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Funcom Lays Off 60, Flees Europe For Rich Canadian Bounties

It's cool, he's ready for the fierce Canadian winters

It's cool, he's ready for the fierce Canadian winters

Probably inevitable given the disappointment of Age of Conan’s launch. What’s interesting is Funcom’s attempt to become Canadian:

Funcom, which currently employs around 300 staff worldwide, is attempting to shift the bulk of its workforce to Canada to take advantage of a 37.5 per cent salary reimbursement from the state of Quebec, and with salaries generally lower there the company could stand to cut around half of its wage bill.

That would explain all those studios in Montreal…