The Ministry of Commerce supports software costs up to $50,000. According to the report published by the mobile marketing analysis platform AppsFlyer, the time spent in mobile games during the pandemic increased by 25 percent Y/Y. Global mobile game downloads increased by 45 percent in 2020.
Support for game developers
Within the scope of the Computer Application Commission Support provided by the Ministry of Commerce, those who want to develop computer games or mobile apps are provided with support for software and personnel needs. According to the statement, the support will include the costs of the software and wages of up to 2 employees. The annual cost of software is covered up to 50 thousand dollars and the gross wages of 2 personnel to be employed are up to 25 thousand dollars per employee.
Applications prepared in foreign languages are also within the scope of support
IFASTURK Education R&D and Support Founder Mesut Şenel said, “Companies operating in the field of software, mobile applications, computer games and informatics services can benefit from the support provided by the Ministry of Commerce. Games or applications prepared in a foreign language for international consumers are also within the scope of this support. As IFASTURK, we have years of experience in mobile application and game development support consultancy. Until today, we have contributed to hundreds of entrepreneurs receiving support in the field of gaming and application and creating their own brand. Our goal is to reach more entrepreneurs for the development of the sector and its share in the country’s economy.”