THQ Montreal making new IP for new owner Ubisoft

Ben Parfitt
THQ Montreal making new IP for new owner Ubisoft

Ubisoft has officially confirmed its acquisition of THQ Montreal.

With it comes the publishing rights to the Obsidian-developed RPG South Park: The Stick of Truth as well as “a new, yet-to-be announced IP in development” at the former THQ studio.

“This deal adds experienced developers to our internal creative teams at a key moment in the cycle of the video game industry,” Ubisoft Montreal president Yannis Mallat stated.

Ubisoft now lays claim to the second largest in-house development staff in the world, spanning 26 studios across 19 countries and employing over 6,250 staff.

South Park: The Stick of Truth is now scheduled for release in calendar 2013.

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