“Not without emotion I must tell you that after 8 assassins, 16 years at Ubisoft, I have decided to set sail for new adventures and new challenges. I want to thank from the bottom of my heart our wonderful community and the incredible talents that I have had the opportunity to collaborate with during these extraordinary years. Thanks also to you, Ubisoft, for your trust and the fantastic projects we’ve done together! Goodbye for now, these years will be unforgettable“he wrote by way of farewell, believing it was time to try a”another leap of faith“, in homage to the series he embraced from the first episode, released in 2007, to the recent Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.
Lacoste, 46, then goes on other adventures, having spent most of his career in Montreal, initiating other important projects for the publisher such as Prince of Persia: Les Sables du Temps, before continuing with King Kong. by Peter Jackson, directed at the time by Michel Ancel. After two years of hiatus and a detour by Electronic Arts to work on a new IP that will not finally see the light of day, the Frenchman, a graduate in Art, Media and Photography studies in France and holder of a Master of Art in Animation. 3D in England, again joined Ubi Montreal to participate in the development of episodes of the Assassin series. He will become “Franchise Art Director” in 2012, notably contributing to the Assassin’s Creed Origins landscapes. The illustrator always keeps your open wallet for those who wish to offer a glimpse of his work.