Entries in 'Ubisoft' (140)

Mario+Rabbids becomes best-selling third-party Switch game

Mario+Rabbids becomes best-selling third-party Switch game

Nintendo is to publish Ubisoft's Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle in both Japan and Korea next year, Ubisoft has announced. The game, which has now become the best-selling third party ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Sep 22nd 2017 at 9:53AM in News
Atomega

Ubisoft Reflections' surprise PC shooter Atomega releases next week

Ubisoft's Reflections studio has announced it's releasing a brand-new PC game in just over a week's time. Entitled Atomega, the online multiplayer FPS has seemingly come out of nowhere, joining ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Sep 12th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Ubisoft announces two new studios and record investment in Quebec

Ubisoft announces two new studios and record investment in Quebec

During a livestream earlier today, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot announced the creation of a new studio in Saguenay (Quebec, Canada) and a massive investment plan for the region – the ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Sep 5th 2017 at 2:45PM in News
Ubisoft announces Assassin's Creed Origins partnership with Monster Energy

Ubisoft announces Assassin's Creed Origins partnership with Monster Energy

Ubisoft has announced a new partnership between its upcoming Assassin's Creed Origins title and Monster Energy. Not only will more 500m Monster Energy drinks receive custom Assassin's Creed Origins character ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Sep 4th 2017 at 11:24AM in News

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Assassin's Creed Origins: Him-and-her detective fun in Egypt

Assassin's Creed Origins: Him-and-her detective fun in Egypt

After a much-deserved break, Ubisoft is back this year with arguably its biggest franchise – yes, Far Cry is also huge but as it’s yet to have its own movie, ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Aug 25th 2017 at 9:00AM in News
Ubisoft enters 'early access' with Anno 1800 engaging community

Ubisoft enters 'early access' with Anno 1800 engaging community

While early access has become a key tool for independently-developed titles, it’s rare to see the strategy from a major publisher, beyond the usual late beta tests. 

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Aug 23rd 2017 at 12:16PM in News
Ubisoft talks Mario + Rabbids, working with Nintendo and renewing the strategy genre

Ubisoft talks Mario + Rabbids, working with Nintendo and renewing the strategy genre

Last January brought us a piece of information no one expected and, let’s be honest, a lot of people didn’t actually believe. When the rumblings of a Mario and Rabbids ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 15th 2017 at 10:45AM in News
Patrick Bach to lead Ubisoft's new Stockholm studio

Patrick Bach to lead Ubisoft's new Stockholm studio

Ubisoft just expanded its presence in Nordic countries and opened its 31st studio in Stockholm, Sweden.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 9th 2017 at 10:10AM in News

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Why Ubisoft's Starlink: Battle for Atlas is great news for retail

Why Ubisoft's Starlink: Battle for Atlas is great news for retail

Toys-to-life has had something of a rough ride of late after the shutdown of Disney Infinity. As some analysts have argued in the pages of MCV, that downturn may ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Aug 8th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Ubisoft

Ubisoft Q1 sales up 45.2% YOY thanks to strong back catalogue performance

Ubisoft has announced its Q1 sales report for fiscal year 2017-18. Sales were up 45.2 per cent year-on-year between April and June 30th, amounting to €202.1m. That's just over €30m ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 19th 2017 at 9:31AM in News
Ubisoft to appoint two new directors, giving board independent majority

Ubisoft to appoint two new directors, giving board independent majority

Ubisoft has revealed its intention to expand its board of directors with two new members, the publisher announced yesterday, taking the total number of board members to 11 should ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 7th 2017 at 11:51AM in News
Assassin's Creed Origins is getting a comic series and novel

Assassin's Creed Origins is getting a comic series and novel

Ubisoft has revealed an extensive number of publishing ventures that will arrive alongside its upcoming Assassin’s Creed Origins later this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2017 at 11:04AM in News

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Starlink

E3 2017: Ubisoft's return to life with Starlink: Battle for Atlas

One the most unexpected announcements of this year’s E3 was undoubtedly Ubisoft’s ambitious new toys-to-life title. At a time when some have described the sector as being doomed, with ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jun 16th 2017 at 2:00PM in News
Fallout 4 VR

Doom, Fallout 4 and Skyrim VR will drive awareness, but Ubisoft still 'go-to VR publisher' - SuperData

Virtual reality was a major theme of Bethesda's E3 announcements this year, with titles such as Skyrim, Doom and Fallout 4 all receiving the VR treatment by the end of ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 15th 2017 at 2:36PM in News
Ancel: Beyond Good & Evil 2 is not a Switch exclusive 'as far as I know'

Ancel: Beyond Good & Evil 2 is not a Switch exclusive 'as far as I know'

It looks as if the rumours that Beyond Good & Evil 2 will be exclusive to the Nintendo Switch were unfounded.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2017 at 10:08AM in News
Joost van Dreunen

Ubisoft 'stole the show' at E3 this year - SuperData

Sony may have had a great showing at this year's E3, but for SuperData's Joost van Dreunen, it was Ubisoft who "stole the show."

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 15th 2017 at 10:00AM in News

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Miyamoto and Yves

Rabbid fanbase - how Nintendo and Ubisoft's Mario partnership gives Switch a tactical edge

We knew it was coming, but somehow Ubisoft still managed to surprise us. No, we're not talking about Beyond Good and Evil 2 (although let's just pause for a ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 15th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
There's a $799 edition of Assassin's Creed Origins

There's a $799 edition of Assassin's Creed Origins

Freshly revealed historical stab-em-up Assassin's Creed Origins comes in many flavours – one of which will set you back a thumping $799.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2017 at 11:21AM in News
Star Link

Ubisoft enters toys-to-life market with Star Link: Battle for Atlas

In an evening of surprises and unexpected reveals, Ubisoft continued on this theme at its E3 press conference by announcing a brand-new toys-to-life title, Star Link: Battle for Atlas, a ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 10:57PM in News
Beyond Good and Evil 2

Ubisoft resurrects Beyond Good and Evil 2 and goes to space

After teasing fans that Beyond Good and Evil 2 wouldn't be at this year's E3, Ubisoft surprised gamers this evening with an in-depth trailer for that very game. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 10:35PM in News
Skull and Bones

Ubisoft's Skull and Bones aims to be the ultimate pirate game

If you thought Rare's Sea of Thieves was the only team-based pirate game on the horizon, then you're in for a real treat. Announced at Ubisoft's E3 press conference, Skull ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 9:40PM in News
Mario+Rabbids: Battle Kingdom lands on Switch August 29th

Mario+Rabbids: Battle Kingdom lands on Switch August 29th

After an unexpected leak last month, Mario+Rabbids: Battle Kingdom has been officially announced at Ubisoft's E3 press conference, with none other than Miyamoto himself coming out on stage to ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 9:33PM in News
Assassin's Creed Origins

Assassin's Creed Origins release date confirmed for October 27th

The long-rumoured Assassin's Creed Origins will arrive on October 27th, Microsoft announced at its E3 press conference this evening.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 12th 2017 at 12:05AM in News
Ubisoft Logo

Ubisoft's new logo marks new era as digital and live games become its core focus

Say hello to Ubisoft's new logo. Unveiled yesterday on the Ubisoft blog, the publisher said the 'new swirl' marks "a new era" for Ubisoft as it puts a renewed ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 1st 2017 at 11:13AM in News
Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5 release date confirmed for February 27th 2018

Far Cry 5 will be arriving on PS4, Xbox One and PC on February 27th 2018, Ubisoft has confirmed, and will include support for both the PS4 Pro and Project ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 30th 2017 at 10:46AM in News