Ubisoft Hires Battlefield 1 Producer To Lead New Stockholm Studio Working On Avatar Game
Ubisoft is one of the biggest game developing and publishing companies in the game industry with franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry and more under its belt. Ubisoft is expanding its portfolio with the upcoming Avatar game and now the company has hired an industry veteran to head the development on the Avatar video game.
Former EA/DICE veteran Patrick Bach has been hired by Ubiosft to head its new Stockholm Studio which is currently developing the Avatar game. Bach worked on many battlefield titles including the latest in the franchise Battlefield 1, he also worked on the recent Star Wars Battlefront titles before leaving DICE. According to Bach:
I am thrilled to be joining the Ubisoft family, where I feel I will be able to use my experience in the game industry in a new and different way. My goal has always been to create the best possible gaming experiences for players. When talking to Ubisoft about what we value most, it was clear that we share the same passion for nurturing teams’ creativity with that goal in mind.
Assassin’s Creed Origins is an upcoming title from the studio and with Ubisoft skipping the game last year, has allowed the developers to ensure game’s high-quality.
Also, Ubisoft has confirmed that Tombs are returning in Assassin’s Creed Origins and this time the tombs will be based on real world tombs.
Furthermore, the studio has assured that the PC version of Assasin’s Creed Origins will not suffer like the past entries in the franchise. According to game director Ashraf Ismail, the studio is putting a lot of work in the PC version of the upcoming Assassin’s Creed.
Assassin’s Creed Origins is an upcoming action RPG in development at Ubisoft and is scheduled to launch on October 27, 2017, for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.