SWISSGAMES is initiated by Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council.

Swiss games selected for Indie Arena Booth and Dutch Courage

(c) Indie Arena Booth

The Indie Arena Booth is a 1000 m2 shared space, within Gamescom, showcasing independent game developers. Amongst the 80 selected games from 28 countries, 6 games come from Switzerland:

Organised by Dutch Game Garden, Dutch Courage is an event taking place on the eve of Gamescom, featuring game developers from the Netherlands and friends from all around the world. For the 2018 edition on Monday 20th of August, the Netherlands and Swiss are teaming up and present Dutch Courage meets Swiss Chocolate, showcasing 4 SWISSGAMES delegation members:


Upcoming maintenance work

The application portal myprohelvetia will be updated from 1.1.-7.1.2024. Due to these changes, open applications must be finalized and submitted via the current online portal ( by the latest 23:59 on 31 December 2023. Until this date, the deadlines and criteria outlined in the current guidelines and calls for applications apply. New applications can be created and submitted in the application portal as of 8 January 2024.