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Smilegate West is dedicated to providing its users with entertaining experiences and quality game services.

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Smilegate West is a leading publisher of free-to-play online games. Founded in 2006, Smilegate West's mission is to become the number one online game publisher in North and South America.

Smilegate West currently publishes CROSSFIRE in the Americas, U.K. and the MENA region through its proprietary gaming portal Z8Games. Based in Toronto, Canada, Smilegate West employs a staff of widely-talented and culturally diverse employees, headed by an experienced management team. In publishing CROSSFIRE, the world's largest first-person online shooter with more than 8 million concurrent users globally, Smilegate West continues to deliver the highest quality free-to-play gaming experience.

Smilegate Vision & Mission


Originally founded in 2006, G4Box began as Smilegate Entertainment's North American publishing partner. In 2013 we officially joined the Smilegate family under the name Smilegate West.

In the last decade, we grew from a team of four into a team of over 80 talented individuals whose hard work has allowed the company to expand its efforts from North America to the Western Market as a whole and beyond.

Our Games

Smilegate West is dedicated to providing its users with entertaining experiences and quality game services.

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Competitive Scene

Smilegate West looks to further grow the competitive scene of CROSSFIRE in its supported regions by increasing the number of live tournaments for users to participate in.

Live CROSSFIRE tournaments come in all different forms all around the world. Bigger CROSSFIRE tournaments have been found throughout various conference and Expos, such as the LVL UP Expo in Las Vegas or the Brasil Game Show in Brazil. More intimate tournaments have been held in select internet cafes found in Egypt and Turkey.

Our Culture

Smilegate West celebrates the diversity amongst all its team members, with a variety of different countries, religions and ethnicities being represented in its office.

The multicultural nature of Smilegate West results in different views and experiences coming together in order to provide users with a quality experience.


Smilegate West, Inc. offers competitive compensation, benefits, generous vacation time, casual work environment and an opportunity to learn and grow in a fast paced, challenging environment. Here are some benefit information provided for our employees.


Medical Insurance

Generous medical insurance including extended health care (e.g. drug, vision, dental, paramedical services etc.).


Vacation and Leaves

EXTRA 5 to 15 days of Paid Time Off(PTO) on top of Vacation for all employees and various Paid Time leave (Birth or adoption of a child, bereavement, jury duty etc.)

Lunch and learn

Lunch N Learn

Lunch N Learn session to aid our Employees in topics that best suit a variety of needs: health, money management, child care, permanent residency, etc.

Monthly Social

Monthly Social

Monthly employee Birthday party, companywide games, BBQ party, Company Olympics etc

Team lunch

Team Lunch

Team Lunch to promote the growth of new ideas and relationships within the individual teams throughout the office.

Happy hour

Happy Hour

SGW Happy Hour event to give everyone an opportunity to take a break from the desk, kick back with colleagues and enjoy drink (either alcohol or non-alcohol).

Flexible Schedule

Flexible Schedule

A work schedule that consists of core hours and flex-time. This gives our staff more freedom to coordinate their work schedule with public transport schedule, family related schedules.


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