Parizeau has also worked extensively on a series of Tom Clancy-branded shooters, working as Senior Producer on both Rainbow Six Vegas and the Splinter Cell franchise. A statement from Amazon Games notes that in his new position, he will also be working with “studio founders, who worked as the core team behind the tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege“.
As spotted by Hollywood Reporter, Amazon Games has acquired former Ubisoft executive Alexandre Parizeau, who previously worked as Managing Director at Ubisoft Toronto.
His first task at Amazon’s Montreal studio will be to “lead development of the studio’s first project, a competitive multiplayer AAA title based on a new IP”. Speaking on his new job, Parizeau added the following:
In the same statement, Amazon Games VP Christoph Hartmann highlighted Parizeau’s “long track record of building talented teams and successful games” and said that “we’re looking forward to sharing more on what they’re creating when the time is right”.
“When I first met the team, I was both impressed and convinced by their vision for a brand new competitive multiplayer experience. I feel very fortunate to join this great group of people to start a new studio and build the team that will continue along this journey.”