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    JustPlainQuirky's Avatar Senior Member
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    Ubisoft to lay off 200+ employees (INCLUDING DARBY!!!)

    So i was scrolling IGN and saw this

    Ubisoft to lay off 200 employees in response to stock drop. AC development effected


    AND IT INCLUDES DARBY

    NOOOOOOOOO

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO



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    “It’s saddening to hear [the lay offs]” Yves Guillemot continued “but we as a company thought it best to narrow the size of our staff in order to develop better quality games in a less cluttered, more focused enviornment. Releasing high quality games has always been our number one priority here at Ubisoft and we felt downsizing would be the next step in achieving that.”
    Assassin’s Creed Unity director Alex Amancio had this to say on the matter: “With reduced staff comes more work load. For Assassin’s Creed, we’ll effectively be working on schedule, but our management has definitely shifted. The experience won’t necessarily be better or worse, but it will be different.”
    I saw those quotes and so I tweeted Darby about this and this was his response:





    WHY

    WHY WHY WHY WHY WHY

    IM LEGIT CRYIN UBI Y U DO DIS?!?!

    Starting a legit petition

    This is unacceptable. UNACCEPTABLE

    I WILL TOLERATE CRAPPY UNITY. I WILL TOLERATE BEING SCREWED OVER IN MY SEASON PASS. I WILL NOT TOLERATE THE ONE GOOD DEVELOPER WHO ACTUALLY LISTENS TO FANS TO BE REMOVED

    IM DONE

    Absolutely done

    Goodbye

    Full article:

    http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/03/...to-be-effected

    edit:

    ubisoft released a press video on the matter



    of course they have absolutely NO sympathy

    christ
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    Did they turn the Unity co-op contest servers OFF in protest ??
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    Well it was better than the 'sekquil cunfurm [totes not april foolz joek]' thread

    A valiant effort.
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    Bye Darby.

    Your games gave me the best of memories. Sad news for all 200 affected.

    EDIT: OMG wow I actually fell for an Aprils Fools joke I'm embarrassed.
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    you have no idea how PISSED I am about this

    seriously

    im just about done with AC

    Originally Posted by Matknapers18 Go to original post


    Well it was better than the 'sekquil cunfurm [totes not april foolz joek]' thread

    A valiant effort.
    watch the video.

    it's real

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    SPOILER ALERT

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    It's an april fools joke




    Originally Posted by justplainquirky Go to original post
    you have no idea how PISSED I am about this

    seriously

    im just about done with AC



    watch the video.

    it's real
    "The much sexier than I Darby McDevitt would overthrow the company"
    made by "Ubisoft Official" with 0 subscribers and 1 video

    I'm surprised you got Darby in on it too
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    Sigh...

    Quirky trying to hard on the "Notice me Senpai" element. Another reason he called you a thundercloud

    Anyways,

    *AC guard's voice* Hah, valiant effort!

    EDIT:

    Of course its fake.

    LOOK AT THE SIDE OF THE "TWEETS"

    The middle box is protruding, indicating an edit

    #damnimgood
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    no no no

    its totally legit trust me

    The middle box is protruding, indicating an edit
    thats because theyre three seperate images/screencaps

    thats not an indication its fake

    even though it is
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    The video was totally believable up until he said he "fired everyone related to quality control"---we know that happened a long long time ago.
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    glad someone actually watched the video

    its the one thing i spent the most time on

    a whole two hours

    and i couldnt even make the subtitles not eye-painfully white cuz first time using adobe premiere pro, lulz

    i mean uh.....

    WHAT A TRAGEDY! I HOPE UBISOFT CHANGES THEIR MIND ON THIS

    Grrrr....
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