Ubisoft’s first-person shooter, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Patriots was announced back in 2011 and then scrapped the game since it “wasn’t working” and “had to be remade,” according to Laurent Detoc.
Speaking with IGN, Ubisoft’s North American president, Laurent Detoc said, “We had a core team. They had a good vision. They got started, and then the game wasn’t working. So [they had] to start again.
There’s an editorial group in Ubisoft, a big group, very influential. If the game is not good enough, they say it’s not good enough.
Most of the time, the team will say, ‘yeah, I know.’ But sometimes they want to continue in a direction where you say, ‘no, it’s not going to work.’
Rainbow had to be remade. Now they’re going to have the benefit of the new consoles, if and when it comes out. It’s one of those examples where you try, it doesn’t work, you try again. If it doesn’t work, we’re not going to bring it to you.”
Detoc also said that Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6: Patriots might get a different title, “could it be shooter with another name in the end, because the team doesn’t want to do counter-terrorist guys? Say they want to be in a mercenary setting? That’s possible,” he concluded.
Rainbow 6’s release date and platform is yet to be announced.
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