Entertainment Software Association of Canada

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Entertainment Software Association of Canada (ESAC) is a not for profit trade association serving the business and public affairs needs of companies in Canada that develop, publish and distribute computer and video games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers and the Internet. ESAC's services include, business and consumer research, government relations, and media relations. The ESAC's members include Canada's leading interactive entertainment software developers, publishers and distributors. In 2013, the Canadian entertainment software industry included 329 firms and provided 16,500 direct jobs and thousands more in related fields across the country.[1]


The ESAC was founded in October, 2004 from the previous Canadian Interactive Digital Software Association as a wholly Canadian entity.


ESAC represents a large number of the leading video game publishers, developers, and distributors with operations in Canada.


  1. ^ Entertainment Software Association of Canada, Canada’s Video Game Industry in 2013(2013).

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