The Division’s game director joins IO Interactive as gameplay director on Hitman
Tom Clancy’s The Division may have been made with the help of many, many studios, but it was Ryan Barnard at Ubisoft Massive who served as game director for the online shooter. I say “served” in the past tense because this month, Barnard started his new job with IO Interactive, the development studio behind Hitman.
Hitman was changed to an episodic model late in development. Perhaps Barnard, who has experience in games that evolve post-launch thanks to his time spent on EverQuest 2 and Warhammer Online, can use that to his advantage.
“As we continue to grow our commitment to the Hitman game franchise, it’s with tremendous excitement that we can announce another great addition to the Io-Interactive family. Ryan Barnard comes to us after having recently finished his work on Massive Entertainment’s “The Division” and will join the Io-Interactive in the newly created role of Gameplay Director.”
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