has an investigation into
of sexual harassment at
Ubisoft that have lead to recent
suspensions and departues
promises to change their culture
Reading this directly requires overcoming a couple of obstacles, as it's written
in French and sits behind a paywall. A report on
links to a
series of tweets
translating portions of the article and offering some translations of their own.
The article states that some leaders within Ubisoft consider this a "witch hunt"
resulting in backlash against female staff. There are also several graphic
stories describing a toxic culture at the company, and how management has
resisted efforts to change this over the years. Word is Ubisoft Montreal's HR
department is now pressuring the CEO to absolve them of responsibility for
According to Eurogamer's own translation, the piece claims the head
of HR at Ubisoft Montreal has threatened to quit with half his team unless
Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot makes a public statement absolving them of any
responsibility for the toxic culture there.