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Fresh report into Ubisoft culture highlights reluctance to let you play as a woman in Assassin’s Creed

A detailed report into the current wave of sexual misconduct allegations at Ubisoft has surfaced new details on the developer’s continued reluctance to let a woman be the sole star of a big budget Assassin’s Creed game.

Bloomberg [paywall]’s article highlights the various ongoing investigations into the conduct of Ubisoft staff members, as well as further allegations around staff members past and present.

Centre to many of these alleged incidents is Ubisoft’s former chief creative officer Serge Hascoët, described as a close friend of company boss Yves Guillemot, who resigned earlier this month following a newspaper report detailing allegations of sexual harassment.

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