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Assassin’s Creed doubles launch sales as Ubisoft posts gains

Ubisoft has seen sales climb 65.7 per cent year-on-year thanks to a string of successful launches across various platforms. Assassin’s Creed Origins is off to a strong start, selling twice as many units as its 2015 predecessor Syndicate did in its first 10 days. Company-wide digital sales were up 69.1 …

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Assassin’s Creed beats Mario Odyssey to claim No.1

Ubisoft Assassin’s Creed Origins has prevailed in the battle with Super Mario Odyssey to claim No.1 in this week’s UK charts. Origins’ week one sales are about level with 2015’s AC Syndicate, although revenues are higher thanks to the addition of some higher-price SKUs. Mario Odyssey comfortably beats the week …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Assassin’s Creed Origins merchandise

After a healthy break last year to ‘re-examine’ the Assassin’s Creed franchise, Ubisoft is back with a new entry, developed by the team behind 2013’s critically-acclaimed Black Flag. Origins, which is hitting shelves tomorrow (October 27th), was confirmed at E3 after its setting leaked all the way back in January 2016.  …

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Assassin’s Creed Origins season pass detailed

Ubisoft has unveiled its post-release plans for Assassin’s Creed Origins, including the Season Pass and free add-on content that will be available to all players.  The Season Pass, which is included in all Gold Editions of the game and available to buy separately, will be split into two main sections. …

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Ubisoft to repurchase 4m of its own shares

Ubisoft is to buy back 4m of its own shares, the publisher has announced. In a short statement to investors, it said it had granted a mandate to a currently unknown investment services provider with a view to repurchasing up to an aggregate amount of four million shares starting from …

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Yves Guillemot: State of the UBIon

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot wants to disrupt the games industry at every turn. Financial gain is an important goal, sure, but it’s the creative freedom and experimentation that interests him more. Jem Alexander finds out how a diverse, free environment makes Ubisoft one of the most creative developers on the planet

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Ubisoft gets ‘massive support’ from shareholders in general meeting

Ubisoft convened its combined general meeting for shareholders at the end of last week, and investors expressed huge support for its overall management and future strategy, the publisher has announced. Chaired by Yves Guillemot, the quorum was set at 82.67 per cent (up from 76.54 per cent in 2016), and …

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