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VAT on Digital Services: Filling Forms
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To Pay or Not to Pay: VAT Compliance For Digital Services

Explore VAT on digital services with international tax expert Irina Cherkashina. Learn about global compliance, rates, and how 1d3 Digitech simplifies VAT for online businesses.

March 1, 2024
10 minutes
VAT/Sales TAX updates 2024 cover image with robots
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Mastering VAT on Digital Products: 2024's Essential Tax Law Changes

2024 VAT updates on digital goods: essential compliance and tax law changes for global online businesses.

January 25, 2024
10 minutes
1D3 Digitech: Video Game Industry Trends 2024
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Video Game Industry Trends 2024: AI, VR, Strategic Mergers and More

Dive into the latest video game industry trends set to shape 2024. From VR advancements to AI integration, understand what's next for industry professionals and gaming enthusiasts.

January 17, 2024
10 minutes
epic-v-google-victory
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Epic Games vs Google: A Monumental Antitrust Victory

Explore the Epic Games vs. Google case's monumental court ruling and its implications for app developers, and discover 1D3 Digitech's low-fee payment alternative.

December 13, 2023
3 minutes
Reasons to Partner with a Merchant of Record
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5 Reasons to Partner with a Merchant of Record

How can a Merchant of Record help you maximize efficiency and market reach 🚀.

December 12, 2023
1 minute
Video Game Self-publishing Journey
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Self-Publishing Video Games and Control Over Revenue

Look at the incredible success stories of games like Escape from Tarkov, League of Legends or World of Warcraft. They chose to self-publish, and one big reason was CONTROL OVER REVENUE. 💰💪

November 13, 2023
1 minute
Loot box regulation cover image
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A look at the current state of videogame loot box regulation worldwide

Below, you'll find a summary of the latest developments in loot box regulation worldwide, taking a look at a selection of countries with large gaming markets, and how the laws vary considerably from location to location.

August 30, 2023
5 images
Payment Service Provider vs. Merchant of Record Blog Cover
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Payment Service Provider vs. Merchant of Record

What's the difference between a Payment Service Provider and a Merchant of Record?

August 29, 2023
2 minutes
1D3 Digitech partners with Adikteev
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1D3 Digitech partners with Adikteev

1D3 has partnered with Adikteev. The partnership will allow developers to retarget users to their online storefronts and avoid high App Store transaction fees.

August 3, 2023
1 minute
Merchant of Record for Videogame Monetization
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Would Your Videogame Company Benefit From a Partnering With a Merchant of Record?

Partnering with a Merchant of Record could be a perfect solution for videogame developers looking to monetise and distribute their creation.

April 13, 2023
10 minutes
videogame monetization in latin america | alternative payment methods
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Boosting Sales with Alternative Payment Methods: Game Monetization in LATAM

Explore how to boost your game sales in LATAM and how to reach millions of gamers with tailored approaches and alternative payment methods.

April 5, 2023
5 minutes
2022-videogame-industry-year-in-review
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Year in review: 2022 and the videogame industry

As we slowly roll into 2023, it's time to pause and reflect on the most important trends, events and developments shaping the video game industry in 2022.

January 4, 2023
3 minutes
vat-sales-tax-on-videogames
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VAT and Sales Tax on videogames: what you need to know before going global

VAT/Sales tax on videogames. How does it work in different jurisdictions around the world, and how to avoid falling into the tax trap?

December 14, 2022
7 minutes
Tokyo Videogame Marketing | 1D3
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Selling your game globally: challenges and potential pitfalls

The CEO of 1D3 Digitech, Ruslans Jefimovs, outlines the challenges and pitfalls awaiting game developers and publishers aiming for global expansion.

November 16, 2022
7 minutes
Digital Markets Act and Videogame Distribution | 1D3
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Digital Markets Act and Videogame Distribution

What does it mean for gamedev and digital videogame distribution?

November 9, 2022
1 minute
Monetization: Videogame and expansion sales
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Monetize without being evil: game sales and expansions

It’s time to speak about two of the classiest videogame monetization models – full game sales and expansions. 

October 20, 2022
1 minute
WebStore
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WebStore FAQ: Pains and Gains

1D3 bizdev Jevgenijs Oblakovs answers common questions about videogame WebStores.

October 18, 2022
8 minutes
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Monetize without being evil: subscriptions

We discuss a common videogame monetization mechanic – subscriptions. Read the article to find out how to make it more player positive.

October 4, 2022
1 minute
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Monetize without being evil: loot boxes?

Loot boxes are generating a lot of hate in the videogame community, so we decided to talk about a few best practices that make them more player positive.

September 27, 2022
2 minutes
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Monetize without being evil: boosts with duration

A quick look into another videogame monetization mechanic gamers don’t hate: currency or experience boosts with limited duration.

September 20, 2022
1 minute
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Monetize without being evil: gameplay-related toys

A quick look into another player-positive videogame monetization mechanic – gameplay-related toys and figurines.

September 14, 2022
1 minute
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Monetize your way: the evolution of videogame distribution

In this article, we take a look at how digital distribution changed the videogame industry, and share our vision for the future of game publishing.

September 8, 2022
9 minutes
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Monetize without being evil: transaction fees

A short look into another player-positive monetization mechanic: in-game marketplace transaction fees.

September 2, 2022
1 minute
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We are going to Gamescom!

The 1D3 team is going to Gamescom 2022. Book a meeting with our experts to learn more about global videogame distribution without crazy platform fees.

August 23, 2022
1 minute
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Monetize without being evil: Entry Fee Events

Let’s look at another player-positive videogame monetization mechanic - Entry Fee Events.

August 17, 2022
2 minutes
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Monetize without being evil: Opt-in ads

We continue our series of posts about player-positive videogame monetization mechanics.

August 11, 2022
2 minutes
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Player-positive monetization mechanic — gifting

Let’s have a look at another player-positive monetization mechanic — gifting.

July 25, 2022
2 minutes
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Distribution costs, taxes and trends in the videogame publishing

1D3 Digitech Jevgenijs Oblakovs answers questions about the costs and potential pitfalls related to global videogame distribution on PC and mobile platforms.

July 11, 2022
7 minutes
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Player-positive monetization: vanity items

Vanity items are a great way to monetize your videogame without disturbing the gameplay. Done right, skins can become a staple of your monetization strategy.

July 4, 2022
3 minutes
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How to monetize without being evil?

Today we would like to start a short series of posts on monetization that's actually tolerated by gamers.

June 17, 2022
2 minute
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Join our Discord

Need advice on videogame distribution, monetization, payments and taxes? Looking for a way to bypass the 30% platform fees? Join our Discord and ask away!

June 15, 2022
1 minute
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How to avoid high platform fees in the videogame industry?

There are ways for game developers and publishers to bypass the 15-30% digital distribution platform fees. 1D3 Digitech experts will tell you all about them.

June 10, 2022
5 minutes
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Build a predictable revenue stream with subscriptions!

It could be an option to remove annoying ads from a hypercasual game or something more complex like a battle pass system.

June 1, 2022
3 minutes
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Monetizing the games your granny plays

As hardcore gamers, we tend to overlook the silent success of hypercasual games.

May 30, 2022
3 minutes
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Gacha systems: fun or predatory monetization?

Following the tremendous success of Genshin Impact, gacha monetization systems are on the rise again.

May 25, 2022
3 minutes
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Why old games were so hard to beat?

Some of you might remember just not getting through the first levels of Ninja Gaiden?

May 20, 2022
3 minutes
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Is your checkout ready for the European market?

Your game might be a hit, but is your checkout ready for the European market?

May 18, 2022
3 minutes
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A short History of Game Monetization in Eastern Europe

Bootlegged consoles, pirated cartridges and CDs sold on the street markets: a brief look into the history of videogame monetization in Eastern Europe.

May 12, 2022
6 minutes
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Knowledge is power!

You can’t conquer the world if you don’t know how your audience interacts with your game.

April 21, 2022
2 minutes
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Mobile SDK

Publishing your mobile game on Google Play or the App Store can give you access to an enormous audience.

April 19, 2022
2 minutes
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Why you need 24/7 support?

Managing a video game is not exactly a regular 9 to 5 job.

April 18, 2022
3 minutes
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Meet 1D3

1D3 Digitech is a global all-in-one videogame monetization service, covering payments, tax management, legal issues, marketing, distribution and support.

December 29, 2021
3 minutes
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Customized Landing Page for your business!

An interview with 1D3 DIGITECH business development manager Jevgenijs Oblakovs.

March 28, 2021
5 minutes
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Global distribution on the easy mode

1D3 Digitech packs everything a videogame developer or a publisher needs for global expansion on the easy mode. We handle payments, taxes, legal and support.

March 7, 2021
4 minutes
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Epic Games vs Google: A Monumental Antitrust Victory

Explore the Epic Games vs. Google case's monumental court ruling and its implications for app developers, and discover 1D3 Digitech's low-fee payment alternative.

December 13, 2023
3 minutes
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5 Reasons to Partner with a Merchant of Record

How can a Merchant of Record help you maximize efficiency and market reach 🚀.

December 12, 2023
1 minute
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Would Your Videogame Company Benefit From a Partnering With a Merchant of Record?

Partnering with a Merchant of Record could be a perfect solution for videogame developers looking to monetise and distribute their creation.

April 13, 2023
10 minutes
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Boosting Sales with Alternative Payment Methods: Game Monetization in LATAM

Explore how to boost your game sales in LATAM and how to reach millions of gamers with tailored approaches and alternative payment methods.

April 5, 2023
5 minutes
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Monetize without being evil: game sales and expansions

It’s time to speak about two of the classiest videogame monetization models – full game sales and expansions. 

October 20, 2022
1 minute
This is some text inside of a div block.

Monetize without being evil: subscriptions

We discuss a common videogame monetization mechanic – subscriptions. Read the article to find out how to make it more player positive.

October 4, 2022
1 minute
This is some text inside of a div block.

Monetize without being evil: loot boxes?

Loot boxes are generating a lot of hate in the videogame community, so we decided to talk about a few best practices that make them more player positive.

September 27, 2022
2 minutes
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Monetize without being evil: boosts with duration

A quick look into another videogame monetization mechanic gamers don’t hate: currency or experience boosts with limited duration.

September 20, 2022
1 minute
This is some text inside of a div block.

Monetize without being evil: gameplay-related toys

A quick look into another player-positive videogame monetization mechanic – gameplay-related toys and figurines.

September 14, 2022
1 minute
This is some text inside of a div block.

Monetize your way: the evolution of videogame distribution

In this article, we take a look at how digital distribution changed the videogame industry, and share our vision for the future of game publishing.

September 8, 2022
9 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

Monetize without being evil: transaction fees

A short look into another player-positive monetization mechanic: in-game marketplace transaction fees.

September 2, 2022
1 minute
This is some text inside of a div block.

Monetize without being evil: Entry Fee Events

Let’s look at another player-positive videogame monetization mechanic - Entry Fee Events.

August 17, 2022
2 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

Monetize without being evil: Opt-in ads

We continue our series of posts about player-positive videogame monetization mechanics.

August 11, 2022
2 minutes
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Player-positive monetization mechanic — gifting

Let’s have a look at another player-positive monetization mechanic — gifting.

July 25, 2022
2 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

Player-positive monetization: vanity items

Vanity items are a great way to monetize your videogame without disturbing the gameplay. Done right, skins can become a staple of your monetization strategy.

July 4, 2022
3 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

How to monetize without being evil?

Today we would like to start a short series of posts on monetization that's actually tolerated by gamers.

June 17, 2022
2 minute
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How to avoid high platform fees in the videogame industry?

There are ways for game developers and publishers to bypass the 15-30% digital distribution platform fees. 1D3 Digitech experts will tell you all about them.

June 10, 2022
5 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

Build a predictable revenue stream with subscriptions!

It could be an option to remove annoying ads from a hypercasual game or something more complex like a battle pass system.

June 1, 2022
3 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

Monetizing the games your granny plays

As hardcore gamers, we tend to overlook the silent success of hypercasual games.

May 30, 2022
3 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

Gacha systems: fun or predatory monetization?

Following the tremendous success of Genshin Impact, gacha monetization systems are on the rise again.

May 25, 2022
3 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

A short History of Game Monetization in Eastern Europe

Bootlegged consoles, pirated cartridges and CDs sold on the street markets: a brief look into the history of videogame monetization in Eastern Europe.

May 12, 2022
6 minutes
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To Pay or Not to Pay: VAT Compliance For Digital Services

Explore VAT on digital services with international tax expert Irina Cherkashina. Learn about global compliance, rates, and how 1d3 Digitech simplifies VAT for online businesses.

March 1, 2024
10 minutes
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Mastering VAT on Digital Products: 2024's Essential Tax Law Changes

2024 VAT updates on digital goods: essential compliance and tax law changes for global online businesses.

January 25, 2024
10 minutes
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Epic Games vs Google: A Monumental Antitrust Victory

Explore the Epic Games vs. Google case's monumental court ruling and its implications for app developers, and discover 1D3 Digitech's low-fee payment alternative.

December 13, 2023
3 minutes
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Payment Service Provider vs. Merchant of Record

What's the difference between a Payment Service Provider and a Merchant of Record?

August 29, 2023
2 minutes
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Selling your game globally: challenges and potential pitfalls

The CEO of 1D3 Digitech, Ruslans Jefimovs, outlines the challenges and pitfalls awaiting game developers and publishers aiming for global expansion.

November 16, 2022
7 minutes
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Monetize without being evil: game sales and expansions

It’s time to speak about two of the classiest videogame monetization models – full game sales and expansions. 

October 20, 2022
1 minute
This is some text inside of a div block.

Is your checkout ready for the European market?

Your game might be a hit, but is your checkout ready for the European market?

May 18, 2022
3 minutes
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Mobile SDK

Publishing your mobile game on Google Play or the App Store can give you access to an enormous audience.

April 19, 2022
2 minutes
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Mastering VAT on Digital Products: 2024's Essential Tax Law Changes

2024 VAT updates on digital goods: essential compliance and tax law changes for global online businesses.

January 25, 2024
10 minutes
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Video Game Industry Trends 2024: AI, VR, Strategic Mergers and More

Dive into the latest video game industry trends set to shape 2024. From VR advancements to AI integration, understand what's next for industry professionals and gaming enthusiasts.

January 17, 2024
10 minutes
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5 Reasons to Partner with a Merchant of Record

How can a Merchant of Record help you maximize efficiency and market reach 🚀.

December 12, 2023
1 minute
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Self-Publishing Video Games and Control Over Revenue

Look at the incredible success stories of games like Escape from Tarkov, League of Legends or World of Warcraft. They chose to self-publish, and one big reason was CONTROL OVER REVENUE. 💰💪

November 13, 2023
1 minute
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A look at the current state of videogame loot box regulation worldwide

Below, you'll find a summary of the latest developments in loot box regulation worldwide, taking a look at a selection of countries with large gaming markets, and how the laws vary considerably from location to location.

August 30, 2023
5 images
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Would Your Videogame Company Benefit From a Partnering With a Merchant of Record?

Partnering with a Merchant of Record could be a perfect solution for videogame developers looking to monetise and distribute their creation.

April 13, 2023
10 minutes
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Year in review: 2022 and the videogame industry

As we slowly roll into 2023, it's time to pause and reflect on the most important trends, events and developments shaping the video game industry in 2022.

January 4, 2023
3 minutes
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Digital Markets Act and Videogame Distribution

What does it mean for gamedev and digital videogame distribution?

November 9, 2022
1 minute
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WebStore FAQ: Pains and Gains

1D3 bizdev Jevgenijs Oblakovs answers common questions about videogame WebStores.

October 18, 2022
8 minutes
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Distribution costs, taxes and trends in the videogame publishing

1D3 Digitech Jevgenijs Oblakovs answers questions about the costs and potential pitfalls related to global videogame distribution on PC and mobile platforms.

July 11, 2022
7 minutes
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How to avoid high platform fees in the videogame industry?

There are ways for game developers and publishers to bypass the 15-30% digital distribution platform fees. 1D3 Digitech experts will tell you all about them.

June 10, 2022
5 minutes
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Monetizing the games your granny plays

As hardcore gamers, we tend to overlook the silent success of hypercasual games.

May 30, 2022
3 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

Why old games were so hard to beat?

Some of you might remember just not getting through the first levels of Ninja Gaiden?

May 20, 2022
3 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

Why you need 24/7 support?

Managing a video game is not exactly a regular 9 to 5 job.

April 18, 2022
3 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

Customized Landing Page for your business!

An interview with 1D3 DIGITECH business development manager Jevgenijs Oblakovs.

March 28, 2021
5 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

To Pay or Not to Pay: VAT Compliance For Digital Services

Explore VAT on digital services with international tax expert Irina Cherkashina. Learn about global compliance, rates, and how 1d3 Digitech simplifies VAT for online businesses.

March 1, 2024
10 minutes
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Mastering VAT on Digital Products: 2024's Essential Tax Law Changes

2024 VAT updates on digital goods: essential compliance and tax law changes for global online businesses.

January 25, 2024
10 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

Epic Games vs Google: A Monumental Antitrust Victory

Explore the Epic Games vs. Google case's monumental court ruling and its implications for app developers, and discover 1D3 Digitech's low-fee payment alternative.

December 13, 2023
3 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

5 Reasons to Partner with a Merchant of Record

How can a Merchant of Record help you maximize efficiency and market reach 🚀.

December 12, 2023
1 minute
This is some text inside of a div block.

Self-Publishing Video Games and Control Over Revenue

Look at the incredible success stories of games like Escape from Tarkov, League of Legends or World of Warcraft. They chose to self-publish, and one big reason was CONTROL OVER REVENUE. 💰💪

November 13, 2023
1 minute
This is some text inside of a div block.

A look at the current state of videogame loot box regulation worldwide

Below, you'll find a summary of the latest developments in loot box regulation worldwide, taking a look at a selection of countries with large gaming markets, and how the laws vary considerably from location to location.

August 30, 2023
5 images
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VAT and Sales Tax on videogames: what you need to know before going global

VAT/Sales tax on videogames. How does it work in different jurisdictions around the world, and how to avoid falling into the tax trap?

December 14, 2022
7 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

Selling your game globally: challenges and potential pitfalls

The CEO of 1D3 Digitech, Ruslans Jefimovs, outlines the challenges and pitfalls awaiting game developers and publishers aiming for global expansion.

November 16, 2022
7 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

Digital Markets Act and Videogame Distribution

What does it mean for gamedev and digital videogame distribution?

November 9, 2022
1 minute
This is some text inside of a div block.

WebStore FAQ: Pains and Gains

1D3 bizdev Jevgenijs Oblakovs answers common questions about videogame WebStores.

October 18, 2022
8 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

Knowledge is power!

You can’t conquer the world if you don’t know how your audience interacts with your game.

April 21, 2022
2 minutes
This is some text inside of a div block.

Global distribution on the easy mode

1D3 Digitech packs everything a videogame developer or a publisher needs for global expansion on the easy mode. We handle payments, taxes, legal and support.

March 7, 2021
4 minutes

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