With a message shared on his personal social profiles, Raphael Lacoste officially announces his separation from Ubisoft. The French company thus loses the top representative of the artistic team that helped shape the digital universes of all the chapters of the Assassin’s Creed series .
The now former Artistic Director of the Assassin’s Creed saga turns to his followers and all fans of the series to report that “not without emotion I must tell you that after eight Assassin’s Creed and 16 years in Ubisoft I have decided to set sail for new adventures and collect new challenges . I would like to thank from the bottom of my heart the wonderful community and all the incredible talents I have had the opportunity to collaborate with over these fantastic years . “
Lacoste then turns a thought to the transalpine videogame giant with which, over the last 16 years, he has contributed to writing some of the most important pages in the history of video games thanks to the creative commitment offered in designing (not only metaphorically) the future of Assassin’s Creed. : “Thanks to you too, Ubisoft, for the trust and the fantastic projects we have done together! Hello and thank you again for these years that will remain unforgettable. Ubisoft has been a welcoming home for me in these 16 years and I am not very touched. for this, as well as for the trust and opportunities given to me, but the time had come to take another leap of faith “ .
If you want to get an idea of the enormous contribution offered by Lacoste to the Assassin’s Creed series, at the bottom of the news you will find the link to its official portfolio, complete with sketches of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and many other non-videogame projects of similar importance (depending on his next professional adventure).