Square Enix to double Deux Ex studio headcount

Japanese publisher Square Enix wants to position its Canadian studio Eidos Montreal at the very centre of its game development operations, a new report claims.

Its subsidiary Eidos Montreal could grow from about 350 staff to nearly 700 if a deal with state officials is agreed, according to local business publication La Presse Affaires.

But it is believed that Square Enix wants a CA$2 million (1.2m) grant from local government to facilitate the rapid increase in staff. That deal is not thought to have been finalised.

More details can be found on sister site Develop.

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