‘Gender critical’ journalist cut from Watch Dogs video game after developers discovered her views on trans people
Watch Dogs: Legion has cut a voice appearance from the ‘gender critical’ journalist Helen Lewis over her views on transgender people.
Lewis, a columnist for The Atlantic and a former New Statesman journalist, was one of many figures from the British media industry drawn on as voice talent to populate in-world podcasts and radio stations in the game, which is set in a dystopian futuristic version of London.
However, after the game’s initial release on October 29, developer Ubisoft has said that it an upcoming patch would ditch the podcast episodes featuring Lewis after it was made aware of her views about transgender people.
In a statement to gaming outlet Kotaku, Ubisoft said: “We were made aware of controversial remarks from a journalist whose voice-over performance appears in two in-game
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