Ex-Ubisoft devs lead Krafton’s new AAA studio in Montreal

PUBG developer and publisher Krafton has opened its first Canadian studio, GamesIndustry.biz can reveal, with the unveiling of Krafton Montreal.

The company will be led by head of studio Patrik Méthé (pictured above left), one of many Ubisoft alumni on the team, and is currently working on a video game adaptation of The Bird That Drinks Tears, a popular series of South Korean fantasy novels by Yeongdo Lee.

Currently employing 12 staff, the team hopes to grow to 150 people within the next three years, adding another AAA studio to the already competitive Montreal development scene.

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