“With 235 applications, there was unprecedented demand for our funding in this round so these successful applicants really do represent the best of the UK’s emergent games development talent. Now that the success stories from our first round are just beginning to emerge, we’re expecting to see a similar level of success from these projects.”
“I hope this Fund will give them the boost and extra support they need and urge other games companies and developers to apply for funding.” Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy
The Q&A will take place on Tuesday 19th January 2016 12:00-13:00 GMT. The UK Games Fund team can only answer questions during that time.
From today would-be applicants are invited to review the funding criteria for the launch round, with applications being accepted from Thursday 12th November 2015.
Running from 2015 to 2019, the Video Games Prototype Fund will offer grants of up to £25,000 to support video games projects, as well as creating jobs, nurturing talent and furthering the growth of games clusters all around the UK.