Ubisoft has revealed that regardless of latest firm shakeups within the wake of sexual harassment and assault allegations, it won’t immediately deal with these points in its Ubisoft Forward presentation.
The firm made the announcement on its Twitter web page shortly earlier than the presentation was set to air, clarifying that the presentation was pre-recorded and it might as a substitute present extra updates on the scenario sooner or later.
Resignations of prime Ubisoft executives, together with chief inventive officer Serge Hascoet and Canadian studios director Yannis Mallat, had been solely made on July 11. CEO Yves Guillemot has outlined structural adjustments that may happen a few week beforehand. Ubisoft mentioned the present was recorded beforehand, although it is unclear precisely how far again that was.
Ubisoft has seen different high-level staff and ex-employees accused of sexual harassment, sexual assault, and different offenses previously few weeks. This contains now-former VP of editorial Maxime Beland, who had not too long ago returned to the corporate after a quick stint with Epic Games.
Watch Dogs product and model marketer Andrien Gbinigie, who was accused of sexual assault, could have been terminated as properly, however Ubisoft has not confirmed this. Gbinigie responded to the allegations in a now-deleted Medium put up on June 22, however has not spoken publicly on the subject since then.