The video game industry here has a long history: Québec has been earning a reputation for its creativity and innovation in the field since the 1980s. In 2016, there were some 230 companies operating in the video game industry and related fields.
Entirely made in Québec, Assassin’s Creed has become a flagship of the international video game industry and is exported worldwide. Since the franchise was created in 2007, Ubisoft has sold millions of copies around the globe.
Renowned for its talent, this Activision subsidiary has racked up over 40 awards since its creation in 2000, including a Canadian Videogame Award for Skylanders Trap Team. Beenox will now focus on the Call of Duty franchise, which has sold 250 million copies, making it a worldwide benchmark for AAA games and the development of digital entertainment products.
A number of Québec companies are international stars, known for their bold, innovative digital games.
Many highly renowned video games were created in Québec. A number of them have won prestigious awards and reaped considerable critical and commercial acclaim.
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