Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Patriots Summary
Rumour: Ubisoft has 'restarted' Rainbow Six: Patriots three times
Ubisoft has offered 'no comment' on the rumour that Rainbow Six Patriots has been "redesigned from the ground up three times," according to Superannuation. Ubisoft's Laurent Detoc has said before it "wasn't working". He said at the time a "very influential" editorial group within the publisher decides if something goes forward or not, and that they're "not going to bring it to you" if it doesn't.
Rainbow Six: Patriots wasn't working and is being remade, states Ubisoft
Two years ago, Rainbow Six: Patriots was announced, with a new dynamic story and a "We are the 99%" theme. Since then, the game quietly dropped out of site. Ubisoft's NA president Laurent Detoc explained that the game wasn't working and had to be remade.
GameStop cancel pre-orders for Ubisoft's Rainbow Six: Patriots
US retailer GameStop has pulled pre-orders for Rainbow Six: Patriots, although others continue to service them for now. What's going on? Officially Ubisoft have "nothing further to share" about the title. Will Ubisoft be scrapping the project? It seems unlikely. What's more likely is that it's getting a major overhaul significant enough to affect the product listing, and so GameStop feel it should be relisted.
UbiSoft: Rainbow Six: Patriots still on track despite personnel changes
A few days ago, it was reported that there was some significant leadership change in the development team working on Rainbow Six: Patriots. Creative director David Sears, narrative director Richard Rouse III, lead designer Philippe Therien, and animation director Brent George were allegedly fired at the time. It was later confirmed that Sears was indeed cut from the project.
Rumor: Top Rainbow Six: Patriots staff axed from development team
UbiSoft has confirmed that at least one of the lead staff of the Rainbox Six: Patriots development team at UbiSoft Montreal has been axed. The original unnamed source had revealed that creative director David Sears, narrative director Richard Rouse III, lead designer Philippe Therien, and animation director Brent George had been removed from the project. Ubisoft has confirmed that Sears is no longer with the team.