Michel Ancel, Creator Of Rayman, Could Leave Ubisoft
Published on Saturday, 23 February 2013 03:22
Rumor has it that Michel Ancel, the creator of Rayman, is getting ready to leave Ubisoft. The man recently protested Ubisoft’s decision to delay his latest project, Rayman Legends. According to sources in the french media, many developers from the Ubi Montpellier studio could follow his move after Legends gets released. Gamekult reports that this imminent departure is not the result of Rayman’s delay, but more of a cause. Differences in philosophy between Ubisoft and Nintendo in regards to the promotion and distribution of Rayman Legends are also cited as a probable cause of the game’s move from Wii U exclusive to multiplatform status. This could potentially be bad news for projects such as Beyond Good And Evil 2, if the rumor does turn out to be true.
Update: Gamekult reports that Ubisoft has denied the information, but also speculates that the annoucement could still come later.
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