“Police activities” are underway at Ubisoft Montreal’s office, according to reports from Montreal police services, social media and the Canadian press. The helicopter footage shows that some employees went to the roof of the building. Public security vehicles are on-site with the involvement of professional police officers.
The· Montreal City Police Service Confirmed on Twitter There was a “police operation” in the area, asking people to stay away. VAT news Police reported on television that they had deployed a tactical force equivalent to the SWAT team. An armed police officer was seen on the scene of the newsreel.
A Ubisoft representative told Polygon: “We are aware of the situation and are working with local governments.”
-Montreal Police (@SPVM) November 13, 2020
Early reports suggested the possibility of some sort of hostage situation. However, police have not yet provided details on the nature of the operation.so Follow-up tweets“Police officers were dispatched to the location after receiving a 911 call,” SPVM said, “inspecting the facility,” and added that “no injuries have been reported.”
Eric Pope, a well-known community manager for the studio currently working from home, said in an aerial video broadcast on television that he recognized a colleague escaping to the roof of the building.
Others on social media had witness reports and details from the scene.
VAT news He said it was unclear if the crisis was directly related to the studio, as the office building in question also houses companies other than Ubisoft Montreal.
Ubisoft Montreal has more than 3,500 employees since 1993 and is one of the most important studios for French publishers.Is the lead developer of Assassin’s Creed Valhara, The latest entry for a long-term franchise released this week.
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