Ubisoft are expanding in Quebec with a brand new studio in the city of Sherbrooke.
Ubisoft have officially announced the opening of a brand new studio in Quebec, Canada in the city of Sherbrooke.
The publisher announced the news today but did not provide additional details. We don't know the size of the studio in terms of the number of employees but Ubisoft did say that Sherbrooke will be co-developing their biggest franchises so basically, this will be another support studio, by the looks of it.
Interestingly, Ubisoft Sherbrooke will also contribute to the development of the most recent innovations in the field of entertainment and tech.
Additionally, Ubisoft have confirmed a targeted investment plan of $17 million with education, entrepreneurs and La Forge programs to support innovation and youth training among other things, reports Yahoo.
Ubisoft are one of the world's biggest video game developers and publishers with over 19,000 employees and 40 studios.
In addition to in-house studios such as the newly formed Sherbrooke, Ubisoft also acquired some of their studios like Massive Entertainment, the developers of The Division series.
Ubisoft have several new announced games in development like Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, Beyond Good and Evil 2, Skull and Bones, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, Assassin's Creed: Infinity and the rumoured Splinter Cell game.