Square Enix Montreal is no longer making Go games
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If youve been hoping for a new clever mobile Go game from Square Enix Montreal, youre out of luck. In an interview with PocketGamer, the studio behind Hitman Go and Lara Croft Go says that it is no longer producing the premium mobile games in the series, focusing instead on free-to-play games.
Square Enix Montreal studio head Patrick Naud confirmed that the studio is not working on any new Go games, saying that one of the challenges we have today is the premium mobile market is diminishing. He pointed specifically to their prices (the Go games are each $4.99), saying that its such a big barrier for mobile users.
Square Enix Montreal was founded in 2011 as a traditional studio, but pivoted to mobile games, taking popular…