Japanese video game developer CyberConnect2 to open studio in Greater Montreal

Montréal, May 2, 2016 – CyberConnect2, a Japanese developer of video games for consoles and mobile devices, recently announced plans to open studios in Greater Montréal. A project supported by Montréal International and Investissement Québec. Created in 1996, the company has offices in Tokyo and Fukuoka. They have chosen Montréal as the base for its western operations in the first phase of its global expansion plan. 

CyberConnect2's portfolio includes over 30 video game titles, 7 mobile games and 2 feature-length animated films currently in production. It is also the studio behind world-famous releases such as Naruto and Final Fantasy.

“We would like to find these talents in Montréal, a city where creators from all over the world come and where public institutions support the industry initiatives,” said Hiroshi Matsuyama, President of CyberConnect2. Greater Montréal ranks 5th in the world among video game development hotbeds, behind only Tokyo, London, San Francisco and Austin.

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