Désilets "fighting" Ubisoft for control of 1666: Amsterdam


May 4, 2013

Ex-Ubisoft director Patrice Désilets is "fighting" his former employer to regain control of his mysterious open-world project 1666: Amsterdam.

Ownership of the IP is thought to currently remain with Ubisoft despite it being Désilets' creation, and despite Désilets being unceremoniously fired from Ubisoft last month. Ubisoft's statement on the matter talked of "good faith discussions" ending "unsuccesfully". Désilets' account described him being frogmarched from the building by security.

"I'm fighting for it, and that's all I can say for now," Désilets explained today at Spanish conference Gamelab, attended by Eurogamer sister site GamesIndustry International.

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