Ubisoft fires Splinter Cell and Prince of Persia remake creators – INDIA

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The layoffs continue. Ubisoft has announced the layoff of several dozen employees. French company Se said goodbye to more than 30 developers from the Toronto studio. This is where it comes in Splinter Cell remake. In addition, the team helps in the development Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remakewhich is run by their colleagues from Montreal.

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According to Ubisoft, layoffs are underway part of the targeted reorganizationwhich the company needs to fulfill its ambitious plan. As a result, 33 team members lost their jobs. Those affected should have full support, including severance pay and career assistance.

The question is how these layoffs will affect upcoming games. It is clear that Ubisoft’s statement says its schedule remains unchanged, with teams in Toronto working on the Splinter Cell remake and other projects. It did not elaborate further. But, as has been the custom at Ubisoft for years, studios around the world work together and together they create separate titles. In Toronto’s case, there are unofficial talks about helping with Far Cry 7.

Let us remind you that by the end of May this year, more than 10,000 people have lost their jobs in the gaming industry this year. Now it is 10,800 peoplewhile for the whole of last year it was 10,500 people. Employees are being laid off due to the optimization of work processes and investigation of companies that have grown significantly during Covid.

This year, Ubisoft released Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown and Skull and Bones. It also launched the free-to-play shooter XDefiant and has more in the works. Star Wars Outlaws And Assassin’s Creed Shadows. In addition, The Crew continues to expand Motorfest, Rainbow Six: Siege and For Honor.

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Source :Indian TV

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