Entries in 'Ubisoft' (202)

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
Ubisoft's VR games feature cross-platform play

Ubisoft's VR games feature cross-platform play

The chances of finding a healthy player base for Ubisoft’s multiplayer VR games have been given a welcome boost.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2016 at 8:40AM in News
Ubisoft on resurrecting the winter sports genre with Steep

Ubisoft on resurrecting the winter sports genre with Steep

Extreme sports titles were a regular feature of turn-of-the-millennium gaming.

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Nov 25th 2016 at 11:30AM in News

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Michel Ancel

Michel Ancel makes case for creativity over profit at Ubisoft

Legendary game creator Michel Ancel spoke out in defence of Ubisoft's philosophy and track record last week. The comments were related to the development of the long-awaited Beyond Good & ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Nov 25th 2016 at 11:10AM in News
Ubisoft: We wouldn't be the same company under Vivendi

Ubisoft: We wouldn't be the same company under Vivendi

Ubisoft has once again insisted that a takeover by Vivendi would be harmful to the company.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 25th 2016 at 10:44AM in News
Ubisoft, Google Daydream VR and Atlus headline this week's MCV

Ubisoft, Google Daydream VR and Atlus headline this week's MCV

This week, we talk to Ubisoft’s Anne Blondel, who tells us why Week One sales are not as important as they were before.

on Nov 24th 2016 at 10:24AM in News
Ubisoft: Launch sales important but not critical

Ubisoft: Launch sales important but not critical

After some disappointing figures at retail across numerous big-name releases in recent weeks, the industry has been wondering if a big change is afoot in consumer behaviour.

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Nov 24th 2016 at 10:16AM in News

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Ubisoft is changing how it handles DLC

Ubisoft is changing how it handles DLC

It seems that less game content is going to be locked away behind Ubisoft’s DLC paywalls in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 9:53AM in News
Updated: Call of Duty holds off Watch Dogs 2 to retain No.1

Updated: Call of Duty holds off Watch Dogs 2 to retain No.1

Updated: Ubisoft has since reached out to MCV concerning Watch Dogs 2's boxed sales performance in the UK thus far. 

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2016 at 9:17AM in News
Ubisoft execs accused of insider trading

Ubisoft execs accused of insider trading

Five Ubisoft executives have been accused of selling stock in the company ahead of its announcement of two key game delays.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2016 at 9:33AM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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
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