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Ubisoft confirms enviornment battler codenamed Challenge Q has been cancelled



Ubisoft has confirmed that its upcoming “staff battle enviornment” title, codenamed Challenge Q, has been cancelled.

The corporate instructed Eurogamer that Challenge Q was one of many three unannounced tasks that it cancelled following a vacation gross sales hunch, with the corporate making an attempt to cut back prices by round €200 million over the subsequent two years.

“We are able to affirm we’ll not help the event of Challenge Q as a way to give attention to precedence tasks, to which our groups are being reallocated,” mentioned the corporate in a press release handed to Eurogamer.

Challenge Q was unveiled in April 2022 by Ubisoft, which share some idea artwork on social media and invited gamers to register for upcoming exams.

Particulars are scarce on how Challenge Q would’ve formed up, however Ubisoft mentioned the title would enable gamers to “actually personal the expertise” and would not be a battle royale undertaking, however would reasonably “characteristic quite a lot of PvP strikes with one single purpose in thoughts: FUN.” The French writer additionally clarified that Challenge Q would not make the most of NFT options.

Ubisoft has endured a grueling couple of weeks. After saying the cancellations talked about above, CEO Yves Guillemot despatched an inner message that positioned stress on staff to ship tasks on time and on finances, and was subsequently lambasted by French staff union Solidaires Informatique over that “catastrophic communication.” 

“Mr. Guillemot asks so much from his workers, however with none compensations,” mentioned Solidaires Informatique, which additionally referred to as for workers at Ubisoft Paris to go on strike in response.

Ubisoft workers are additionally reported to have pushed again throughout an inner Q&A session. As reported by Kotaku, workers spoke out towards Guillemot over his feedback and requested the long-serving CEO why he had mishandled the corporate to the purpose that Ubisoft workers world wide have been pressurized into remedying the scenario.

Recreation Developer has reached out to Ubisoft for extra data on the cancellation of Challenge Q and different titles that have been in growth.



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