Quebec Government Invests Millions In Batman: Arkham Origins Developer

by Kyle Hilliard on Oct 06, 2013 at 07:19 AM

The Quebec government has decided to invest $63 million into Batman: Arkham Origins developer WB Games Montreal over the course of five years in the interest of creating 100 new jobs.

The investment news comes from a report from CTV. As part of the five-year deal, $1.5 million has been immediately invested.

Quebec has shown a clear interest in the expansion of its local video game studios. Recently, it was announced that Quebec would be investing of a local Ubisoft developer with the goal of creating 500 jobs within the studio.

WB Games Montreal is a relatively young studio, with only a few games under its belt. To learn more about the studio, check out our video feature on its history below, or by heading here.

[Source: CTV, via GamesIndustry International]


Our Take
This is good news for WB Games Montreal. The studio hasn't entirely proven itself just yet, having only released the Wii U version of Batman: Arkham City, but its pedigree is strong and the studio has a bright future.