ABOUT ARCTIC GAME
Arctic Game is an organization with the objective to create and nurture a strategic platform for the game industry in northern Sweden.
Arctic Game is an organization that is working to create a strategic platform for the game industry in northern Sweden; with business development, investment support, game educations and events to build a strong games community. We are creating an opportunity for studios to grow and give individuals the chance to enter the industry.
Since 2016, a regional investment in the gaming industry – funded by the municipalities of Umeå, Skellefteå, Piteå, Luleå and Boden – has been underway in northern Sweden. Skellefteå Science City is tasked with driving this initiative, with financial support from the municipalities, local regions and several projects.
In this area there are about 75 game companies and studios, about 500 professionals working in this industry and 16 game educations at university and higher vocational educations.
Arctic Game is now northern Europe’s fastest growing game cluster.
The overall goals for Arctic Game are:
1000 students studying at a game educations in our region
100 game companies in our region
10 game successes at any of the game companies in our region
1 region that we call Arctic Game