Rayman_Legends_Characters01 01 Aug

Rayman and Beyond Good & Evil creator Michael Ancel, has announced he is co-founding a new studio, reportedly called Wild Sheep.

Wild Sheep will be an independent studio, however Ancel will continue working at Ubisoft Montpellier on a number of projects. “Ubisoft Montpellier is a hotbed for artistic game development, including great games like Rayman, Beyond Good and Evil, and Valiant Hearts,” Ubisoft Annecy, Paris, and Montpellier managing director Xavier Pox.

“We are fortunate to have some of the industry’s finest talents, including Michel Ancel, working with us at our studio. In addition to spending some of his time on this new venture, Michel is leading the creative development of select projects at Ubisoft Montpellier, including an extremely ambitious new title that is very close to his and the team’s heart.”

(via GameInformer)