David Polfeldt, the top of Ubisoft Large, the studio behind The Division 2, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, and Ubisoft‘s upcoming Star Wars sport, is stepping down from his position because the studio’s managing director. Polfeldt introduced that he was leaving the studio in a weblog publish on the studio’s web site.
“Seventeen years in the past I joined a small Malmö-based indie-studio in a job that the founder outlined as ‘Mister FixIt’. Little did I do know what a roller-coaster journey it will change into!” Polfeldt wrote within the weblog publish.
“After we signed Star Wars, and at last accomplished our lovely constructing Eden in 2020, I felt an amazing sense of completion, as if I had achieved all the pieces I as soon as dreamt of. Standing on the strong basis of The Division, Avatar, Snowdrop, and Ubisoft Join, the studio is in unbelievable form, and I’m exceptionally grateful for what we’ve got achieved collectively. Earlier than I embark on a brand new journey in Ubisoft, I’ll attempt one thing else which is new and thrilling to me: an extended break! Want me luck, and see you in 2022.”
Provided that Polfeldt has been with the studio for 17 years and served as its managing director for 12 of them, the remainder sounds well-earned. Polfeldt will take a six-month sabbatical starting on July 1st. After that, he’ll return to Ubisoft in a brand new strategic position. In response to a Ubisoft spokesperson who spoke with Axios, Ubisoft has “already appointed David’s successor and sit up for sharing extra particulars at a later date”.