Fawzi Mesmar, the top of design of Battlefield and Star Wars Battlefront franchises, has introduced his departure from DICE. In keeping with an electronic mail obtained by Video Video games Chronicle and later corroborated by an Digital Arts consultant, Mesmar’s final day on the studio is tomorrow, November twenty sixth.
In his electronic mail, Mesmar wrote that he was made a suggestion elsewhere that he “couldn’t refuse.” Nonetheless, he wished to attend till Battlefield 2042‘s launch, and his new employer was “sort sufficient” to accommodate his request. Mesmar additionally revealed that he had been discussing his succession plans with DICE GM Oskar Gabrielson for a while, however selected to delay the announcement of his departure with the intention to preserve the staff’s concentrate on Battlefield 2042‘s launch.
The e-mail reads:
It was an absolute pleasure to serve on the perfect design groups within the galaxy. The unimaginable design work that you just do continues to encourage me each day. Thanks for placing some religion in me, I hope I didn’t disappoint.
I’ve been made a suggestion I couldn’t refuse at one other firm that has been sort sufficient to attend for me till we’ve shipped [Battlefield 2042]. It was tremendous vital to me to be right here with the staff as we obtain this historic milestone.
Whereas Oskar and myself have been discussing my succession plans for a while – and will probably be introduced in the end – we opted to delay this communication until after launch to maintain the main focus – rightfully so – on the sport we’ve been placing a monumental quantity of effort on.
Mesmar joined DICE in 2019, and labored on Star Wars Battlefront II and Battlefield V previous to Battlefield 2042.