Entries in 'Ubisoft' (131)

Ubisoft on its follow-up to 2014's smash hit Watch Dogs

Ubisoft on its follow-up to 2014's smash hit Watch Dogs

When the original Watch Dogs hit shelves in May 2014, the reception was something of a mixed bag. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 11th 2016 at 9:51AM in News
Ubisoft: 'Watch Dogs 2 will certainly fill Assassin's Creed's shoes'

Ubisoft: 'Watch Dogs 2 will certainly fill Assassin's Creed's shoes'

2016’s release slate may be missing a new Assassin’s Creed title, but publisher Ubisoft insists that Watch Dogs 2 can fill the gap. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 10th 2016 at 10:45AM in News
Report: There could be a Ubisoft Netflix TV show on the way

Report: There could be a Ubisoft Netflix TV show on the way

IP from Ubisoft’s portfolio could be making its way to digital streaming service Netflix.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 8th 2016 at 3:28PM in News
Vivendi again ups Ubisoft stake

Vivendi again ups Ubisoft stake

Very nearly a quarter of Ubisoft is now owned by Vivendi.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2016 at 10:26AM in News

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Watch Dogs 2 pre-orders short of Ubisoft's expectations

Watch Dogs 2 pre-orders short of Ubisoft's expectations

Ubisoft maintains it is confident in upcoming sequel Watch Dogs 2, but has admitted that pre-orders for the game are lower than it had anticipated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2016 at 11:01AM in News
Splinter Cell Blacklist

Steam runs out of Splinter Cell: Blacklist keys during sale

Online distribution service Steam ran out of keys for Splinter Cell: Blacklist during a sale over the weekend.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 31st 2016 at 11:43AM in News
Star Trek

Star Trek: Bridge Crew delayed to March 2017

Ubisoft has delayed its VR exclusive title Star Trek: Bridge Crew into 2017.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 21st 2016 at 11:01AM in News
Watch Dogs 2

Watch Dogs 2 delayed two weeks on PC

Watch Dogs 2 has been delayed on PC by two weeks to make sure it runs well on all the different hardware variations.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 19th 2016 at 10:50AM in News

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Beyond Good & Evil 2

Beyond Good & Evil 2 appears to be in pre production

Beyond Good & Evil creator Michel Ancel has seemingly confirmed that a sequel is in development.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 5th 2016 at 12:57PM in News
Mobile firm Ketchapp acquired by Ubisoft

Mobile firm Ketchapp acquired by Ubisoft

Assassin’s Creed publisher Ubisoft has taken a larger stake in the mobile games market with the acquisition of Ketchapp.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 28th 2016 at 11:54AM in News
Interview: what Ubisoft learnt from Watch Dogs to improve its sequel

Interview: what Ubisoft learnt from Watch Dogs to improve its sequel

When Watch Dogs arrived in May 2014, it was the biggest IP launch of all time.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 27th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Ubisoft is 2016's best-selling publisher

Ubisoft is 2016's best-selling publisher

French publisher Ubisoft has outsold all of its competitors across a number of key territories so far in 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 3:20PM in News

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Ubisoft Publishing is the company's new book venture

Ubisoft Publishing is the company's new book venture

Having previously hooked up with others for its print ambitions, Ubisoft has announced its own book publishing operations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 2:30PM in News
Ubisoft: Watch Dogs 2 boosted by six-month PR campaign

Ubisoft: Watch Dogs 2 boosted by six-month PR campaign

The senior producer on Watch Dogs 2 says that the titles has been bolstered by a ‘shorter communication cycle’.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 10:02AM in News
Ubisoft on NX: Nintendo has learned from the Wii U

Ubisoft on NX: Nintendo has learned from the Wii U

The boss of Ubisoft has dropped further hints about Nintendo’s NX strategy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 9:44AM in News
Pokemon Co confirms NX hybrid design; Ubisoft enthusiastic about console

Pokemon Co confirms NX hybrid design; Ubisoft enthusiastic about console

The chief executive of the Pokemon Company has become the first senior industry figure to openly discuss the hybrid design of Nintendo NX.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2016 at 11:06AM in News

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Guillemots increase Ubisoft ownership as it fends off Vivendi

Guillemots increase Ubisoft ownership as it fends off Vivendi

Assassin’s Creed, Watch Dogs and The Division developer-publisher Ubisoft is bulking up its defences in an attempt to remain independent.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 6th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Ubisoft pushes back Division expansion packs

Ubisoft pushes back Division expansion packs

The team behind Ubisoft’s MMO shooter The Division has announced delays for the game’s next two expansions.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 26th 2016 at 10:07AM in News
Ubisoft dates three VR titles

Ubisoft dates three VR titles

October will kick off Ubisoft’s commercial entry into the virtual reality market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2016 at 3:47PM in News
Why Ubisoft's Reflections is far more interesting than you think it is

Why Ubisoft's Reflections is far more interesting than you think it is

MCV had a certain perception of Ubisoft Reflections before it visited the Newcastle-based developer.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 11th 2016 at 1:14PM in News
Stripe Communications is Ubisoft's new UK PR agency

Stripe Communications is Ubisoft's new UK PR agency

Assassin’s Creed publisher Ubisoft has picked Stripe Communications as its retained consumer and corporate PR agency in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 29th 2016 at 11:50AM in News
Ubisoft confirms Just Sing for PS4 and Xbox One

Ubisoft confirms Just Sing for PS4 and Xbox One

The talent behind the blockbuster Just Dance series has revealed a new karaoke arm for the brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2016 at 9:10AM in News
Ubisoft: NX will bring casual players back to the industry

Ubisoft: NX will bring casual players back to the industry

What will the NX be? We don’t know, but it doesn’t sound like it’s going to be a direct rival for the PS4 or Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2016 at 12:22PM in News
Professional skier Matilda Rapaport killed filming Steep promo

Professional skier Matilda Rapaport killed filming Steep promo

An extreme skier has died in an avalanche while filming a promo for Ubisoft’s in-development sports title Steep.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2016 at 10:07AM in News