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16 November, 2021

Chinese gaming company miHoYo opens first North American office in Montreal

China-based miHoYo, a video game development and animation company has opened a new office in Montreal creating 100 jobs.

By Cara Lyttle

miHoYo, a Chinese gaming and animation company, has opened its first North American office in Montreal, Canada. The office will create 100 jobs by the end of 2023 and will focus on game design, engineering, project management, art and other spheres. The company is working with local economic development agencies Montreal International and Investissement Quebec on recruitment and education initiatives in the area.

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Forrest Liu, co-founder of miHoYo, explained: “Montreal is home to a thriving game development community and is well known for its world-class universities. We deeply value the expertise and creativity that the local ecosystem provides and believe it will empower miHoYo to create games with their imagination.”

According to a company statement, the new facility will serve as a research and development hub and will work closely with the global development team focusing on creating a new AAA gaming title.

miHoYo employs more than 3,500 staff based in Los Angeles, Montreal, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo.

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