Assassins Creed director left Ubisoft joins Haven Studios

Raphael Lacoste, long-serving Assassin’s Creed director left Ubisoft joins Haven Studios

Raphael Lacoste, long-time art director for Assassin’s Creed has left Ubisoft in order to join Haven Studios.

After 16 years of service at Ubisoft, Lacoste has left the company. He had worked on eight titles in Assassin’s Creed.

Lacoste was a crucial part of the creations of the series Assassin’s creed, along with Jade Raymond. He now works alongside Haven Studios. Sony will finance Haven’s first title, which is an IP new for PlayStation.

Assassins Creed director left Ubisoft joins Haven StudiosEx-Assassin’s Creed art director Raphael Lacoste.

Lacoste tweets, “I want to thank from my bottom of my heart our amazing community and the incredible talents that I have had the opportunity to collaborate with over these amazing years,”

Ubisoft also thanks for trusting us and the amazing projects that we created together. These years will be remembered forever, bye!

“Ubisoft was a good home for me over 16 years. I’m very touched by the trust and opportunities they provided me, but now it was time for another leap of faith.

Lacoste stated that Haven was an exciting opportunity to be more involved in concept art, and work with many core members of Haven to create a brand new IP.

Lacoste, the most prominent developer who has left Ubisoft in recent turmoil and major shifts at the Assassin’s Creed franchise, is now the most high-profile.

Darby McDevitt (narrative director for Valhalla) and Eric Baptizat (Valhalla’s game director), are both Assassin’s Creed veterans. They recently left Ubisoft.

Ubisoft has announced Assassin’s Creed Infinity as a live service platform. It also includes two teams that are led by two creative directors. Clint Hocking (formerly Splinter Cell, Watch Dogs Legion) leads a Ubisoft Montreal team, and Jonathan Dumont is a veteran from Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, and Odyssey.

Marc-Alexis Cote is the executive producer for the whole Assassin’s Creed series and leads the Infinity project. Cote, who worked as a creative director for Brotherhood and then became the creative director of Syndicate before joining Ubisoft Quebec’s most senior staff.

Publited at Thu 22 July 2021, 12:04:55 -0000

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