Government meets with Game Developers' Association of Australia and promises to review tax credits.
The Australian Government's Minister of the Arts and Sport has told the Game Developers' Association of Australia that his party will review the possibility of creating a tax break for games production in the country if re-elected.
Effective January 1, 2024, Unity will introduce a new Unity Runtime Fee that’s based on game installs. Unity will also add cloud-based asset storage, Unity DevOps tools, and AI at runtime at no extra cost to Unity subscription plans this November.
"It's an absolute f*cking catastrophe".
Unity has announced dramatic changes to its Unity Engine business model which will see it introduce a monthly fee per new game install beginning on 1st January next year - a move that has drawn considerable criticism from the development community.
IGN can exclusively reveal the details from IATSE's 2023 Gameworkers.org Rates and Conditions Survey, where the organization asked hundreds of video game developers about their pay, benefits, and working conditions.