over 15.5bn) last year, according to data firm Newzoo, and outperformed the US for the first time. With over 446m players – which represent a third of the total …

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International Factfile 2016: Sweden

Sweden is responsible for many triple-A titles both on mobile and traditional platforms. For instance, Minecraft, The Division, Star Wars Battlefront and Candy Crush Saga have all been developed by Swedish studios. Swedish games have often been described as booming and for good reason,” stated Per Strmbck, the spokesperson for …

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