Ubisoft has officially announced its acquisition of THQ Montreal (plus its new IP) along with the publishing rights for South Park: Stick of Truth.
Yannis Mallat, president of Ubisoft Montreal, said of the news:
“This deal adds experienced developers to our internal creative teams at a key moment in the cycle of the video game industry.”
Despite the shift in publishers, Stick of Truth is still on track for a release this year. THQ had previously announced a March 5 release date.
Source: Ubisoft PR