Ubisoft Hires Star Wars Battlefront 2 Creative Director

Ubisoft has introduced the signing of Bernd Diemer as the brand new editorial vice chairman of the French firm.

Diemer beforehand labored on titles reminiscent of Crysis, Star Wars Battlefront 2, Battlefield V or Horizon: Zero Daybreak as artistic director and sport designer, and extra just lately as design director for Useless Island 2.

In his new place, he’ll direct “the corporate’s international technique to enhance participant social interactions, natively implementing progressive features that permit creating inclusive communities,” as defined in a press launch.

Diemer said that “it’s an honor to affix Ubisoft and have the chance to collaborate with these extremely proficient international groups to form the way forward for the Ubisoft social gaming expertise.”

“These groups have been acknowledged for being the catalysts for dynamic and numerous communities, powered by progressive options and powerful manufacturers that permit gamers to remain in contact. I’m excited to collaborate with the group’s groups world wide, to deliver the expertise our video games to new heights.”

For her half, senior vice chairman of studio operations at Ubisoft, Marie-Sophie de Waubert, added that “at this time, video games are extra than simply leisure: they’re digital areas through which folks can set up relationships and share enriching experiences. The social expertise is an more and more important ingredient of Ubisoft’s technique to succeed in new audiences.”

“We look ahead to welcoming Bernd to the International Inventive Workplace, the place he’ll work intently with our manufacturing groups to deliver our imaginative and prescient of video games to life, shaping them as locations the place each gamer can specific their true selves and discover their neighborhood”.

The appointment of Bernd Diemer comes at a fragile second for Ubisoft, after monetary outcomes through which the anticipated outcomes haven’t been achieved, disappointing gross sales of Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope and Simply Dance 2023, the brand new delay of Cranium and Bones and the cancellation of a number of titles, amongst which was the hitherto often known as Undertaking Q.