Dossier – Quantic Dream in the face of justice: a look back at the conflicts with former employees

After nearly four years of various legal proceedings, Quantic Dream still does not foresee the end of the legal fight against its former employees. The developer of successful titles like Detroit: Become Human saw its image as the flagship of the French video game industry tarnished by the revelation of the photomontage affair by Mediapart, Le Monde and Canard PC in early 2018. Far from remaining passive , David Cage’s company has fought both in court and in the press to get his side of the story heard. While over the past month the courts have ruled on the defamation proceedings brought against Le Monde and Mediapart, as well as on the disputed dismissal of a former employee, Quantic Dream has for once remained silent. A desire to keep a low profile which may be explained by the hypothetical contract that the studio would have signed with Disney to develop a Star Wars game, rumored for a few weeks.

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