Ubisoft’s Undertaking Q was revealed in April 2022 after a number of leaks. On the time, it was described as a “workforce battle enviornment” recreation with “quite a lot of PvP modes” that was in “early growth.”
Now Ubisoft say that they’ve cancelled it.
“We are able to affirm we’ll not assist the event of Undertaking Q so as to give attention to precedence initiatives, to which our groups are being reallocated,” an Ubisoft spokesperson instructed VGC, after leaks over the cancellation earlier within the week.
Undertaking Q was first revealed through a GeForce Now leak in November 2021, earlier than alleged footage (since eliminated) leaked out the next 12 months. These leaks ultimately led to Ubisoft confirming the sport’s existence.
Ubisoft have been on a cancellation spree of late, with three unannounced initiatives cancelled final week. The cancellations come as Ubisoft say they’re dealing with “worsening macroeconomic situations” and are endeavor “focused restructuring” – eg. layoffs. This information led to a French union calling for Ubisoft Paris workers to strike, and anger at the way it was communicated led to Ubisoft CEO apologising in a ‘I am sorry you are feeling that manner’ manner. Worker group A Better Ubisoft continues to marketing campaign for a greater response to many allegations of a poisonous office tradition inside the writer.
Undertaking Q appeared to suit inside Ubisoft’s much-stated ambition to transition in direction of extra reside service video games, however the studio would not have observe file within the area. Their battle royale, Hyper Scape, failed to search out an viewers and closed down, and their Ghost Recon battle royale was canned earlier than closed testing started.
It is not unusual for recreation initiatives to be cancelled throughout growth, however Ubisoft do appear to announce, cancel, or indefinitely delay extra video games than most.