December 11, 2023

Video game publisher Tomb Raider dumps franchise for blockchain

Video game developer and publisher Square Enix has sold game studios Crystal Dynamics, Eidos-Montréal and Square Enix Montréal to the Swedishpublisher Embracer Group (formerly THQ Nordic). This was announced in an official press release.

The deal is valued at $300 million and means that Square Enix will no longer publish video games from the Tomb Raider franchise, as well as Deus Ex, Theif and Legacy of Kain.