NZ Gaming industry gets funding boost as job demand grows

Chair of the NZ Game Developers Association, Chelsea Rapp caught up with Newshub Nation to break down the importance and reach of the booming national game development industry.

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“Games are used for education, medical rehab and job training simulations… it’s a much larger industry than people realise,” said Chelsea, who is also the Games Ambassador for the University of Canterbury’s Digital Screen Campus.

New Zealand’s national game development industry is now worth more than wool and its value is on track to reach $1 billion by 2026, so news of a 20% rebate in the recent budget proves it’s time for Kiwis to look beyond the bias – it’s more than Call of Duty.

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