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Ghost Recon lands Ubisoft in trouble with Bolivian government

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Gamesindustry.biz reports: “The Bolivian government has made a formal complaint about Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon Wildlands, taking issue with the way the country is depicted in the French publisher’s new game. The complaint was made to the French embassy in La Paz, the capital city, at the behest of Bolivian interior minister Carlos Romero. Ghost Recon Wildlands is a work of fiction extrapolated from real-world issues. As Reuters pointed out, Bolivia is the world’s third largest producer of coca leaves, an essential component in the production of cocaine. Ubisoft has inserted a fictional drug cartel, Santa Blanca, which has turned the country into a narco-state.”

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