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Ubisoft's ex-Division developer boss joins PlayerUnknown Productions


David Polfeldt.

PlayerUnknown Productions has announced it has hired David Polfeldt as a senior advisor.

Polfeldt was managing director of Ubisofts Massive Entertainment for 12 years. He left the company earlier this year in March, as he felt that he wasnt “the right manager for what the studio has become”.

During his tenure at Massive Entertainment, Polfeldt worked on many of its leading titles and was part of the teams in charge of the delayed Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora and a mysterious open-world Star Wars project.


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Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene, founder of PlayerUnknown Productions, said he has “been a fan of Davids work for some time”, and released the following statement via his studio.

“After chatting with David at a conference last month, we concluded that David would be a great fit to come and advise me on creating a successful studio culture with a great working environment.”

Ive been a fan of Davids work for some time, so thrilled to share this bit of news today…https://t.co/JY86giV2re

— PLAYERUNKNOWN (@PLAYERUNKNOWN) August 1, 2022


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On joining the studio, Polfeldt stated he is “delighted to join the team at PlayerUnknown Productions, where I will help guide Brendans hand in creating an authentic studio and a successful brand”.

PlayerUnknowns current projects include Melba, a new engine, and Artemis, a massively-multiplayer sandbox experience.

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