Bethesda has announced that its opened the doors to a new studio in Quebec, with its new Montreal development studio led by studio director Yves Lachance.
The company expanded its studio reach into Montreal "to expand its development capabilities in console, PC, and mobile gaming". Bethesda's Game Director and Executive Producer Todd Howard explains: "We've worked with some very talented developers in Montreal for a long time, and decided it was time to open a studio there. It's exciting to think about the new games we'll be building together".
For the last 10 years, Lachance has worked with Behaviour Interactive, a Montreal-based studio that specializes as a work-for-hire studio, assisting larger publishers. During his time with the studio, Lachance oversaw work on projects like Bethesda's Wolfenstein: The New Order and Fallout Shelter. Lachance said: "Our collaboration with Bethesda Game Studios has been an exhilarating and memorable journey already. We are thrilled to be launching the studio in Montreal and contributing our city's great game-making talent to the kind of games that Bethesda Game Studios is known for".