Ubisoft plans to change a game Watch Dogs: Brigade The podcast host, Kotaku, who has made transphobic comments in the past Reports.
Helen Lewis, a London-based journalist who works as a staff writer for The Atlantic, hosts two chapters of Watchdogs: The Buccaneer Podcast of the Legion. However, it has been confirmed that both chapters will be replaced in the upcoming update of Ubisoft. The studio said Lewis’ comments did not reflect the views of Legion or Ubisoft.
“Watchdogs: We learned about the controversial comments of a journalist who appears to be the voice actor on two in-game podcasts in the Legion,” Ubisoft spokesman Kotaku said. “Neither Ubisoft nor the game reflects this journalist’s views.”
According to Ubisoft, when podcasters read a pre-approved script within the game, they know how collaborative it may seem to some as it provides credibility for harmful perspectives.
“The development team worked with an external producer to select the speaker profiles for these podcasts and were not aware of any controversy during the booking or recording process. We deeply regret any inconvenience this may have caused. In response, we will replace these two podcast episodes in an upcoming update and strengthen our background checks with future partners. “
Before joining the Atlantic in July 2019 and serving as assistant professor of New Statesman, Lewis Wrote an op-ed The New York Times reported in July 2017 that “a man cannot say he has become a woman”, undermining the law of self – identification in the UK.
All of this comes as Ubisoft calculates its own issues Allegations of sexual misconduct and horrific working conditions. In September, a month after the company announced Plans to shake up the administration Among the numerous allegations, CEO Yves Gillemot He apologized for the workplace culture, “Significant steps” have been taken to rectify the problems.
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