Deus Ex could also be getting a brand new instalment within the sequence from Eidos Montreal. The studio can also be engaged on a brand new IP and collaborating with Xbox to co-develop video games corresponding to Fable.
Bloomberg journalist Jason Schreier reported that Embracer Group is shutting down Onoma, which is the corporate rebranded from Sq. Enix Montreal only a month in the past. Embracer Group acquired Crystal Dynamics, Eidos-Montréal, Sq. Enix Montréal, and a “catalogue of IPs together with Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, Thief, Legacy of Kain and greater than 50 back-catalogue video games from Sq. Enix Holdings” for $300 million in Could.
An Embracer consultant confirmed to the outlet that Onoma is closing and this is able to influence round 200 staff.
Jason Schreier additionally reported that Eidos Montreal “stays intact” and has cancelled the Stranger-Issues-inspired “children on bikes” recreation. The studio is now engaged on a brand new IP that’s “just lately rescoped.” The brand new Deus Ex recreation is reported to be in “very very early” improvement. Eidos Montreal can also be in “co-dev partnerships” with Xbox for titles together with Fable.
Embracer Group has grow to be one of many largest names within the video video games business. It is because it owns 120 inner studios, 230 video games in improvement, and 850 IPs. To know extra, take a look at IGN’s article explaining what precisely is Embracer Group and its thirty-year historical past.
The Deus Ex sequence is ready throughout the mid 21st century. It focuses on the wrestle between factions within the shadows who want to management the world. It contains dystopian themes and real-world mythologies. The sequence has a complete of six video games beginning with 2000’s Deus Ex and 2016’s Deus Ex: Mankind Divided.