Economic Development

British Columbia is a magnet for developer talent, attracting world-class companies, capital and creative minds in record numbers. With a permanent community of A-list talent, British Columbia offers a great advantage for studios. Access to this vast and deep talent pool is a top reason innovative game development companies locate here.

Helping Video Game Companies Grow in British Columbia

What we offer

With the right mix of top talent, an ideal west coast location, and strong industry support through low taxes and tax credits – British Columbia has emerged as hub for companies in the digital media and gaming sector.

The growth of B.C.’s video game sector has been advanced by competitive tax regime, a strong economic immigration program and a steady flow of top graduates from post-secondary programs specializing in digital media.

We are home to industry leaders like Electronic Arts and Microsoft as well as a strong independent gaming community.

Join over 85 interactive gaming studios and an estimated 5,000 video game professionals that call British Columbia, Canada home.

What we are looking for

British Columbia Trade and Investment is looking for companies interested in setting up offices or production facilities in British Columbia as well as companies interested in working and connecting with British Columbia companies in the digital media and gaming sector.


  • Console Game Market
  • Downloadable Game Market (XBLA, PSN, WiiWare)
  • Game Outsourcing
  • Game Recruitment
  • Smartphone Game Market
  • Social Network Game Market
  • Other (Please Specify)

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