Eidos Montreal

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Eidos Montreal
Industry Computer and video games
Interactive entertainment
Founded 2007
Headquarters Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Key people
Scot Amos
Ron Rosenberg
Products Deus Ex series (2011–)
Owner Square Enix Europe
Number of employees
Parent Square Enix
Website eidosmontreal.com

Eidos Montreal is a Canadian video game development studio owned by Square Enix Europe, a subsidiary of Square Enix. The studio was founded by Eidos Interactive in 2007 with Stéphane D'Astous appointed studio manager.[1] According to D'Astous, unlike other video game development studios, Eidos Montreal's development cycle is characterized by smaller teams (totaling 350 ) working over a longer period.[2] The same year as its founding, the studio announced its first project: the third installment of the Deus Ex series, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, which was released in 2011.[3] In 2009, the studio announced its second project, the fourth installment of the Thief series.[4] On 4 March 2014, Square Enix announced that 27 employees were laid off from Eidos Montreal.[5]

Games developed[edit]

Year Title Platform(s)
Mac PS3 PS4 Wii U Win X360 XONE
2011 Deus Ex: Human Revolution Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
2013 Tomb Raider (multiplayer) Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
2014 Thief Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
2015 Rise of the Tomb Raider[citation needed] No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided No No Yes No Yes No Yes


General manager Stéphane D'Astous resigned[6] from Eidos Montreal on 19 July 2013, citing irreconcilable differences with parent company Square Enix.


  1. ^ French, Michael (2007-11-26). "Eidos Montreal officially opens". Develop. Retrieved 2012-06-05. 
  2. ^ "Q&A: Stephane D'Astous, Eidos Montreal". Develop. 2007-11-30. Retrieved 2012-06-05. 
  3. ^ Mann, Justin (2007-11-26). "Deus Ex 3 rumors confirmed". TechSpot. Retrieved 2012-06-05. 
  4. ^ Crecente, Brian (2009-05-11). "Thief 4: It's Official". Kotaku. Retrieved 2012-06-05. 
  5. ^ Schreier, Jason (4 March 2014). "Big Layoffs At Thief Developer Eidos Montreal". Kotaku. Gawker Media. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  6. ^ Ray Corriea, Alexa (23 July 2013). "Eidos Montreal GM resigns, cites 'lack of courage' at Square Enix". Retrieved 9 April 2015.