North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2017 Version 3.0


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511212 - Video game publishersCAN

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in video game publishing. These establishments carry out operations necessary for producing and distributing computer video game software, such as designing video games, providing documentation, and providing support services to video game purchasers.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • video game designing and developing (with publishing)
    • video game software publishing
    • video game software publishing (including designing and developing)

    All examples

  • Inclusion(s)

    • designing and publishing or publishing video games only
  • Exclusion(s)

    • custom designing video games to meet the needs of specific users (See 541515 Video game design and development services)
    • mass duplication of video games (See 334610 Manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical media)
    • providing access to video games for clients from a central host site (See 518210 Data processing, hosting, and related services)
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