Neogames monitors the development and evaluates the effects of Unity's new policy from Finnish game industry’s point of view.
Representatives of the governing parties are currently engaged in intense debate over a provision in the new government program, stipulating that a foreign individual would be required to leave the country three months after the termination of their employment unless a new job has been found. Neogames Finland, the umbrella organization for the game industry, points out that if implemented, this provision would be detrimental to the sector's growth and competitiveness.
On Friday, the new Finnish prime minister Petteri Orpo unveiled his government’s ambitious four-year program, outlining their plans for the nation. The immigration legislation tsunami, introduced in the new program, caused an immediate surge of anxiety in the Finnish game developer studios and the international talent they rely on. The proposed measures would propel the Finnish immigration practices one step forward and two steps back, jeopardising the industry’s global competitiveness.
The turnover of the Finnish Game Industry exceeded €3 billion in 2021, and 2022 is looking strong as well.
The Finnish game industry had the traditional Finnish Game Awards gala tonight and awarded PAKO Highway twice.
Join the celebration on May 4th!
The nominees for the Finnish Game Awards main categories have been announced
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Finnish parliamentary elections are approaching in April. Neogames Finland has produced materials of key steps the new Finnish government should take to support the local games industry. Feel free to share!
Checklist for game studios to use - even when the current emissions are unknown.