Company Also Acquires Rights To South Park: The Stick Of Truth
MONTREAL, Jan. 23, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, Ubisoft announced the
acquisition of THQ Montreal as well as the publishing rights for the
upcoming South Park: The Stick of Truth video game, being developed
externally by Obsidian.
"This deal adds experienced developers to our internal creative teams at
a key moment in the cycle of the video game industry," said Yannis
Mallat, president of Ubisoft Montreal.
In addition to the team at THQ Montreal, Ubisoft also acquired a new,
yet-to-be announced IP in development at the studio. THQ Montreal will
join Ubisoft's development teams, already the second-largest in-house
development staff in the world with 26 studios in 19 countries and more
than 6,250 people dedicated to video game production.
South Park: The Stick of Truth
South Park: The Stick of Truth is being developed by Obsidian
Entertainment, the studio behind Fallout: New Vegas, and is scheduled
for release in calendar 2013.
This acquisition has no material impact on Ubisoft's current fiscal year
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recent Ubisoft Registration Document filed on July 02, 2012 with the
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