Entries in 'russia' (13)
When the West thinks of the Russian games market, PC and piracy may come to mind. That couldn’t be further from the truth.
Darren Bowen, UK sales director at Ubisoft, takes MCV on a globetrotting trip through its MCV Award-winning export team’s operations
Russia is one of the biggest markets for video games in the world, and is even overcoming its long-held issue with piracy.
Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Chronicles will no longer be a single release, with two other titles joining the now three part series.
The Halo franchise is set to branch out into the free-to-play market, as 343 Industries has announced Halo Online for exclusive release in Russia on Windows PC.
The plummeting value of the rouble has led to tech giant Apple halting online sales of products to Russia and closing its Russian website.
A group of Russian companies have removed a memorial to Steve Jobs following Tim Cook’s affirmation that he is gay.
Ubisoft has set up shop in Moscow, Russia.
Microsoft’s Xbox One console will arrive in 28 new countries during September, including launches in Japan and China.
Upcoming EA title The Sims 4 has been given an 18+ age rating in Russia owing to the country’s laws regarding promoting homosexuality to minors.
There is finally a release date for Xbox One in a number of key territories, including Japan.
UK peripherals firm Gioteck has signed new distribution deals that will see its products become available in three key new markets.
The FIFA brand is to be released in free-to-play form for the second time.