Following an internal corporate investigation, Ubisoft has suspended vice presidents Tommy FranÃ§ois and Maxime BÃ©land–the two were responsible for overseeing worldwide development of the studio’s games. According to Bloomberg, both men face at least three claims of misconduct.
In a statement to GameSpot, a Ubisoft spokesperson wrote, “These [men] are under investigation so we are not commenting further at this time.”
Ubisoft has come under scrutiny in the past week, following a string of victims coming forward to report misconduct at the hands of the studio’s employees. Ubisoft product and brand marketing manager Andrien Gbinigie was accused of sexual assault earlier this week on June 22, which Gbinigie denied in a now-removed Medium post. This was followed by Assassin’s Creed Valhalla creative director Ashraf Ismail leaving Ubisoft on June 24 in the wake of accusations of infidelity.
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