The Witcher 3 expansion pack with EU grant

The EU Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency has awarded CD Projekt RED a 150.000 worth grant within the frameworks MEDIA Development, European video Games program, to support production of the Witcher 3: Blood and Wine expansion pack.

Applications were required to have, among others: “originality, innovative and creative value, cultural diversity compared to mainstream works as well as enhanced European cultural identity and heritage.” What is worth noticing, the agency used to help developing projects created by smaller studios, this time it decided to support a product known all over the world.The EU contribution accounts for 7 percent of the extension’s estimated production costs.

Other two Polish game developers – Nawia Games and Fuero Games were also given a grant valued at nearly 140.000 and almost 60.000 respectively.

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