Ubisoft Taking Action in the Wake of Abuse Allegations (via IGN )
During an earnings call, Yves Guillemot, co-founder of Ubisoft, took some time to address recent allegations of abuse and misconduct that had occurred within the company. In addition to expressing concern, he promised that changes would be made.
So far, three executives and the creative director of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla have stepped out of their positions. Some employees were removed or are resigning. A series of investigations will also be taking place. Methods for anonymously reporting harassment are being worked on. Some departments and processes are being restructured. Honestly, it looks like a genuine attempt to make things better and Yves Guillemot seems to be taking things very seriously.
Square Enix Asks for Patience with Final Fantasy VII Remake Sequel (via Kotaku)
Final Fantasy VII Remake was an amazing experience but, going in, gamers pretty much knew that there would be a lot more story to tell. Those who beat the game have plenty of reason to be eager for the next one. While there’s no release date at the moment, Square Enix is, “..earnestly working on it,” according to an interview given to Famitsu.
I think it’s going to be awhile, though. Co-director Naoki Hamaguchi continued, “…we may make you wait, but please look forward to it.”
Rocket League Will Soon be Free to Play (via Psyonix )
It’s amazing to think that Rocket League, the premier rocket-powered car soccer game, is almost five-years-old. It’s fun looking back to see how the game has grown. But now it is time to look forward. So what’s next for Rocket League? Well, the game is becoming free to play, for starters.
The game will go free to play on the same day as its Epic Games Store launch, and players who have purchased the game before that point will receive Legacy status, which will get them a wealth of items and perks that can be seen in full over on the official website.