Ubisoft pledges key brand to virtual reality

Ubisoft has shown more enthusiasm for virtual reality, teasing that it is currently developing titles for the new technology that will be based on its hit franchises.

During this week’s quarterly earnings call, CEO Yves Guillemot discussed the potential for virtual reality and said it will have a few titles coming in the first year” with regular VR games to follow that, according toGamasutra.

We are developing a certain number of games that are going to take advantage of these new possibilities,"Guillemot said.What we are doing is working on the different brands we have to see how we can take advantage of these new possibilities, while making sure we also don’t suffer from what comes with it, which is the difficulty to play a long time with those sorts of games.”

Originally, Ubisoft was extremely sceptical of virtual reality, saying that it would not invest in the techuntil 1m units have been sold.

Head over to Develop for the full story.

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