Former Dragon Age creative director Mike Laidlaw announces departure from Ubisoft Quebec

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 1 February 2020 15:57 GMT

Mike Laidlaw, former creative director of the Dragon Age series, has left Ubisoft Quebec.

Laidlaw announced his departure from Ubisoft Quebec on Twitter overnight, after spending a little over the year at the studio.

He joined Ubisoft back in December 2018 as the creative director on an unannounced triple-A project. He had previously served as a creative consultant on the project for nine months.

Jeff Skalski, senior producer of the unannounced new project, said in the December announcement Laidlaw was the “perfect fit” for the game.

Laidlaw has worked in the games industry for 14 years, and while known for Dragon Age, worked on Bioware titles such as Jade Empire, Mass Effect, and others before leaving the company in 2017.

Laidlaw also served as a creative consultant on The Waylanders, an indie title in the works at Spanish studio Gato Salvaje, which is set for a release on Steam sometime this year.

Thanks, Gamasutra.

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