Canadian video game industry contributes $2.3 billion to Canada’s GDP

The president of the Entertainment Software Association of Canada (ESAC), Jayson Hilchie, recently announced that the Canadian video game industry’s 329 studios are a critical component of Canada’s digital economy and actually contributed an impressive $2.3 billion in GDP in 2012.

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KrisButtar1962d ago

Canada loves video games!

KillrateOmega1962d ago

Video games: not only are they fun, but they also help your economy.

mochachino1962d ago

I'm Canadian, I would love to see a break down of that. It seems here very few people have 360 and most have PS3s unlike the US.

I'd be interested in seeing whether Canada's taste resembles the US or Europe more where they prefer PS3.

pat_11_51959d ago

I'd say it's probably similar.