Bavaria's Digital Minister Mehring increases budget for Games/Bavaria initiative
The Free State of Bavaria will fund the Games/Bavaria initiative with 1,052,000 euros in 2023 and 2024. Among other things, the significant budget increase is intended to strengthen the GG Bavaria event. Mehring also declared 2024 to be the "Bavarian Year of Games".
As Bavaria's new Digital Minister, Dr Fabian Mehring has also taken a clear stance on the games industry: "Games are not a hobby for IT nerds, but the Formula 1 of digitalisation. This industry of the future generates enthusiasm for the digital world and - almost in passing - develops tomorrow's innovations for Bavaria's economy and in the field of everyday digitalisation. I want to provide the greatest possible political support for this," said Mehring at the presentation of the funding decision for 2023 and 2024 to the Initiative Games/Bavaria.