Eric Baptizat; an almost 16 year Ubisoft veteran and director of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, will be the director of the Dead Space remake.
According to his LinkedIn profile, Baptizat is now a Game Director at Motive Studio- specifically for the Dead Space remake. Baptizat had previously worked at Ubisoft for 15 years and 10 months; where he was Game Director on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. His prior works have included being the Lead Game Designer for Assassin’s Creed Origins, Assassin’s Creed Unity, and Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag.
In addition, Dino Ignacio- a former UX director on the original Dead Space– has announced that he has been consulting with the developers. You can find the currently confirmed list of developers and their prior works (via VGC) below.
- Roman Campos-Oriola, creative director (For Honor)
- Eric Baptizat, game director (Assassin’s Creed Valhalla)
- Mike Yazijian, art director (Arkham Origins, Dead Space 2)
- Philippe Ducharme, senior producer (Assassin’s Creed: Unity)
- Gary Stewart, lead level designer (Mass Effect series)
- Jessica Maher, UX designer (Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla)
- Daphney Alarie, senior technical designer (Assassin’s Creed Valhalla)
- Shadi Mallak, senior technical designer (Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag)
- Alexis Dumas, senior 3D environment artist (Mass Effect Andromeda)
- Maximilien Faubert, senior VFX artist (Shadow of the Tomb Raider)
- Alma Talbot, development manager (Star Wars Squadrons)
- Pierre-Vincent Bélisle, gameplay tech lead (Mass Effect Andromeda)
- Stephen Yu, senior gameplay animator (Batman Arkham Knight, Sleeping Dogs)
- Jo Berry, writer (Mass Effect Andromeda)
- Xavier Perreault, senior environment artist (Star Wars Battlefront II)
- Mathieu Tétrault, senior lighting artist (Star Wars Squadrons)
- Robin Bonhoure, senior technical artist
In earlier news, Senior Producer Philippe Ducharme and Creative Director Roman Campos-Oriola confirmed that the Dead Space remake will not have microtransactions; along with other details about the development process.
The Dead Space remake coming soon to Windows PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S.