Entries in 'Ubisoft' (225)

Assassin's Creed

Will Ubisoft bring its 'live' success to Assassin's Creed and Far Cry 5 in 2017?

Ubisoft caused quite a stir last year when it told MCV its Week One sales were "important" but "not critical" to the company's ongoing success. Indeed, after a disappointing month ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 18th 2017 at 12:43PM in News
Far Cry 5 and The Crew 2 confirmed

Far Cry 5 and The Crew 2 confirmed

Ubisoft has revealed two big sequels will arrive before March 2018.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2017 at 9:34AM in News
Ubisoft reworks Rainbow Six Siege roadmap for three months of fixes

Ubisoft reworks Rainbow Six Siege roadmap for three months of fixes

Rainbow Six Siege's second year roadmap has been tweaked to allow for a three month period of fixing various issues that have been bothering players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2017 at 9:36AM in News
Leak suggests Assassin's Creed: Origins is set in Egypt

Leak suggests Assassin's Creed: Origins is set in Egypt

It looks as if we now know the name and setting of the next Assassin's Creed title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2017 at 10:05AM in News

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VR: the final frontier - Ubisoft talks Star Trek: Bridge Crew and the challenges of VR

VR: the final frontier - Ubisoft talks Star Trek: Bridge Crew and the challenges of VR

Back in June last year, MCV named its top titles from E3 2016. When it came to VR games, though, we faced a difficult decision: choosing between Capcom’s Resident ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 10th 2017 at 9:57AM in News
Mario and Rabbids will unite in autumn Switch release

Mario and Rabbids will unite in autumn Switch release

Nintendo and Ubisoft are teaming up for a new crossover title due out on Switch this August.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2017 at 9:50AM in News
Vivendi prepares for Ubisoft takeover, reports claims

Vivendi prepares for Ubisoft takeover, reports claims

The saga of Vivendi’s encroaching interest in French publisher Ubisoft could be on the verge of reaching a head with a full acquisition push.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2017 at 9:37AM in News
Ubisoft teams up with Tencent for China-focused Might & Magic game

Ubisoft teams up with Tencent for China-focused Might & Magic game

French publisher Ubisoft has joined forces with the biggest game company in the world to launch a new game designed specifically for China.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2017 at 10:15AM in News

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It's four No.1s now for Ghost Recon: Wildlands

It's four No.1s now for Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands is No.1 again this week in a fairly quiet few days for the UK Top 10.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2017 at 9:37AM in News
Ubisoft opens two new European studios

Ubisoft opens two new European studios

Publisher Ubisoft has announced the opening of two new triple-A development studios is Berlin and Bordeaux.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2017 at 10:06AM in News
Ghost Recon: Wildlands returns to the top of the charts

Ghost Recon: Wildlands returns to the top of the charts

Ubisoft’s latest Tom Clancy title, Ghost Recon: Wildlands, has claimed the UK No.1 title for the third time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2017 at 9:34AM in News
Some Watch Dogs 2 Season Pass content set free

Some Watch Dogs 2 Season Pass content set free

Ubisoft has announced that some of the Watch Dogs 2 content that was intended to be locked away behind a payment wall will in fact be offered to all owners ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2017 at 9:41AM in News

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Ghost Recon Wildlands remains at No.1

Ghost Recon Wildlands remains at No.1

It’s two weeks on the trot at the top of the UK Top 40 for Ghost Recon: Wildlands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2017 at 9:26AM in News
Ghost Recon Wildlands debuts at No.1 as Zelda sales drop 70%

Ghost Recon Wildlands debuts at No.1 as Zelda sales drop 70%

There are three new entries in the Top Ten this week, with Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon Wildlands debuting at No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2017 at 9:58AM in News
Ghost Recon Wildlands sparks diplomatic tussle

Ghost Recon Wildlands sparks diplomatic tussle

The Bolivian government has apparently filed a formal complaint with the French embassy in reaction to how the country is depicted in the upcoming Ghost Recon Wildlands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2017 at 10:07AM in News
Ghost Recon Wildlands beta sets new Ubisoft record

Ghost Recon Wildlands beta sets new Ubisoft record

Over 6.8m players took part in the open beta for Ghost Recon Wildlands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2017 at 10:38AM in News

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For Honor claims second UK No.1

For Honor claims second UK No.1

Ubisoft’s For Honor is the UK No.1 for the second week in a row, despite a hefty drop in sales. Physical unit sales for the game were down 72 per ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2017 at 9:38AM in News
For Honor hacks and slashes its way to No.1

For Honor hacks and slashes its way to No.1

Ubisoft’s For Honor has debuted at No.1 in the UK All Formats Top 40. It’s the publisher’s first chart topper since The Division early last year. The game also boats ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2017 at 10:36AM in News
Splinter Cell film producer shakes off Assassin's Creed performance concerns

Splinter Cell film producer shakes off Assassin's Creed performance concerns

The Splinter Cell movie has been in the works for years and is now back in the headlines – or so it seems. Producer Basil Iwanyk, who previously worked on ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 31st 2017 at 12:20PM in News
Ghost Recon: Wildlands closed beta starts on February 3rd

Ghost Recon: Wildlands closed beta starts on February 3rd

Players can now sign up to have access to the Ghost Recon: Wildlands closed beta, that will kick off next week. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 26th 2017 at 10:35AM in News
Ubisoft confirms Steep, Just Dance and Rayman Legends for Nintendo Switch

Ubisoft confirms Steep, Just Dance and Rayman Legends for Nintendo Switch

Ubisoft has announced its Switch line-up, following Nintendo’s reveal conference earlier today. The publisher has announced that Just Dance 2017, Rayman Legends and Steep will all be coming to ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 13th 2017 at 3:10PM in News
New Ghost Recon Wildlands trailer shows heads exploding while cat chases red dot

New Ghost Recon Wildlands trailer shows heads exploding while cat chases red dot

Ubisoft obviously knows what to do to win the internet and put it into practice in its new trailer for the upcoming Ghost Recon Wildlands. It features a cute cat ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 6th 2017 at 10:40AM in News
MCV's Review of the Year - Part 3: Events of 2016

MCV's Review of the Year - Part 3: Events of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year.

on Dec 15th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Ubisoft thinks Switch could bring audiences together

Ubisoft thinks Switch could bring audiences together

Nintendo’s Switch could be the machine to unite the worlds of casual mobile gaming and more dedicated console gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2016 at 10:59AM in News
Ubisoft talks 'live' games strategy: The Crew, The Division and Rainbow 6 Siege

Ubisoft talks 'live' games strategy: The Crew, The Division and Rainbow 6 Siege

Games have always been happy to experiment when it comes to revenue streams. They started with pure retail sales, but then DLC came along, subscription models worked for MMOs, episodic ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 11:30AM in News