Our members

Our members make us what we are. 

We represent over 450 games businesses, from large format holders such as Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo and all the biggest global games publishers to promising small start-ups, rising stars and established bigger studios creating some of the best games in the world.

If you’re a businesses that makes or sells games in the UK or provides services or support to the UK games industry you can be part of the network. 

Why join Ukie?

Autistica

We are the UK’s leading autism research charity. Our vision is a long, healthy, happy life for autistic people and their families. 

We harness the potential of cutting edge science to improve the lives of everyone affected by autism by

·         funding and promoting groundbreaking medical research

·         improving understanding of autism

·         advancing new therapies and interventions

Bird & Bird LLP

Bird & Bird is a leading international law firm headquartered in London.  With such a rich heritage in technology, IP and media, as well as broad international reach through our 29 offices and wider international network, the firm is ideally placed to advise on the full range of issues affecting the video games sector.
 

British Esports Association

The British Esports Association is a not-for-profit organisation designed to support and promote esports in Britain, with a focus on the grassroots level.

The aim is not to push esports as a sport, or as a rival to traditional sport, but as a credible activity in its own right which can have positive cognitive and other benefits when done in moderation. Esports also promotes teamwork and communication, develops communities and provides jobs. See our careers advice section here.
Our three aims are to: 

Cloud9

Cloud9 (C9) is an American eSports organization, which fields teams in Rocket League, League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Super Smash Bros. Melee, H1Z1, Fortnite, Clash Royale, Overwatch, Rainbow Six: Siege[1], and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.

Dignitas eSports UK

Our goal is to further develop our reputation as one of the best and most professional gaming teams in the world.

Team Dignitas was formed in September 2003, after the merger of two excellent Battlefield 1942 teams. The new ‘Dignitas’ Battlefield team went on to be very successful and after attending CeBIT (2004) we held discussions with ABIT and within a few months we had secured our first sponsor.

DLA Piper

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world.

We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients.

We achieve this through practical and innovative legal solutions that help our clients succeed. We deliver consistent services across our platform of practices and sectors in all matters we undertake.

Eaton Smith LLP

Eaton Smith has had a long association with the video games industry and has for many years been providing assistance to one of the world’s largest video games publishers/developers.

As part of our wider commercial services which we offer to clients, we are able to provide advice and assistance in this sector, whether you are a developer or publisher, licensor or prospective licensee.

We are able to prepare or advise on issues concerning, amongst other things:

Edge Esports Ltd.

Edge Esports connects games, teams, leagues and brands to each other using smart contracts.

We have provided consultancy services to brands like adidas, Mishcon de Reya and the Royal Bank of Canada.

We have connected sponsors like Three Mobile, Four Star Pizza and Lucozade to esports properties.

We connect players to professional teams like Lightning Pandas.

We have run influencer campaigns for brands like EA, Epic Games, HyperX and Netease.

 

ELC

Esports specialists, we create content at our studios and host tournaments and events on our Mobile Gaming Arena, Big Betty. Big Betty is a fully functioning stage, with casting cabin and 4k Streaming studio that can be driven anywhere in Europe. Bringing esports to the players.


In addition to this we have Gaming Arenas in the US, Europe and China. Our flagship Arena in Vegas hosted the Ninja 18 event earlier this year that set the world streaming record.

Endpoint Esports Ltd

Endpoint Esports LTD are a UK gaming organisation established in May 2016. In a short space of time, we have established ourselves as one of the top esports organisations in the UK, and currently have a fully British Counter Strike:Global Offensive team and majority British Battalion 1944 team. We have also had success within games such as Overwatch, Halo, Rocket League and Street Fighter V.
 
Our rapid growth is led by our extensive experience of over 30 combined years within the gaming and esports market, along with our drive to make Endpoint a success.
 

epic LAN

The team behind epic.LAN has been involved in running UK gaming events since 2003.
 
To gamers, epic.LAN events are often the first step in their esports career, either as a player, talent or backstage staff. epic.LAN hosts community LAN gaming events of varying sizes around the UK with a balance of competitive and casual gaming across a range of titles and platforms.

FACEIT

At FACEIT our team is everything. The current team includes a bunch of latest-generation development warriors, some design jedis, a few lazy business guys and some gaming veterans. Our common passion for online games helped us becoming a close group of people that share this culture of “working hard and playing harder”. We had tons of fun building the company from scratch and never stopped.

Foot Anstey

We are among the UK's top 100 law firms, with over 45 partners and approaching 500 staff. Headed by Managing Partner John Westwell, Foot Anstey has achieved consistent growth and strong financial performance and is on track to achieve our ambitious financial targets. We have grown organically through our bold, agile strategy that has attracted the attention of the industry; we have been named in numerous awards that include the British Legal Awards, MPF Awards for Management Excellence and South West Business Insider.

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