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Ukie: “UK games industry remarkably resilient” during COVID-19
Ukie, the trade organization for the UK video games and digital entertainment industry, conducted 15 roundtable discussions with over 50 businesses along with two surveys with a combined 300 repsonses. The purpose of these studies was to explore the impact of COVID-19 on the UK games industry.
WN Hub speakers announced. Expect talks from Epic Games, TikTok, GamesBeat and others
On April 22, a new digital platform will launch for the video games industry. It’s called the WN Hub and it will allow industry professionals to network and discuss relevant business topics. The platform has announced the speakers that will give talks during the launch week.
Amazon’s New World pushed to August 25
Amazon, which is now “investing hundreds of millions of dollars” in games development and distribution, had to delay the release of its MMORPG New World. They game should have come out in May, but the studio’s transition to remote work has “exposed some problems” that have to do with the technical and collaborative nature of game development.