The most famous video game development companies in Spain

The most famous video game development companies in Spain

The video game sector has very prominent names both internationally and nationally. In terms of manufacturers Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo are the most prominent, although there are also other companies that stand out in the day to day and today of consoles, such as Ubisoft, Electronic Arts or SEGA. There is no doubt that their history is one of the most important in the sector that concerns us and they are authentic references in interactive leisure.

Each of them has its own headquarters in Spain, reason why its importance is capital in our country and in the national industry. Its history already has several years behind it, so its solidity in the sector is more than proven. In addition, they have some of the most important video games in history. Here we gather the most important details of each of them.

Sony Interactive Entertainment

  • C/ Pedro De Valdivia 10, 2nd Floor 28006 Madrid Fax: +34 915 858 585 Phone: 807 464 381

Founded in 1995, Sony Interactive Entertainment Spain was born to bring the great products of the video game sector from the Japanese company to our country. With the launch of the first PlayStation being an absolute success and propitiating its arrival in Spain thanks to it, the company did not stop growing in the nineties to give way to the new millennium that meant its complete evolution and stability in our territory. .

Since then, countless games have been released under the PlayStation label by Sony Interactive Entertainment. the saga Uncharted, The Last of Us, Marvel’s Spider-Man, the God of War saga, Gran Turismo, Final Fantasy VII, Tomb Raider or Crash Bandicoot These are just some of its greatest successes and the best-selling video games that have been part of the history of the company’s Spanish subsidiary.

Microsoft Iberian

  • Sports club promenade, La Finca Business Park, 1, Building 1 28223 Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid Fax: +34 913 91 90 01 Phone: +34 913 91 90 00

After its foundation in 1988, Microsoft Ibérica has not stopped evolving in Spain. Although in its first decade it was completely focused on the PC environment, with the birth of Xbox on November 15, 2001, the video game division began its journey in an iron way and with the intention of moving the computer giant to a new dimension with the tremendous irruption of the video game sector in Spain.

With three four generations of consoles already on the market, Xbox has managed to establish itself with names as prominent as the sagas Gears and Halo as its great bastions, without forgetting the driving franchise Forza or Sea of ​​Thieves which are some of their best selling games. Without forgetting the ownership of Minecraft, one of the most successful video games in history, after the purchase of Mojang by the American company.

Iberian Nintendo

  • C/ Estébanez Calderón, nº 3-5, Discovery Building, 6th Floor 28020, Madrid Fax: +34 917 88 64 97 Phone: +34 917 88 64 98

Nintendo Ibérica was founded in 1993 in Spain, although it was later extended in 2009 to unite the national branch with that of Portugal.. With the rise of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), the Japanese company began to make its way into the Spanish market, marketing all the consoles and products related to the brand.

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After several decades in the field of video games there are many names that are associated with the Nintendo brand, but there are some that predominate above all of them: Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, Donkey Kong or Metroid These are just some of them, but more and more names are being added to the list of one of the longest-running companies in the interactive entertainment sector.

SEGA

  • Alvento Business Park Vía de los Poblados, 1 Building D, Floor 6, offices B and D 28033 Madrid Fax: +34 913 67 74 57 Phone: +34 911 14 26 50

Founded in 1991, the Spanish subsidiary of SEGA was linked to Virgin Mastertronic in its beginnings to later become independent to create his own company dedicated solely to the products of the Japanese company. In 2012 they closed their offices in Spain to join the Koch Media group, to which they belong today and which is responsible for the publication and distribution of all their video games.

Sonic, the blue hedgehog, has been SEGA’s great mascot over the years, although its products have evolved sensitively with renowned sagas such as Person and Yakuza or the soccer simulator Football Manager.

Electronic Arts

  • Building 3 Parque Empresarial Cristalia, Calle Vía de los Poblados, 3 28033 Madrid, Spain Fax: +34 914 92 61 16 Phone: +34 914 92 60 00

The journey of Electronic Arts in Spain began in 1994. Its initial activity was especially strong, since it was one of the video game creators and distributors of the time. With the launch of PlayStation in 1996, the company took an even more important position in the sector, although it was in the 2000s that its boom began.

Among its most outstanding video games of the Electronic Arts brand, without any doubt, the franchise FIFA. However, it also has other important titles such as the saga Battlefield, Need for Speed, The Sims or the vast majority of video games starwars.

Ubisoft Spain

  • C/ Rozabella, nº 2. London Building, 2nd Floor 28230 Las Rozas, Madrid Fax: +34 916 40 46 52 Phone: +34 916 40 46 00

In 1998 Ubisoft arrived in Spain, after its foundation in France in 1986. In fact, the company has a development studio in Barcelona, ​​in addition to its headquarters in Madrid. This indicates the importance of our country for the video game sector and, especially, for Ubisoft.

the saga Assassin’s Creed has become a true bastion for Ubisoft throughout the world, although it also owns franchises as prominent as farcry, video games adapted from the works of author Tom Clancy (Rainbow Six, Splinter Cell…), rayman or the funny Just Dance, among many others.

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