Game developer Gearbox has opened a new studio in Montreal. 250 employees must come to the studio to work on the games. It is Gearbox’s third and second studio in Canada.
in a new studio Gearbox employees will be working on games within the Borderlands series, as well as games in new series. The project is still in its infancy. No details have been provided yet on what kind of new series it should be. Gearbox Montreal employees will collaborate with other Gearbox studios in Texas and Quebec.
It is not known when the new studio will open. Gearbox says it will invest C$200 million, about €134 million, in the new studio. With 250 employees, Gearbox will have more than 850 employees working on games. Gearbox employs both local and international staff in the studio.
Gearbox was founded in Texas in 1999 and initially worked on expansions for Half-Life games. Later on, the developer also started making his own games and Borderlands games are probably the best known example. In 2015, the developer expanded with a second studio; This one arrived in Quebec. earlier this year, The Swedish company Embracer Group acquires Gearbox.
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