UK Games Fund to receive £5m increase

The UK government has announced a new plan to support creative industries, which includes additional financial support for game studios.

The UK Games Fund, which targets early-stage studios and was introduced in 2015, will see a £5 million increase, growing to £13.4 million over the next two years.

Overall, £77 million in new funding was announced for the creative industries, with the plan being to grow the sector by £50 billion by 2030, creating one million jobs.

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