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

SwissGames at Indie Arena Booth

SwissGames Booth at Indie Arena

Indie Arena Booth

27-30 August 2020
Online edition

For this year’s online edition, Indie Arena Booth, the dedicated section for independent game developers from all over the world at Gamescom, offers the visitor an interactive booth experience.

As 2020 is forcing the industry to rethink the way to meet and network, digital fairs are becoming the “new normal”. With this new format of “fair in a game”, Indie Arena Booth sets a new standard for digital fairs, with highly interactive degree and fun. We are excited to offer the opportunity to the studios taking part to our SwissGames Showcase programme to present their work within this unique format.

Starting on Thursday 27 August at 10PM CET, Join us on our custom made SwissGames booth, meet our avatar and discover our games, all presented in their own universes: Link to SwissGames booth
Important: Visitors need to register, free of charge, to access IAB. The game runs best on Chrome Browser (no Internet Explorer) and requires to have a mouse (left + right click).

Participating studios:

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.