London, UK, November 19 th, 2012 — Ubisoft, a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide, grew considerably in recent years through a strong and diversified lineup of products and partnerships. Leveraging its videogames expertise, the company recently broadened its product focus to include high-quality, free-to-play online titles. Ubisoft is proud to announce its return to DreamHack as a major milestone for the company, underscoring the increasing relevance of this exciting growth sector of online gaming in its global strategy.
“ Going to DreamHack Winter with our three competition-based, online titles is a key step for Ubisoft and the community competition aspect is for us a key element in all our online titles” says Thomas Painçon, EMEA Digital Publishing Director.
Two major online competitive games will be played through an array of tournaments at the Ubisoft booth during the show: Ghost Recon Online and Might & Magic® Duel of Champions. Winners will receive prizes from Razer ( www.razerzone.com), the worldwide leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems—Ubisoft’s official partner at Winter DreamHack 2012.
ShootMania Storm ( www.shootmania.com) the new FPS created by Ubisoft’s studio Nadeo, which has been tailored for eSport and already presented in major eSport events (ESWC, IPL5, Iseries, GamesCom) will also be playable at DreamHack Winter 2012 through various tournaments on 1v1 and 3v3 team modes. Find out more on http://blog.maniaplanet.com/blog/2012/11/19/schedule-for-dreamhack-winter-2012/
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher, and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified lineup of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 26 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2011–12 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of 1.061 billion euros. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.
About the Razer Group:
Razer™ is the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware. Founded in 1998, with its headquarters in Carlsbad, California, the company has offices in nine cities around the globe. Used by the most demanding professional gamers who compete in global tournaments, Razer provides gamers with the unfair advantage of cutting-edge technology and award-winning design. We live by our motto: For Gamers. By Gamers™.
Learn more at www.razerzone.com
Founded in 2000 and based in Paris, France, Nadeo is the acclaimed developer of the TrackMania series, gathering over 16 million players from all over the world. With the ManiaPlanet initiative, Nadeo aims at providing the best possible support to its growing community of gamers whether they come for racing with TrackMania², competitive FPS with ShootMania, or RPG with QuestMania, providing all with a unique sense of fun and competition, as well as great tools for user-generated content. More information can be found here: http://www.nadeo.com