Ukie today announced games developer King as the most recent member to join the Ukie family, making the trade body one of the most comprehensive and diverse in the world.
With studios across the world, including the UK, King is a leading interactive entertainment company, with millions of people playing their games globally.
Rob Miller, Chief Legal Officer, King: “We’re delighted to be joining Ukie. The interactive entertainment and games development industry is growing rapidly. At King, we believe in helping to foster an active and healthy gaming community. We’re looking forward to working with Ukie and with other members from the industry.”
Ukie CEO Dr Jo Twist said: “We rebranded over three years ago to reflect the way the industry itself was transitioning and the diversity of our membership is now truly representative of the wider industry. We are delighted to have King join us as a global leader in the mobile and tablet game space, and to having them help us shape the future of the UK games industry.
“All our members benefit for new members joining the family, and we welcome King to a network that supports, promotes and grows all games business and our sector as a whole, on a national and international stage.”
Since rebranding in 2010 from Elspa to Ukie, Ukie’s membership has changed in both size and diversity with companies from all areas of the interactive entertainment industry being represented by the network. Ukie now has over 215 members and offers products, services and training courses designed to help support its diverse membership, from one person indie developers to large multinational games businesses.