"Today is a very special day for me," said Michel Ancel. "After more than 30 years, I've decided to stop working on video games and instead focus on my other passion: wildlife!" With that, the designer announced of games like the Rayman series as well Beyond Good & Evil 1 and 2 his departure from the game industry.
What will happen to Beyond Good & Evil 2?
The development of the ambitious open world game should continue without Michel Ancel. He himself explains: "Many of you might want to know what will happen to Wild and BGE2. Don't worry, the teams have been working autonomously for many months now and the projects are making great progress. Nice things will soon be on display. May the fox with you." be you. "
Apparently Michel Ancel has not really been involved in the development of Beyond Good & Evil 2 for a long time (buy now € 22.38 ) involved. Guillame Brunier, Senior Producer on the project explains: "As Michel noted, he has not been directly involved in BG&E2 for a while as the team has worked hard to build on the solid creative foundation that he has helped to create. Thanks to With the collective strength of the team, we are well on the way to developing a flagship action adventure of the next generation. "
In the coming year, Ubisoft wants to show more about Beyond Good & Evil 2. A major development milestone was reached recently. An internal version of the game is said to have come closer to the promise the team made when they announced it.
"We know many of you are dying to hear more from the team, learn more details about the story and the universe, and try out the gameplay. We're equally excited to share all of this with you, but we'll take our time that is necessary to get it right. We want to exceed the high expectations that you have of us and that we have of ourselves, "explains Guillame Brunier.
The departure of Michel Ancel will therefore not affect the development of Beyond Good & Evil 2. How things are currently with game is unclear.
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