Ubisoft Montreal has implemented significant changes to the development team for Rainbow 6 Patriots
, just over four months after revealing plans
for the next installment in this series of Tom Clancy-branded tactical shooters, reports GameInformer
. Their initial report states that this involved the removal of creative director David Sears, narrative director Richard Rouse III, lead designer Philippe Therien, and animation director Brent George, and they have the following follow-up statement from Ubisoft confirming the game has a new creative director, though the remainder of the reported changes go unaddressed:
David Sears is no longer on the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6 Patriots team and the new Creative Director is Jean-Sebastien Decant. The development team is still hard at work to deliver the next installment of the revered Tom Clancy series and more details on the game will be revealed at a later date.
There's no word on how this may affect plans to release the game next year.