Michel Ancel, legendary developer answerable for creating the Rayman sequence, Beyond Good & Evil and extra has introduced at the moment that he is departing the video games industry for good as a way to focus full time on his ardour for preserving wildlife.
In an Instagram post, Ancel revealed that after 30 years within the enterprise, he is determined to step right down to work on a brand new venture in an open wildlife sanctuary “dedicated to education, nature lovers and wild animals.”
The two tasks he was at the moment engaged on—specifically, Beyond Good & Evil 2 and open world survival journey WiLD—are nonetheless ongoing nonetheless, with Ancel saying that each tasks have already been plugging away with out him for a while saying they have been each “autonomous and the projects are going super well,” and promising extra issues to come back from them quickly.
Ubisoft later added their own update on Beyond Good & Evil 2 following the information, saying of Ancel: “For years, Michel imparted his creative vision and helped us remain faithful to BG&E’s incredible universe. His uncompromising passion pushed us to redefine what was possible in crafting an expansive, multicultural, and futuristic science-fiction world. As we move forward, we are all committed to remaining true to this vision.”
Ubisoft additionally revealed that Beyond Good & Evil 2 had “recently passed an important internal milestone” —nonetheless, they will not be displaying off any extra of the game in the mean time till subsequent 12 months on the earliest.