The state of Beyond Good and Evil 2 is in constant flux, and the latest news doesn’t look good for the long-in-development title. According to the new report from KotakuThe CEO of Ubisoft Montpellier’s – the studio behind Beyond Good and Evil 2 – is no longer with the company as a job search is conducted.
The report claims that the studio is being investigated by local authorities for an “unprecedented number of developers experiencing burnout and taking sick leave”.
Guillaume Carmona had been away for some time, but staff were told last week that he would not be returning to the company. In a statement to Kotaku, Ubisoft says the health and well-being of its employees is at the top of the company’s priority list.
“The health and well-being of our team is an ongoing priority,” the outlet was told. “Given the length of the development cycle Beyond Good & Evil 2The Montpellier development team is undergoing third-party wellbeing assessments for preventative measures and assessments where additional support may be needed.
Will fans ever see Good and Evil beyond 2?
Recently, This was reported by Insider Gaming that Beyond Good & Evil 2 remained in “early development”. This is despite the game being officially announced back in 2016. The game recently overtook Duke Nukem Forever as the the longest known development time. Based on the images and gameplay provided to Insider Gaming at the time of our previous report, it is assumed that the game has likely been rebooted since it was last shown to players.
Insider Gaming attempted to contact Carmona regarding this departure, but there was no response.
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