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Indie cooperative launches in Quebec

La Guilde Des Développeurs De Jeux Vidéo Indépendants Du Québec is home to 75 studios

Today marks the official launch of La Guilde Des Développeurs De Jeux Vidéo Indépendants Du Québec, which calls itself the largest independent video games cooperative in the world.

"Based on a democratic structure and built on a model of non-profit production cooperatives, La Guilde has equipped itself to respond in a durable way to the real needs of the independent developers of our province," it states on its website.

It's made up of 75 indie studios, representing "$18 million in salaries." It has partnered with a number of organisations inlcuding Quartier des spectacles, PME MTL, Emploi-Québec, LJT Lawyers, Deloitte, Audiokinetic, Montreal Comiccon, GamePlay Space, Effects MTL 2016, and the NAD Center.