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Garneau taken down by Aiden Pierce

Olivier Garneau was the CEO of Abstergo Entertainment, a subsidiary of Abstergo Industries. He was taken down by Aiden Pearce on behalf of the Assassin Brotherhood. He appears in Watch Dogs as an Easter egg.

Trivia

  • In Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, another Ubisoft game, it was mentioned that Olivier Garneau went missing during a shareholders meeting in Chicago.
    • In Assassin's Creed: Origins, it was confirmed that Olivier was ambushed by Aiden Pearce, and his name was used at a restaurant one year later in Chicago, it is currently unknown if this was him or a false trail to throw off Abstergo.
  • The Criminal Convoy mission that features Garneau is titled "Requiescat In Pace". This phrase, which means "rest in peace" in Latin, was commonly said by Assassin's Creed 2 protagonist Ezio Auditore after he had taken the life of his targets.
  • Garneau's job title in Black Flag was Chief Creative Officer (CCO) of Abstergo Entertainment. In Watch Dogs Garneau's ctOS profile lists him as the CEO of the company.
  • According to Assassin's Creed script writer Darby McDevitt, Garneau's appearance in Watch Dogs is not canon to the Assassin's Creed universe[1], however the canonicity of this statement remains to be seen.

References

  1. https://twitter.com/DarbyMcDevitt/status/472105805974872064