The Canadian video game industry had a banner year in 2014, continuing a meteoric growth that demonstrates its critical place in Canada’s new digital economy.
We are the voice of the Canadian video game industry.
We work on behalf of our member-companies to ensure that Canada remains a great place to innovate, create and publish video games.
Our industry is thriving
19 million Canadians are gamers
We create over 36,500 full-time equivalents jobs in our industry.
The average full-time industry worker makes a $71,300 salary.
The average Canadian gamer is 33 years old.
There are 472 active studios in Canada. 143 new studios have opened since 2013.
The industry adds $3 billion annually to Canada’s GDP. That’s a 31% increase since 2013.
The industry creates over 20,400 full-time jobs in Canada. Up 24% since 2013.