Deus Ex Go, Hitman Sniper and other old Square Enix Montreal games are shutting down

The company formerly known as Square Enix Montreal, Studio Onoma, has announced that it will be removing several games from the App Store and Google Play Store, including Deus Ex goHitman Sniper: The Shadows, Arena Battle Champions and Space Invaders: Hidden Heroes.

The games will be removed from the storefront on December 1, and players will not be able to access the game after January 4, 2023. In-game purchases have also been halted immediately but players can still use the in-game purchases they have purchased. However, if they are not used, they will not be refunded.

Earlier this month, it was reported that Onoma’s parent company, Embracer Group, will be close the studio and its staff will be transferred to Eidos Montreal. Onoma was formerly known as Square Enix Montreal and was acquired in May by Embracer Group, along with the rest of Square Enix’s western studios.

However, that’s just changed its name to Onoma last month, which makes closing the studio seem more confusing. Onoma is best known for mobile games by popular brands like Deus Ex and Tomb Raider, games that spawned titles like Deus Ex Go and Lara Croft Go, the previous game of which was discontinued. action in January.

It is known that Eidos Montreal is helping Microsoft franchise Fable. This won’t be a big surprise as Crystal Dynamics, another studio that Embracer Corporation bought from Square Enix, is helping out. Initiative with Perfect Dark.

George Yang is a freelance writer for IGN. He has been writing about the industry since 2019 and has worked with other publications such as Insider, Kotaku, NPR, and Variety.

When not writing about video games, George is playing video games. What a surprise! You can follow him on Twitter @Yinyangfooey


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