Games Industry

The Games Industry is the sector involved int eh development, marketing and monetisation of games. Games have a place as entertainment and also with helping people to learn and explain. The sector employs thousands of people globally. the value of the UK gaming industry in 2016 was £4.44 billion

Companiy Connecting has 78 Scottish IT companies on its database working within or providing products and services to the Games Sector in Scotland.

Dundee City has the largest number of games companies with 23% of the companies based in the council area. Dundee City accounts 2.74% of the Scottish populations, so there is a high density of games based companies.

Picture accompanying the article Scottish Games Companies: Company Connecting Infographic. Companies Connecting has 78 IT companies on its database working within or providing products and services to the Games Sector in Scotland.  Dundee City has the largest number of games companies with 23% of the companies based in the council area. Dundee City accounts 2.74% of the Scottish populations, so there is a high density of games based companies.

Following on from the news published on the 19th October of the potential scale of the Scottish video games industry we thought we would push out a heatspot map of where the games industry companies 

Games Industry Heat Spot Map Scotland