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At Barclays, we’re playing our part to help the UK Games Industry grow and develop.

We see the positive impact that games can have in bringing communities together, inspiring creativity and building an environment to learn.


Games Collective Live

Join us as we host some intimate fireside chats with local developers and games businesses, to hear their stories about the challenges they overcame, their success stories and what support they received. 

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'Reaching the next level' report

Reaching the next level report

Read our latest report, ‘Reaching the next level: Exploring opportunities in the UK games sector’, where we share insights on this fascinating sector from the Barclays Games and Esports team and leading industry body Ukie, and views from two successful UK studios on the challenges and potential within the sector.

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Barclays Games Frenzy

Barclays Games Frenzy

As part of our support for the games and esports industries globally and following the success of our Barclays Games Frenzy events last year, we are delighted to present our next event focusing on Growth and Innovation in the Games and Esports industries. 


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What we're doing

Resource Hub

Miss an event we ran? You’ll find recordings of all our events on our resource hub.

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Partnering with games industry experts from the grassroots up

We’re partnering with best-in-class industry bodies to bring new events, workshops and solutions. Supporting the UK games and esports industries to develop their skills and connect with like-minded professionals.

Take a look at some of our partners:



Meet the Games and Esports Team

Dave Gowans

Head of Games and Esports

Jon Paterson

Partnership Lead

Elaine Moran

Head of Games and Esports Strategy

Matthew Colclough

Esports Lead

Gavin Smith

National UK Lead for Business Development


Whether you’re starting out in games and esports or looking to expand, we’re here to help. If you’d like to find out more about our exciting gaming and esports programme and upcoming events, we’d love to hear from you.

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