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The former creative mind of Assassin’s Creed is back in the industry thanks to Tencent

portal axios Citing his whistleblowers and Tencent-owned Chinese TiMi Studio Group, he said former Assassin’s Creed Valhalla director Ashraf Ismail has found a new job.

    Image source: Ubisoft

Image source: Ubisoft

Recall that in the summer of 2020 Ismail resigned in connection with the disclosure of revealing details about his personal life as head of Valhalla and creative director of the series on a “vacation” and according to the results of an internal investigation , Ubisoft was fired.

As it became known, Ismail is for the position “Consulting Creative Director” In Montreal, TiMi Studio Group (which opened last July) hired Tencent to lead the development of an unannounced game.

    Ismail led the development of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag and Assassin's Creed Origins

Ismail led the development of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Assassin’s Creed Origins

“During our work with Ash, he was professional and always demonstrated a willingness to learn and grow as a team member and as a person.”says an unnamed representative of the TiMi Studio Group.

However, Tencent has never officially announced Ismail’s hiring, and he himself has not listed working with TiMi on his online CV on LinkedIn. Unlike other Montreal studio employees, many of whom were previously registered with Ubisoft.

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