10 video game studios based in Montréal

published on November 11, 2021
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Montréal is known as a playful city. But we don’t just play games — we also produce them! Home to a pool of creative and specialized talent, Montréal is hotbed for video game production. Ranging from VFX to animation to gamification, Montréal studios create experiences not only for good times with friends but also tools to train professionals in fields such as health care and education. We make games with purpose.

One of the reasons that Montréal is a gaming capital is because of the post-secondary institutions that provide an immense amount of fresh talent annually. The Greater Montréal region boasts more than 3,000 college students enrolled in technical programs related to video game, animation, and visual effects.

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10 Video game studios based in Montréal 

There are thousands and thousands of video game experts working at nearly 200 studios in Montréal, shaping the future of global video game development. Here are 10 studios to keep your eyes on!




A video game company from France with several development studios across the world, including Montréal. Its video game franchises include Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, For Honor, Prince of Persia, Tom Clancy's, Just Dance, and more.


Warner Bros. Games Montréal


WB Games Montréal is a division of Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment. Founded in 2010, the Montréal-based studio is 300+ creative team members strong who join forces every day to create unforgettable experiences across all platforms.




Pioneers in video games creation since 2000s, Gameloft is constantly innovating to create new games experiences. Their roster is massive, including partnerships with Disney, LEGO, and more.


Electronic Arts


EA develops and delivers games, content, and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices, and personal computers. EA has more than 450 million registered players around the world.


Cloud Chamber


Cloud Chamber produces the critically acclaimed BioShock series. Their team consists of veteran BioShock developers and expert game makers from other big titles.


Behaviour Interactive


A leading independent video game developer specializing in the production of 2D and 3D action/adventure games for home video game consoles, handheld game consoles, PCs, and mobile. Games include Dead by Daylight, Game of Thrones (Beyond the Wall), Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, and many more.


Square Enix


A leading mobile game developer and publisher, originating in Japan but with offices in Montréal. They’re the folks behind Lara Croft GO, Hitman Sniper, and more. Voted one of the best places to work in Canada.




The award-winning development team known around the world for their ground-breaking work on The Elder Scrolls and Fallout series. Offices in Montréal since 2015.




A leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology, Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts.

Video game industry events to watch out for

Increasingly, the city is also playing host to eSport events, with competitions taking place at Montréal’s conveniently located downtown convention centre and other venues across the city.


Montréal International Games Summit (MIGS)


The largest game conference on the East Coast. Every year, more than 3000 passionate video game industry professionals gather in Montréal.



Montréal Comicon


Held at Montréal’s convention centre, the event features comic books, toys, video games, science-fiction, horror, anime, non-sport cards, and a wide variety of panels and parties.




Events throughout the year

Local organization striving to queer the tech ecosystem by breaking down barriers, creating spaces, and connecting communities to support and empower LGBTQ2S+ people to thrive.




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