17/04/2024

AI and Copyright: Video Games Europe Position Paper

Executive Summary Video Games Europe supports the responsible development of AI technologies and a thriving and robust AI economy. As with many technological advances, the opportunities presented by...

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31/03/2024

Transparent and Fair Purchases of In-Game Content: Video Games Europe-EGDF Position Paper

European video game players have an almost unimaginable choice of entertainment options. Many new platforms, genres of games, and business models have developed over the last twenty years in response...

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10/10/2023

Power of Play – Global Report 2023

People tend to think of video games exclusively as entertainment. But as the industry continues to evolve in scope and technology, there is a growing discussion around the benefits of playing video ga...

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29/09/2023

In-Game Purchases in European Markets

Since 2018, Ipsos have conducted research looking at in game spending by children and parents' supervision of this spending. This is the fourth edition of the survey, conducted in 2018, 2019, 2020...

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30/08/2023

Video Games Europe observations: Right to Repair proposal

Video Games Europe shares the European Commission’s conviction that addressing climate change is one of the most critical challenges of the 21st and is committed to contributing to the EU green tran...

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23/08/2023

2022 All About Video Games – European Key Facts

In collaboration with European Games Developer Federation (EGDF), Video Games Europe (VGE) prepared the 2022 Key Facts about Europe's video games sector - focusing on culture, creativity and techn...

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22/05/2023

Video Games Europe reply to the European Commission’s call for evidence: Initiative on virtual worlds: a head start towards the next technological transition

Executive Summary The ‘metaverse’ is still a concept under development, with the existence of many competing visions. As a nascent, and still largely undefined technology, the ‘metaverse’...

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19/05/2023

Video Games Europe Contribution: EC Exploratory consultation on the future of the electronic communications sector

Executive Summary Video Games Europe believes that the introduction of network fees in the EU would not be of benefit to consumers and to the Internet ecosystem in general. In addition to many...

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12/05/2023

Video Games Europe contribution: Public Consultation on Product Priorities for Ecodesign

Video Games Europe shares the views of the European Commission that climate change is one of the most critical challenges of the 21st century. The video games sector is committed to contributing to th...

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17/04/2023

Video Games Europe & EGDF Position Paper: Product Liability Directive Proposal

Executive Summary Video Games Europe and EGDF oppose a generalised inclusion of standalone software in the definition of ‘product.’ The text of the proposal does not ensure legal clarity...

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11/04/2023

Video Games Europe considerations on the e-Privacy trialogue discussions

Executive Summary The video games sector represents one of Europe’s most compelling economic success stories. In terms of consumer spend, the European video games market was worth an estimated €2...

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31/03/2023

Video Games Europe Position Paper: Preventing and combating child sexual abuse online

Executive Summary Every child has the right to be respected, protected and empowered online and offline. Children have the right to play, to create and to actively participate in the community throug...

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24/02/2023

Video Games Europe reply to the public consultation for the Fitness Check of EU consumer law on digital fairness

Executive Summary General recommendations The existing consumer protection acquis continues to be fit for purpose as it provides breadth and flexibility to address more recent digital consumer c...

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03/02/2023

Video Games Europe and EGDF Statement: European Commission study about B2C contractual arrangements in the data economy

Executive Summary Video Games Europe and EGDF welcome the invitation by Kantar Public (Belgium) to participate in a survey that gathers companies’ views on Business-to-Consumer (B2C) contractual ar...

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23/01/2023

Video Games Europe observations: EU Commission proposal for a Directive for empowering consumers in the green transition

Executive Summary Amendment to the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive (Directive 2005/29/EC)   On the definition of durability (Article 1(1)) Video Games Europe welcomes the reference to the...

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15/01/2018

GameTrack Digest Q4 2017

GameTrack fieldwork runs throughout the quarter. Once a year, a sample of 1,000 adults aged 18+ per country is interviewed via an offline survey (including questions relating to the games played b...

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15/01/2017

GameTrack Digest Q4 2016

GameTrack fieldwork runs throughout the quarter. Once a year, a sample of 1,000 adults aged 18+ per country is interviewed via an offline survey (including questions relating to the games played b...

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15/01/2016

GameTrack Digest Q4 2015

GameTrack fieldwork runs throughout the quarter. Once a year, a sample of 1,000 adults aged 18+ per country is interviewed via an offline survey (including questions relating to the games played b...

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15/01/2015

GameTrack Digest Q4 2014

GameTrack fieldwork runs throughout the quarter. Once a year, a sample of 1,000 adults aged 18+ per country is interviewed via an offline survey (including questions relating to the games played b...

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15/01/2014

GameTrack Digest Q4 2013

GameTrack fieldwork runs throughout the quarter. Once a year, a sample of 1,000 adults aged 18+ per country is interviewed via an offline survey (including questions relating to the games pl...

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15/01/2013

GameTrack Digest Q4 2012

GameTrack fieldwork runs throughout the quarter. Once a year, a sample of 1,000 adults aged 18+ per country is interviewed via an offline survey (including questions relating to the games played b...

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15/01/2012

GameTrack Digest Q4 2011

GameTrack fieldwork runs throughout the quarter. Once a year, a sample of 1,000 adults aged 18+ per country is interviewed via an offline survey (including questions relating to the games played b...

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