Game Developer Index 2015 – now in english
The Game Developer Index analyzes the activities of Swedish game developers, as well as international trends, throughout the year by compiling the annual accounts of the companies. Swedish game development is an export industry operating in a highly globalized market. The gaming business has grown from a hobby of enthusiasts to a world-wide industry with cultural and economic significance. The Game Developer Index 2015 summarizes the reports of the latest financial year.
Some interesting facts:
- Turnover of Swedish game developers increased by 35 percent to EUR 952 million in 2014
- The majority of the companies are profitable and the industry has reported a total profit for six years running
- Employment increased by 23 percent, or 583 full-time positions, to a total of 3,117 employees
- The proportion of women increased by 39 percent, compared with 17 percent for men
Game Developer Index is presented and distributed by Swedish Games Industry. Swedish Games Industry is a partnership between ANGI and Spelplan-ASGD. For more information in English, please visit www.swedishgamesindustry.com, and www.angi-nordic.com.