Ubisoft is going to expand its operations in Quebec with an investment of $28 million CAD ($25,266,816.09 USD) over the next 3 years. The goal is to fill a hundred new positions specializing in AAA next-generation development at Ubisoft’s Quebec City studio.
The government will also assist Ubisoft Quebec City’s growth with $10,000 as a part of the ESSOR program – the same program that chad also helped WB Games to set up shops within Canada’s largest province. WB Games Montreal shipped its first AAA game, Batman: Arkham Origins in 2013.
The Quebec City studio was formed 9 years back in 2005 and has worked on entries in the Assassin’s Creed, Prince of Persia andmight and Magic series. In Sept last year, Ubisoft proclaimed it might invest $362 million in Quebec over the next seven years, in the hopes of making 500 new positions.