ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 9, 2015 /CNW/ -- Bethesda Game Studios®, a ZeniMax® Media company, today announced that it has opened a new development studio in Montreal, Quebec to expand its development capabilities in console, PC, and mobile gaming.
"We've worked with some very talented developers in Montreal for a long time, and decided it was time to open a studio there," said Todd Howard, Game Director and Executive Producer at Bethesda Game Studios. "It's exciting to think about the new games we'll be building together."
Bethesda Game Studios Montreal has already established a core team of more than 40 developers, spanning both console and mobile development. The studio will be managed by industry veteran Yves Lachance as Studio Director.
"Our collaboration with Bethesda Game Studios has been an exhilarating and memorable journey already," said Lachance. "We are thrilled to be launching the studio in Montreal and contributing our city's great game-making talent to the kind of games that Bethesda Game Studios is known for."
Bethesda Game Studios is currently hiring for both its Maryland and Montreal locations. For more information about available jobs, visit http://jobs.zenimax.com.
Bethesda Game Studios recently released Fallout 4, which launched on November 10 with approximately 12 million units for Xbox One, PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and PC. Earlier this year the studio released its first mobile game for iOS and Android devices, Fallout Shelter, which quickly became the top downloaded game in 48 countries. Considered one of the top game developers in the world, Bethesda Game Studios is also known for creating the 2006 'Game of the Year, The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion, the 2008 'Game of the Year', Fallout® 3, and the global phenomenon and 2011 'Game of the Year', The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim®.
Fallout 4 is rated M for Mature by the ESRB. For more information, visit: www.Fallout4.com. Fallout Shelter is rated Teen by the ESRB. For more information, visit: www.FalloutShelter.com.
About ZeniMax Media Inc.
ZeniMax Media is a privately owned media organization headquartered outside Washington DC with international publishing offices in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Eindhoven, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Sydney. Through its subsidiaries, ZeniMax Media creates and publishes original interactive entertainment content for consoles, the PC, and handheld/wireless devices. ZeniMax Media divisions include Bethesda Softworks, Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, Arkane Studios, Tango Gameworks, MachineGames, Battlecry Studios, ZeniMax Online Studios, ZeniMax Europe Ltd., ZeniMax Asia K.K., ZeniMax Asia Pacific Limited, and ZeniMax Australia Pty Ltd. For more information on ZeniMax Media, visit www.zenimax.com.
About Bethesda Softworks
Bethesda Softworks, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software. Titles featured under the Bethesda label include such blockbuster franchises as The Elder Scrolls®, DOOM®, QUAKE®, Fallout®, Wolfenstein®, Dishonored®, The Evil Within™, and RAGE®. For more information on Bethesda Softworks' products, visit www.bethsoft.com.
About Bethesda Game Studios
Bethesda Game Studios is the award-winning development studio known around the world for its groundbreaking work on The Elder Scrolls series and the Fallout series. Bethesda Game Studios recently released Fallout 4, which with approximately 12 million units for Xbox One, PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and PC. In 2015 the studio also released its first mobile game for iOS and Android devices, Fallout Shelter, which quickly became the top downloaded game in 48 countries. Creators of the 2006 'Game of the Year', The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion®, the 2008 'Game of the Year', Fallout® 3, and the 2011 'Game of the Year', The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim®, Bethesda Game Studios has earned its reputation as one of the industry's most respected and accomplished game development studios. For more information on Bethesda Game Studios, visit bgs.bethsoft.com.
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