Yves Guillemot’s son’s game had a controversial premiere for linking the BLM movement to terrorism.
Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad will close its doors one year after its launch. If you do not remember its name, it is Ubisoft’s free-to-play game published in August 2020 for iOS and Android, which offered tactical battles with RPG elements starring the characters of the saga. A proposal that has not finished penetrating the players, in view of the fact that it announces its closure 11 months later of its premiere.
Via his blog, Owlient – Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad study – confirms that today’s update was the last of the game, and that the servers will close their doors in the fall: “It is with great sadness that we announce that we will not release any more new content for Elite Squad. Today’s update will be the last, and on October 4, 2021 we will close the servers“.
We want to assure you that we have given the best of ourselvesUbisoft Owlient“This has not been an easy decision, but after exploring the different options with our teams, we came to the conclusion that [el juego] it was no longer sustainable“, explain those responsible.” We want to assure you that we have given the best of us, especially with great updates such as Season 2, and it has been a truly rewarding experience working with you, our passionate community. We really hope you had as much fun playing as we did creating the game. “
Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad debuted on August 27, 2020 and was soon surrounded by controversy. Mainly for linking the Black Lives Matter movement with the terrorist groups of its game, although some reports also spoke of some discontent among Owlient employees because Yves Guillemot’s sonCharlie be named studio director right out of college. Charlie Guillemot was also the Creative Director of Elite Squad, and he left the company in May 2021.
Its closure comes just two days after the announcement of Tom Clancy’s XDefiant, a new free shooter for PC and consoles that it also gathers the characters of this saga. Will it come to iOS and Android in the future, now that Elite Squad is closing its doors?
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