Quebec Government Invests Millions In Batman: Arkham Origins Developer
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.
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.