Ubisoft: A prime suspect in the Ubisoft Montreal fake hostage-taking

News Culture Ubisoft: A First Suspect in Ubisoft Montreal False Hostage Posted on 04/30/2021 at 7:04 PM Recall that Ubisoft Montreal staff appeared to be at Ubisoft Montreal last November, a few days after Assassin’s Creed Valhalla launched To be held hostage at least until it became clear it was just a joke of (very) bad taste. The damage was done, however: both the crowd and employees of the French company were in a panic and the police were already there to intervene. In addition, immediately after the incident, the latter decided to investigate the source of this joke, which unnecessarily drove hundreds of police officers away, chased dogs and even an armored truck. This investigation has now borne fruit as a first suspect has been discovered. In fact, according to La Presse, the prime suspect in this unfortunate affair would be a French citizen who simply decided to take revenge on Ubisoft after the French company’s “ethics committee” decided to ban its count several times. In fact, Y4nn0XX, the suspect, has been banned from the Rainbow Six Siege game more than 80 times for cheating. The man in question was subsequently contacted by our colleagues at La Presse and even admitted to having been charged by the French authorities for attempting to steal the accounts of other Rainbow Six Siege players. He also claimed to have participated, directly or indirectly, in a swatting attempt conducted in 2017. What is swatting? Swatting is a harassment technique that has become quite common over the past few years. For example, after being humiliated in a video game, a gamer tries to get the best revenge they can by trying to get the police on at their opponent’s house. For more information on the subject, we suggest you consult our dedicated paper by clicking here. However, despite its inglorious previous actions, Y4nn0XX claimed not to be the author of the November 13, 2020 law, as well as two other false positives that I again forced the SPVM to intervene. I didn’t do anything. I just cheated on their video games. The only time I called Ubisoft was to insult them for banning me (from the Rainbow Six game). Despite what Y4nn0XX said, the investigation obviously doesn’t stop there as the November 13 bad joke created a lot of financial and moral costs for both the company and its employees. As a reminder, he fled to the roof of Ubisoft Montreal for many minutes to escape the probable hostage situation. According to La Presse, we learned that the hoax cost $ 1.7 million in productivity losses, 15,000 in psychological support services and 40,000 in property damage. The author of the three jokes would be exactly the same person. After the suspect announced that he had planted a bomb in the Ubisoft offices in Montreal on December 18, 2020 and carried out a more or less similar blow on January 6, 2021, he returned to the indictment on January 7, 2021 by They call Ubisoft again to try to get the administration rights to lock the accounts of the players who annoy it at Rainbow Six Siege. The first target was none other than that of Spoit.GODSENT, a professional player living in Sweden. This is where Y4nn0XX comes in, as they confessed to La Presse that they once boasted of hacking the Swedish player’s account. Of course, he adds that getting prominence in the Rainbow Six Siege community was just a lie. For our part, let’s not immediately accuse Y4nn0XX and move on with the investigation conducted by SPVM and Ubisoft. In addition, Ubisoft replied to La Presse that it did not want to comment on the various information in order not to jeopardize the results of the investigation. Our priority remains to protect the progress of the investigation which, hopefully, will allow us to ” Identify and judge the person (s) responsible for the events of last fall. In accordance with the SPVM investigators, we will not be making any further comments. C├ędric Orvoine, Vice President of Communications at Ubisoft By JeromeJoffard, writing from MPTwitter

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