Corporate Updates

Ubisoft start-up program wraps up Season Two

The Ubisoft Startup Program joins forces with entrepreneurial projects that can be linked to the videogame industry. The nexus for many of these project is Station F, the world’s largest startup campus. During Season Two of the Program, the focus was on two areas in particular, mixed reality and blockchain, and for Season Three, the … Continued

Ubisoft, Google Cloud and Psycle demonstrate the power of machine learning, lay the ground for automated hieroglyphics translation

The Hieroglyphics Initiative, a research project launched by Ubisoft and Google Cloud on the occasion of Assassin’s Creed Origins’ release in 2017, paves the way towards an open source Hieroglyphics translation tool for Academics and beyond. Ubisoft believes Machine Learning has the power to improve research for Academics and the way Humanities are both taught … Continued

Ubisoft’s Star Players hit Gamescom and PAX West

August saw the Ubisoft Star Player experience take to both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, as the initiative took a total of 39 new Star Players to Gamescom in Germany and PAX West in the United States. From 2 North American countries and 10 European countries, some of our most dedicated community members travelled from … Continued

Ubisoft’s Gamescom 2018 line-up revealed

In just a couple of weeks, Gamescom – one of the largest consumer video game events in the world – will descend on the German city of Cologne in a fog of pixels, polygons and currywurst. Naturally, Ubisoft will be in attendance, with 2018 marking one of their largest line-ups and biggest presences at the … Continued

Ubisoft Co-Founder and CEO Talks Future of Gaming

Last week, Ubisoft CEO and Co-Founder Yves Guillemot took the stage with other industry leaders at the China Digital Entertainment Congress (CDEC), as part of the opening of ChinaJoy 2018 in Shanghai. Guillemot presented his vision for the future, focusing on advances in cloud gaming, human-machine interfaces, and Blockchain. In his speech, Guillemot also detailed … Continued

Women of Ubisoft – Hiroko Hoshikawa

Hiroko Hoshikawa is a relative newcomer to the videogame industry, joining Ubisoft just over two years ago as an associate producer. Raised in a small town in Japan called Yamagata, she attended college at University of Central Oklahoma where she studied theater arts. After college, Hoshikawa moved back to her native Japan where she taught … Continued

Ubisoft brings an exciting line up to ChinaJoy

One of the biggest gaming shows in the world, ChinaJoy, gets underway in Shanghai this week and Ubisoft will be bringing more than a dozen games to the 340,000 plus fans who are set to attend. The show is a huge moment in the Chinese gaming calendar, full of big announcements, eSports action and more. … Continued

Women of Ubisoft – Laura Courouble

Fifteen years ago, after playing Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Laura Courouble and her cousins fantasized about what it might be like to work at Ubisoft one day. Today, Courouble is an associate producer for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands, and just celebrated her eighth anniversary at Ubisoft. Growing up, Courouble was interested … Continued

E3 2018 – Lionel Raynaud talks shorter stories, player choice, and the future of AI

As Executive Vice President of Creative for Ubisoft’s Canadian studios, Lionel Raynaud has a hand in overseeing, shaping, and guiding the development of some of Ubisoft’s biggest franchises, including Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, and Rainbow Six Siege. During Ubisoft’s pre-E3 corporate event, he spoke about how Ubisoft’s design strategy is shifting to face the future, … Continued

Women of Ubisoft – Melissa MacCoubrey

Five years ago, Melissa MacCoubrey was a scriptwriting intern at Ubisoft Montreal. Today, she’s the narrative director for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. An alumna of Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Quebec, MacCoubrey studied English literature, theater, and creative writing before starting at Ubisoft in 2013. During her internship, MacCoubrey gained a wealth of experience by working on … Continued