Games4EU is a pro-European Union grassroots movement.
We strongly believe that:
Brexit will have a terrible impact on the UK video games industry
EU membership brings talent, growth, expertise, and investment to the UK that have helped us become the leading creative sector in the world
A People's Vote with the options of remaining in the EU (or as closely tied to it as possible) is the best outcome both economically and culturally for our industry and for our future
BREXIT IS NOT A DONE DEAL! We still have a chance to secure a future for UK game makers and gamers!
Support peaceful, meaningful action to remain within the EU.
Become an activism and discussion platform for Pro EU video games professionals and gamers.
Demonstrate the harm that Brexit will do to our sector.
Contribute to the wider movement to stop, or limit the damage, of a hard or no deal Brexit.
WE NEED TO STAY!
The games industry supports remain
According to Ukie, over 80% of people in the games industry chose to remain. We want to help those people to campaign against a hard or no deal Brexit.
WE NEED TO THRIVE!
Creative industries need access to international talent and trade
The video games industry supported remain because frictionless access to foreign markets and global talent is essential. Brexit threatens to raise barriers, threatening games businesses in turn.
WE NEED TO ACT!
Time is running out to change course
There isn't much time for us to stop Brexit. Games4EU exists to ensure that pro EU games industry professionals and gamers an opportunity to have their voices heard.
Over 2000 games businesses in the UK employ over 47,000 people full or part time.
32.4m people in the UK play games. The UK is the 5th largest video game market in the world with consumer revenues valued at £5.11bn
Grand Theft Auto, Tomb Raider, Football Manager, Little Big Planet and Total War put the UK on the map.
the BRexit threat
57% of UK games companies employ workers from the EU, accounting for 38% of headcount
63% of games businesses say that separating UK and EU data would impose significant costs on their businesses
losing business and jobs
40% of UK video games companies are considering relocating part or all of their business after Brexit
Games4EU is working closely with a number of other pro-European organisations, including: