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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
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

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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
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

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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

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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

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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
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
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