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

Multiple awards for Swiss studios at VR Days

The Halo Awards reward the best augmented, virtual and mixed reality projects and aims to promote VR and AR in the broadest sense. The ceremony takes place during Amsterdam’s VR Days.

Three Swiss studios won the following prizes:

  • Gaming Bronze medal for «Anshar Online» by OZWE
  • Location base Gold medal for «Alien Zoo» by Dreamscape VR
  • Creative Accomplishment Bronze medal for «Jurassic Flight» by Somniacs

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.