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Square Enix sell Tomb Raider, Deux Ex and several studios to Embracer Group

Square Enix are to sell most of their Western studios and intellectual property such as Tomb Raider, Deux Ex, Thief and Legacy Of Kain to Sweden’s Embracer Group for $300 million (£240 million) in cash, it has been announced. The studios being sold to Embracer include Crystal Dynamics, Eidos-Montréal and Square Enix Montréal, but not the UK-based Square Enix Collective. This means Square will retain publishing rights to IP including Life Is Strange, Just Cause and Outriders. The deal transfers around 1,100 staff to Embracer and more than 50 ‘back-catalogue’ games. It’s expected to conclude sometime between July and September,…

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Hitman Sniper Assassins is a new mobile game in the works at Square Enix Montreal

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 18 March 2021 18:56 GMT  Square Enix Montreal is working on a new Hitman Sniper mobile game.Project Hitman Sniper Assassins is currently the working title of a new Hitman mobile game in the works from the studio that brought you Lara Croft GO, Hitman GO, Hitman Sniper, and Deus Ex GO.The new mobile game will feature a wholly original Hitman story, with new playable assassins and brand-new gameplay features.A short teaser trailer for the project was unveiled during Square Enix’s digital showcase and you can view it above.“Praised as one of the best mobile games available upon its release, Hitman…