French Video Game obtains a reform of its Tax Credit

French organizations SELL and SNJV hosted a national debate gathering major professionnals of the video game industry. After years promoting the narrative dimension of games, our industry obtained a reform of the scale of its tax credit, that will improve to further promote innovation, supporting even more projects and creators.

On February 24, the French Syndicate of Leisure Softwares Publishers (SELL) and the National Video Game Syndicate (SNJV) hosted an important event at the National Assembly to discuss the future of video games in France. Video Game 2027: a 5-year Ambition. Video game professionals, with the presence of the Minister of Culture Roselyne Bachelot, expounded their ideas about an ambitious topic and challenges coming with it.

 

A reform for a modern and inclusive tax credit.

The debate ended with the prospect of a great improvement for video game ambassadors. French Secretary for Digital Cédric O, announced the agreement to modernize the scale of the video game tax credit. This new scale, that promises to be more inclusive and more adapted to our industry, will allow to support even more projects, particularly those developing very quickly. This is an excellent news, especially for mobile games creators that includes several champions in France. After years promoting the narrative dimension of works, it will now further promote innovation and technological dimension of video games.

 

Plug In Digital CEO, Francis Ingrand, an active player of the Industry

Present at this national convey, our CEO Francis Ingrand took part in an ambitious round table, gathering John Bert (Focus Interactive), Julie Chalmette (SELL), Jérôme Durain (Senator), Nicolas Parpex (BPI) and Aurore Bergé (Deputy).

A Major Industry: How to make France even more Competitive?

As the debates progressed, the main profesionnals unions defended strong arguments for France, now 3rd European country in turnover, to become the leader in the video game sector and asking the public authorities to consolidate and make it an « industrial priority ».

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