Former head of Electronic Arts, and now General Director of Unity John Ritchitello, apologized for the recent sharp talk about some game developers.
It started with an interview with Ritchitello to the Pocket Gamer on the occasion of Unity's merger with ironsource, which should help developers at the Unit to simplify and accelerate the integration of monetization into their projects.
To the interviewer ' s comment that early monetization may drive away some creators, Richiello stated:
," gave Richitello a verdict too far, in his view, to conservative developers.
Ritchitello's comment, which is not surprising, has generated widespread publicity and criticism from game creators, including the creator of Donut County and the recent Neon White Ben Esposito.
, "Esposito is outraged.
The day after the interview, Richitello was interviewed by those developers who were offended by their words, and Pocket Gamer called it a clickbate.
On Saturday, a few days after talking to Pocket Gamer, Richiello issued an open statement in which he apologized for the bad words and promised to make amends.
, "corrected Ritchiello's own self.
Ritchitello concluded with the assurance that Unite was seeking to provide game creators with tools to understand the audience: .