The video game industry in Barcelona-Catalonia is one of the most dynamic sectors in the digital content field, positioning itself as the driving force for the digital economy. The industry has excellent business opportunities and positive job creation prospects as it is taking shape as a young, innovative industry with a global vision.
National and international video game companies have invested in Catalonia, from local young entrepreneurs that have ended up being bought over, such as Social Point or Akamon, to major multinational companies, such as King, Bandai Namco, Scopely or Ubisoft.
Under the spotlight in terms of FDI and a great place to grow
Catalonia is the region of the European Union with the highest number of projects carried out and investments received and the 2nd in job creation.
Barcelona is recognized as the best technological ecosystem in Southern Europe and some of the companies born here are known for their growth potential. The city is Western Europe’s most attractive metropolitan area for investment (site selection), and a global benchmark for smart and mobile cities.