Ubisoft cancels team battle game Project Q

Theo Engadgetlast week Ubisoft announced the cancellation of three games the company was developing, and the identity of the first game was revealed.

A company spokesperson confirmed to Engadget and Eurogamer that Ubisoft will no longer provide development support for “Project Q”the team arena game that was revealed in April last year.

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Project Q has been canceled by Ubisoft

The reason for this move was to help the company focus on other priority projects. Members of the working team of Project Q currently being reassigned by Ubisoft to other games in development.

Developers rarely share information about Project Q. In addition to concept art, Ubisoft only said that the game is not a battle royale genre and will have a series of modes for players to fight against each other. At the same time there are no plans to offer NFT for the game.


Outside Project Q Two other unnamed games were also cancelled. Ubisoft expects the company’s revenue to decline year over year due to the tough economy, delayed releases, and changing game trends, and revealed that holiday products like Just Dance 2023 and Rabbids: Sparks of Hope did not sell as well as expected.

Management is currently looking to cut costs wherever possible, and developing fewer games is part of that strategy in addition to restructuring the company (including layoffs). tablets).

In addition, the company is also facing internal problems. Accordingly, a labor union called for a strike at Ubisoft Paris after CEO Yves Guillemot issued a statement asking employees to use money more carefully, but not at all levels.

Guillemot issued an apology in a later meeting. However, the incident has clearly caused a rift between management and staff at Ubisoft, and it will be difficult to mend in the near future.

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