Unity’s audacious plan to cost builders for the privilege of gamers putting in their video games has hit an unexpected snag, with the announcement that CEO and architect of the scheme, John Riccitiello, will conveniently be retiring, efficient instantly.
The information was introduced at present in a press release, which proclaimed Riccitielo will “retire as President, Chief Govt Officer, Chairman and a member of the Firm’s Board of Administrators, efficient instantly.” James M. Whitehurst has been appointed interim CEO, and the assertion goes on to thank Riccitiello for his years of service to the corporate with out straight referencing the elephant within the room.
Nearly a month to the day, Unity unveiled the ill-conceived scheme, which was instantly hit with opposition and walked again, however not fully. The set up price is seemingly nonetheless going to be a factor, however there are a minimum of some caveats. Regardless, Unity’s repute is in tatters, and plainly a minimum of one head wanted to roll for the fumble.