Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Loses Director After Infidelity Accusations

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By Bayani Miguel Acebedo | More Articles Star Wars nerd. Toy collector. Occasional Cosplayer.
June 24, 2020  02:23 PM

 

A lot of people were excited when Ubisoft had announced the coming of Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, but the game has undergone a major shake-up with creative director Ashraf Ismail stepping down from the project.

This was apparently due to some accusations of infidelity that have come out online. Imail posts:

 

 

He also followed it up with: There are hundreds of talented, passionate people striving to build an experience for you that do not deserve to be associated with this. I wish them all the best.

Here’s one of the accusations to come out against Ismail:

 

 

It’s worth noting that Ismail has been behind the franchise hits like Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag and Assassin’s Creed: Origins. He was also the director behind Discovery Tour by Assassin’s Creed: Egypt. We don’t know how Valhalla plans to move forward without him as Ubisoft is yet to release any official statement about Ismail stepping down from his role.

If anything, there are fans standing up for Ismail, saying that infidelity shouldn’t really result to the guy losing his job. Personally, I’m just waiting for more information to come out before I can make any rational take on the issue.

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Bayani Miguel Acebedo is a pop-culture dork. When he's not scouring the internet for news on the latest movies and games, he's building Star Wars model kits and playing Overwatch. He's a huge Star Wars geek, and his favorite X-Wing pilot is Jek Porkins. He likes Kevin Smith and Jared Hess movies, and he also does cosplay. What a nerd.