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Microsoft increases Game Pass price in Turkey and Argentina again, up to 100% depending on subscription tier
Microsoft is the latest game company to recently adjust its prices in Turkey and Argentina. This comes just a few months after Game Pass subscription in these countries had already become significantly more expensive.
Turkey’s game development sector raised $266 million last year, local market also on the rise
Gaming revenue in Turkey crossed the billion mark in 2021. The market now generates more than $1.2 billion per year. This happened at a time when local games development became one of the top investment sectors in the country.
Farm Bank creator facing up to 75,000 years in prison for running $130-million Ponzi scheme
Mehmet Aydin, who created the fraudulent game Farm Bank, has been extradited to Turkey after a few years of hiding abroad. He is now facing up to 75,000 years in prison for swindling money from thousands of people.
Voodo wins court case against studio and publisher copying mechanics of Woodturning
Hyper-casual giant Voodoo has won a court case against Istanbul-based publisher Rollic Games, which is owned by Zynga, and developer Hero Games. According to Voodoo’s claims, Hero Games copied key elements of Voodoo’s hit Woodturning.
Istanbul rising as casual game developement hub. Dream Games raises $7.5 million
Dream Games, a newly founded studio based in Istanbul, has raised $7.5 million in seed funding. The investment round took place against the backdrop of the explosive growth that Turkey’s game development community is experiencing.