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Here you can find all our latest press releases, opinion pieces, and news so you can keep up with what we're doing and not miss out on important things happening in the UK games industry.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 06 by Reflection.
Launched on Tuesday, ‘For Honor’ debuts on top, giving Ubisoft their first All Formats No1 since ‘Tom Clancy’s The Division’ almost a year ago. It is the biggest entirely new IP to launch at No1 since ‘No Man’s Sky’ with 57% of sales on PS4 and 43% on Xbox One.
Ukie is bringing our annual Student Conference to London, all as part of the 2017 London Games Festival. Our fourth Ukie Student Conference: South will arrive at London South Bank University on Wednesday 5 April for a day of inspiring talks and exclusive workshops for over 200 of our Ukie Student membership and we’re looking for a small army of games industry volunteers to help us make it happen.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 05 by Reflection.
GamesIndustry.biz has once again teamed up with Ukie, which will host the world-class Careers Bar at Rezzed this coming March - and we're looking for experts to speak during the event.
The Ukie Careers Bar will, as always, be the centre of the GamesIndustry.biz Careers Fair, a destination where established professionals can scope out their next career move and wannabe developers or games enthusiasts can learn more about securing a place in the industry.
On the All Formats Top 40 Units Chart Rockstar/Take 2 return to No1 with ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ for a third time this year and a total of 12 times since original launch back in week 38, 2013 (PS3/360), then a PC launch (week 16, 2015) and finally a PS4/Xbox One launch (week 47, 2014).
‘GTA V’ is now one of only 5 titles to claim a minimum of 12 No1’s on the All Formats Top 40 Units. The others in this list are ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ (18 No1’s, Eidos/Square Enix), ‘Wii Fit’ (16 No1’s, Nintendo), ‘Zumba Fitness’ (13 No1’s, 505 Games) and ‘FIFA 14’ (12 No1’s, EA).
GDC 2017 is fast approaching!
It's only three weeks until the UK games industry start filling the flights to San Francisco for GDC 2017, the biggest and longest established games industry event in the world. Ukie is once again running the UK Industry Stand, taking out some of the biggest names in UK games to make international business connections, exchange ideas, network, attract funding, pitch to investors, and promote the UK as the best place in the world to make games.
Shadow Secretary for Culture, Media and Sport Tom Watson experiences PlayStation VR World’s demo at Sony’s London Studio
On Wednesday, Ukie organised for Shadow Secretary for Culture, Media and Sport and Deputy Leader of the Labour party Tom Watson to visit Sony Interactive Entertainment’s London Studio, for a demo of Sony’s latest innovation, PlayStation VR.
The Top 20 Free, Paid and Revenue Grossing UK mobile charts for week 04 by Reflection.