February 28, 2023
Ubisoft Montpellier is going through one other shakeup because the studio sheds Past Good and Evil 2’s managing director amid a labor investigation. A big portion of its builders are going through burnout and going by their sick depart, resulting in the investigation.
Kotaku stories that the Inspection du Travail has opened an investigation into the Montpellier-based studio based mostly on the unprecedented dozens of burnout and sick depart workers ranges. It was additionally revealed that Ubi vet, Guillaume Carmona, the managing director, can be leaving the corporate for an undisclosed purpose.
This isn’t the primary time the Past Good and Evil 2 developer confronted a labor investigation. Final December, it confronted one other massive variety of workers taking break day, and whereas some got here again to the studio, others left, sparking a check-in by the authorities.
It’s price noting that the challenge has had a latest shakeup that noticed senior inventive director Jean-Marc Geffroy off the challenge and the promotion of Emile Morel, who served as the sport’s affiliate director. Charles Gaudron turned its new recreation director after Benjamin Dumaz left Ubisoft after 14 years to hitch the indie recreation studio, Construct A Rocket Boy.
It doesn’t fairly make a lot distinction as Kotaku’s sources retain that the group nonetheless can’t determine what to do with BG&E2 because it beats out Duke Nukem Ceaselessly’s Growth Hell document final yr.