Report: Long-time Far Cry director leaves Ubisoft
Ubisoft loses another company veteran.
What you need to know
- Far Cry director Dan Hay is leaving Ubisoft.
- Hay has worked on the Far Cry series for nearly a decade.
- It's unknown where Hay will end up or his reasons for departure.
According to a report from GamesBeat, Far Cry director Dan Hay is leaving the company. Hay served as creative director of the long-running series for nearly a decade, having worked on mainline entries from Far Cry 3 all the way to Far Cry 6.
Ubisoft provided the following statement to GamesBeat.
This news follows a report from Kotaku revealing that Ubisoft had announced pay raises to prevent employees from leaving the company. Montreal is currently a hotbed for startups and Ubisoft Canada has already seen key producers leave for roles elsewhere in the past several months.
Hay was working on the next entry in the Far Cry series prior to his departure. Similar to Assassin's Creed Infinity, the next Far Cry is intended to be a live-service game, though little details are known about what it will look like or will it will take place.
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Jennifer Locke has been playing video games nearly her entire life, and is very happy Xbox is growing a stronger first-party portfolio. You can find her obsessing over Star Wars and other geeky things on Twitter @JenLocke95.