UK devs tweet elation as tax breaks finally approved

UK devs tweet elation as tax breaks finally approved
James Batchelor

By James Batchelor

March 27th 2014 at 1:20PM

Notable names in UK games development express their joy in 140 characters or less

Countless developers have taken to Twitter to celebrate the news that the European Commission has finally approved tax breaks for British games developers.

The news has been a long time coming, but that hasn't been enough to quell the enthusiasm amongst devs as they ponder how they and their peers will benefit from the new financial incentive.

Even Culture Minister Ed Vaizey got in on the action:

Tweeting developers include:

Miles Jacobson, Sports Interactive

Patrick O'Luanaigh, nDreams

Natalie Griffith, Press Space

Andy Payne, UKIE/Mastertronic

Jason Kingsley, Rebellion

Mike Bithell

Imre Jele, Bossa Studios

Ninja Theory

Sony XDev Europe

Ed Fear, Mediatonic

Dan Marshall, Size Five Games

Roll7

Avatar Games

Simon Hope, Aardvark Swift