Entries in 'Ubisoft' (207)

Splinter Cell film producer shakes off Assassin's Creed performance concerns

Splinter Cell film producer shakes off Assassin's Creed performance concerns

The Splinter Cell movie has been in the works for years and is now back in the headlines – or so it seems. Producer Basil Iwanyk, who previously worked on ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 31st 2017 at 12:20PM in News
Ghost Recon: Wildlands closed beta starts on February 3rd

Ghost Recon: Wildlands closed beta starts on February 3rd

Players can now sign up to have access to the Ghost Recon: Wildlands closed beta, that will kick off next week. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 26th 2017 at 10:35AM in News
Ubisoft confirms Steep, Just Dance and Rayman Legends for Nintendo Switch

Ubisoft confirms Steep, Just Dance and Rayman Legends for Nintendo Switch

Ubisoft has announced its Switch line-up, following Nintendo’s reveal conference earlier today. The publisher has announced that Just Dance 2017, Rayman Legends and Steep will all be coming to ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 13th 2017 at 3:10PM in News
New Ghost Recon Wildlands trailer shows heads exploding while cat chases red dot

New Ghost Recon Wildlands trailer shows heads exploding while cat chases red dot

Ubisoft obviously knows what to do to win the internet and put it into practice in its new trailer for the upcoming Ghost Recon Wildlands. It features a cute cat ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 6th 2017 at 10:40AM in News

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MCV's Review of the Year - Part 3: Events of 2016

MCV's Review of the Year - Part 3: Events of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year.

on Dec 15th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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
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