Deus Ex Go, Hitman Sniper, and Different Former Sq. Enix Montreal Video games Set to Shut Down
The video games might be delisted from storefronts on December 1 and gamers won’t be able to entry the video games after January 4, 2023. In-game purchases have additionally been suspended instantly, however gamers can nonetheless use in-game purchases they’ve already purchased. In the event that they go unused, nonetheless, they won’t be refunded.
— Onoma (@StudioOnoma) November 22, 2022
Earlier this month, it was reported that Onoma’s guardian firm, Embracer Group, could be shutting down the studio and its workers could be transferred to Eidos Montreal. Onoma was previously referred to as Sq. Enix Montreal and was bought by Embracer Group again in Might, together with the remainder of Sq. Enix’s western studios.
Nonetheless, it was solely renamed to Onoma final month, which makes the studio closure appear all of the extra puzzling. Onoma is greatest recognized for its cell video games of fashionable franchises like Deus Ex and Tomb Raider, which spawned titles resembling Deus Ex Go and Lara Croft Go, the previous of which is shutting down in January.
Reportedly, Eidos Montreal helps out Microsoft with the Fable franchise. This wouldn’t be an enormous shock contemplating that Crystal Dynamics, one other studio that Embracer Group bought from sq. Enix, helps out The Initiative with Excellent Darkish.
Each Notable Embracer Group Acquisition
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