Studio head David Polfeldt has confirmed that he’s leaving Ubisoft Massive later this 12 months, after 17 years on the studio.
Ubisoft Massive relies in Sweden and is liable for the Tom Clancy’s The Division collection, the upcoming Avatar: Frontiers Of Pandora, and the lately introduced Star Wars game.
Last 12 months Polfeldt introduced he was stepping down from his managing director function however deliberate to return to a brand new place after a six-month break. However, it has now been reported that he has submitted his six-month resignation earlier this 12 months and might be leaving the corporate for good. The particulars had been shared in Hit Points (by way of VGC).
Polfeldt advised Hit Points that the rise in workers on the studio was the key driving issue behind his determination. “I think my philosophy and my skills work well for a certain kind of group of a certain kind of size,” he mentioned. “I don’t think I’m the right manager for what the studio has become. I’m perfectly at peace with it.”
Ubisoft Massive Entertainment lately introduced that it was engaged on an open-world Star Wars game in partnership with Lucasfilm Games. While the game is early in improvement, it has been confirmed that it will likely be operating in Massive Entertainment’s Snowdrop engine, used to energy video games reminiscent of Tom Clancy’s The Division 2.
The artistic director for the venture, Julian Gerighty, has beforehand labored on The Crew 2 and The Division 2.
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot mentioned on the time that Star Wars is an “amazing source of motivation for our teams to innovate and push the boundaries of our medium.”
In different information, An Elden Ring participant has developed an app to assist gamers preserve observe of quests in FromSoftware’s open-world game.