How Patrice Desilets made Ancestors, his first game in ten years – Red Bull International

A decade is a long time in anyone’s book, and especially so in gaming. Patrice Desilets can attest to this. The director on Ubisoft’s Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, as well as the first two instalments in the monstrously successful Assassin’s Creed series, Desilets seemingly left the industry for ten years. Not in hiding, he’s keen to stress – but a victim of the ups-and-downs of the gaming industry.

Now, ten years after leaving Ubisoft, he’s back with a new studio, a new team, and crucially, an exciting, interesting new game: Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey. We caught up with Desilets to talk about that game, what it’s like being indie, and what he’s been up to since we last got to play one of his games.

Read the full interview on Red Bull International.

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