Square Enix Montréal Confirmed as First-Ever Mobile Partner at MEGAMIGS, Montréal's Premier Video Game Industry Event
Montréal, Quebec - September 9, 2020 – Square Enix Montréal, an award-winning mobile game studio, today announced that it has been confirmed as the first-ever Mobile Parrtner of MEGAMIGS, Montreal’s premier video game industry event.
The addition of a Mobile Partner at MEGAMIGS confirms the significance of mobile games to the gaming industry. As an example of the exponential growth of the mobile game market, players in 175 countries have downloaded Square Enix Montréal games over 130 million times.
“This year, more than ever, we are committed to supporting the Montreal video game industry and to showcasing our leadership in mobile game development,” said Patrick Naud, Head of Studio of Square Enix Montréal. “As mobile becomes a go-to source for gaming, we are thrilled to be MEGAMIGS’s first ever Mobile Partner. We plan on delivering an exciting program of conferences to drive ever greater interest in mobile games amongst industry professionals.”
Square Enix Montréal will use this platform to deliver talks from in-house experts and industry leaders. On the virtual Square Enix Montréal stage, MEGAMIGS attendees can expect conferences on topics ranging from user research to the psychology behind mobile game sales.
"We are thrilled to count this new mobile game partnership at MEGAMIGS this year," said Nadine Gelly, general manager of La Guilde du jeu vidéo du Québec. "If Quebec has earned the title of video game hub, it is thanks to the high caliber of games created locally for all platforms and our ability to adapt to trends and new player habits. We are delighted to witness the popularity of mobile games developed here, thanks in part to the productions of studios such as Square Enix Montréal."
This year’s MEGAMIGS event will be held November 12-13 in an entirely virtual environment, thus increasing accessibility and giving industry professionals from around the world the opportunity to connect, speak, and learn from world-class speakers.
About Square Enix Montréal
Founded in 2011, Square Enix Montréal is a multi-award-winning mobile game studio that develops games based on both existing franchises and new intellectual properties. Square Enix Montreal is dedicated to the creation of innovative and carefully crafted games that become international benchmarks. Our team of passionate experts created the critically acclaimed titles HitmanSniper®, HitmanGO®, LaraCroftGO® and DeusExGO®. Square Enix Montréal's games have been downloaded over 130 million times in 175 countries. For more information, please visit square-enix-montreal.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
About Square Enix, Inc
Square Enix Inc.. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal®. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 154 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 82 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 78 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
More information on Square Enix Inc. can be found at https://square-enix-games.com
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