EIDOS MONTRÉAL’S SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER LAUNCHED THIS MONTH VIRTUOS TEAM MAKES MAJOR CO-DEVELOPMENT CONTRIBUTION

2018/09/21

EIDOS MONTRÉAL’S SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER LAUNCHED THIS MONTH VIRTUOS TEAM MAKES MAJOR CO-DEVELOPMENT CONTRIBUTION

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Singapore - September 2018 - Virtuos is excited that it has contributed to the development of Shadow of the Tomb Raider™ from Eidos-Montréal™. Shadow of the Tomb Raider is the latest entry in the critically acclaimed and award-winning Tomb Raider® series, and is available now worldwide for the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC/Steam®.

Over the years, Virtuos has committed to bringing the highest quality co-development standards to its clients’ many AAA games, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider is further proof of this commitment to quality. In partnering closely with Eidos-Montréal, Virtuos became an integral part of the development process, with support across multiple areas including Art, Level Design and Gameplay. Virtuos committed resources to the development team, which was composed of concept artists, Technical Artists, VFX Artists, Level Artists and Level Designers. Based on the creative brief and design from Eidos-Montréal, Virtuos contributed to full level and production design to help bring Shadow of the Tomb Raider to life.

“We’re delighted with the response to Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and pleased with the partnership we built with Virtuos to support the development of the game,” said Max Belanger, Director of Production Operations at Eidos-Montréal.

In Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Lara must master a deadly jungle, overcome terrifying tombs, and persevere through her darkest hour. As she races to save the world from a Maya apocalypse, Lara will be forged into the Tomb Raider she is destined to be.
 
Created by a team of veteran Tomb Raider developers at Eidos-Montréal, in collaboration with Crystal Dynamics, the game is available now for the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Windows PC/Steam®.
 
About Eidos-Montréal
Eidos-Montréal™ (a Square Enix® studio) is focused on creating immersive and captivating experiences. For the last decade, the development teams at Eidos-Montréal have orchestrated the successful reboot of the DEUS EX® series (Deus Ex: Human Revolution®, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided®), released the latest entry in the THIEF® franchise, and have also played a key role in the development of the award-winning TOMB RAIDER® series. To ensure its creative vision can be realized in-game, the studio has developed its own cutting-edge technology, the Dawn Engine®. The studio also provides technical support for Square Enix operations around the world, including research and development, quality assurance, and playtests.

For more information on the studio, please visit https://eidosmontreal.com/ and find us on Twitter or LinkedIn.

About TOMB RAIDER
The TOMB RAIDER® franchise has sold over 67 million copies worldwide. The franchise’s popularity has exploded into a series of blockbuster films based on the original Tomb Raider game and 2013 reboot. Its protagonist Lara Croft® has been a contemporary global icon for over two decades. The most recent release in the world famous franchise, Rise of the Tomb Raider®, has received over 100 “Best of” nominations and awards, and is one of the highest rated games. All of this continues to make TOMB RAIDER a destination brand for action-adventure.

About Virtuos

Founded in 2004, Virtuos Holdings Pte. Ltd. is a leading videogame content production company with operations in Singapore, China, Vietnam, Canada, France, Japan, Ireland and the United States. With 1,500 full-time professionals, Virtuos specializes in game development and 3D art production for AAA consoles, PC and mobile titles, enabling its customers to generate additional revenue and achieve operational efficiency. For over a decade, Virtuos has successfully delivered high quality content for over 1,100 projects and its customers include 18 of the top 20 digital entertainment companies worldwide. For more information, please visit: www.virtuosgames.com

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