The corporate previously often called Sq. Enix Montreal, Studio Onoma, introduced that it will likely be eradicating a number of video games from the App Retailer and Google Play Retailer, together with Deus Ex Go, Hitman Sniper: The Shadows, Enviornment Battle Champions, and House Invaders: Hidden Heroes.
The video games can be delisted from storefronts on December 1 and gamers will be unable to entry the video games after January 4, 2023. In-game purchases have additionally been suspended instantly, however gamers can nonetheless use in-game purchases they’ve already purchased. In the event that they go unused, nonetheless, they won’t be refunded.
— Onoma (@StudioOnoma) November 22, 2022
Earlier this month, it was reported that Onoma’s dad or mum firm, Embracer Group, could be shutting down the studio and its workers could be transferred to Eidos Montreal. Onoma was previously often called Sq. Enix Montreal and was bought by Embracer Group again in Might, together with the remainder of Sq. Enix’s western studios.
Nonetheless, it was solely renamed to Onoma final month, which makes the studio closure appear all of the extra puzzling. Onoma is finest recognized for its cellular video games of well-liked franchises like Deus Ex and Tomb Raider, which spawned titles corresponding to Deus Ex Go and Lara Croft Go, the previous of which is shutting down in January.
Reportedly, Eidos Montreal helps out Microsoft with the Fable franchise. This wouldn’t be an enormous shock contemplating that Crystal Dynamics, one other studio that Embracer Group bought from sq. Enix, helps out The Initiative with Good Darkish.
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