Dontnod Entertainment has introduced that it has begun hiring builders for a brand new IP at its recently-established Montreal studio.
We first heard in regards to the Montreal studio again in May, but it surely was unclear on the time whether or not Dontnod’s “new project” was an present or new IP. In a press launch confirming that the venture is a brand new IP, Dontnod revealed that the Montreal studio is being led by Life is Strange govt producer and co-creator Luc Baghadoust and Michel Koch.
Following the press launch, Eurogamer reached out to Dontnod to quiz the developer about the way forward for Life is Strange. Baghadoust and Koch supplied the next assertion in response:
The groups at Dontnod and us are grateful to have had the possibility of bringing Life is Strange video games to life, by tales we had deeply at coronary heart and which created such a pricey group of gamers around the globe. It doesn’t imply we won’t proceed working on the Life is Strange franchise in the long run however we’ve additionally some new thrilling concepts we wish to discover and that we hope will please all of our Life is Strange group and followers.
Dontnod stated that its presence in Montreal is an essential step ahead for development.
“With the formation of a new team on another continent, we are writing a new page of Dontnod’s history,” stated Koch. “It’s also a new beginning for new characters and original stories that we hope will touch and inspire many players around the world.”
We’ll replace our readers when we’ve extra details about the brand new IP.