Crystal Dynamics - Eidos

Crystal Dynamics and Eidos employ close to 800 developers at four locations in the United States and Canada. The studios operate independently but share a passion for storytelling through art, animation, and innovation. With nearly 40 games shipped in the last 30 years, Crystal Dynamics and Eidos are two of the most storied game developers in the entertainment industry and together they form Embracer’s 12th operative group.

About Crystal Dynamics

Crystal Dynamics has developed and published more than 30 games during its award-winning, 30-year adventure. Some of the company’s beloved franchises include Legacy of Kain and TOMB RAIDER, which has sold more than 95 million copies worldwide. TOMB RAIDER’s protagonist, the hero Lara Croft, has been a cultural icon for more than 25 years, appearing in more than 20 games, and has made an indelible mark on virtually every facet of entertainment. In addition to its headquarters in San Mateo, CA, Crystal Dynamics has two additional studios: Crystal Northwest in Bellevue, WA, and Crystal Southwest in Austin, TX.

About Eidos-Montréal

Eidos-Montréal is a premiere developer of interactive entertainment based on new intellectual properties and beloved franchises including the acclaimed Deus Ex series. Renowned as master storytellers, the studio builds immersive worlds and adventures that create lasting memories for players across the globe. Eidos-Montréal crafts its multiple interactive projects with close-knit teams in a hybrid work environment, keeping their focus on creativity and technological innovation.

Segment PC / Console Games
Hq San Mateo, USA & Montréal, Canada
Internal Studios 5*
Internal Headcount 901*
CEO Phil Rogers
Founded 1992
* These numbers are updated every quarter in connection with our interim reports.

Key releases

Crystal Dynamics and Eidos-Montréal’s portfolios feature popular and critically acclaimed original IPs like Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, Legacy of Kain, Thief and many more.

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Embracer Group is a global group of creative and entrepreneurial businesses in PC/console, mobile and board games and other related media. The Group has an extensive catalog of over 900 owned or controlled franchises.

With its head office based in Karlstad, Sweden, Embracer Group has a global presence through its ten operative groups: THQ Nordic, PLAION, Coffee Stain, Amplifier Game Invest, DECA Games, Easybrain, Asmodee Group, Dark Horse Media, Freemode and Crystal Dynamics – Eidos. The Group has 106 internal game development studios and is engaging more than 11,000 employees in more than 40 countries.