Game developers have
more chances in Turkey

Video game developers receive priority support in Turkey. With the help of governmental support programs, Indies, students, start-up’s and SME’s achieve their dreams easier. These programs cover each and every step from first sketches to marketing, and you can get up to 50% of your expenses back in cash.

Your extra life is in Turkey

Success in our industry usually not come with the first game, or even first years. Independent developers need tenacity and endurance to keep on creating and developing, getting more and more experience with every game. That's why financial support and incentives are important. So you can focus on your dreams and narrative, and do what you love. With a little bit of support you can avoid drowning in expenses and endless work for hire jobs. Our governmental support programs are open to everyone who sets their company up in Turkey.

Events

17-21 August 2016
With a 284.000 metersquare area, the biggest expo of Europe, Gamescom will be held between the dates 17-21 August in Cologne, Germany. As Turkey is the partner country of Gamescom, it will be greeting the professionals all over the world in Turkish Pavillion and the all members of pavillion will be attending to Gamescom thanks to the goverment supports that provide 70% of discount and free this year.


June 2017
As the second one was held between the dates 2-5 June this year in Congresium, Ankara, E-Game Show will be held again in June 2017 in the same expo center again. For more information about E-Game Show, please click http://e-gameshow.com


2 - 5 February 2017
Held in Istanbul Congress Center in the last February for the first time, Gaming Istanbul will open its doors to everyone again between the dates 2-5 February 2017 in Istanbul Congress Center. A day before, on 1st of February, Developers Conferences will be held and free booths will be provided to indie developers during the expo. Gaming Istanbul not only bring the gamers together, but also the video games industry people will gather together in the Career Area sessions and B2B areas as well.


CENTERS - ASSOCIATIONS

Istanbul is a heaven for start-ups

Mixing its own culture with Asia and Europe with the help of its geopolitical location and its opportunities, the most important city of Turkey, Istanbul plays a big role for start-ups. Having 14 million people of 79 million in its borders, it is also one of the biggest metropolitans in the world with 2622 people per kilometer.The cost of products and services is 720 billion dollars in 2015 and 25% of it produced in Istanbul.