Corporate Updates

Ubisoft expanding in Europe, new studios opening in Bordeaux and Berlin

Ubisoft is strengthening its creative forces in Europe with the announcement of two new development studios opening in Bordeaux, France, and Berlin, Germany, later this year. Harnessing the creative energies of two of Europe’s most exciting cities, these new studios will focus on AAA multiplatform development and will assist in creating new games for some … Continued

Ubisoft devs hit the Develop 30 under 30

Around this time every year, Develop Magazine publish their “30 under 30” list. This highlights the 30 young people (well, young to me) who’ve made an impact in game development over the past year. People considered to be making the industry a better place.  Finding yourself on this list is kind-of-a-big-deal, as Develop is the … Continued

Ubisoft at GDC 2017

Once again, developers from around the world are assembling in San Francisco from Feb 27 through March 3 for the industry’s largest conference on video game development. As always, the aptly named Game Developers Conference will be packed with activity, including an impressive roster of speakers, panels and our annual Ubisoft Lounge. To help make … Continued

Richard Blenkinsop heads up Reflections and new Leamington studio

There’s a new sheriff in town at Ubisoft Reflections. At the back end of last year, after four years in charge, much-loved (and slightly eccentric) Managing Director Pauline Langourieux chose to follow her heart into a more hands-on production position within the studio. Pauline has a long and storied history in production at Ubisoft, stretching … Continued

French studios MD Xavier Poix talks Switch

If you eagerly tuned in for the Nintendo Switch Presentation yesterday, you probably already know that we will be bringing Just Dance 2017, Steep and Rayman Legends to the new console! More than just upcoming Switch titles, these three games have something else in common; they’ve all been developed by teams in our French studios. … Continued

Ubisoft and the future of AI

The nucl.AI Conference – held in Vienna last summer – gathered together leading artificial intelligence programmers from various creative industries. Among them were Philip Dunstan, lead AI programmer at Massive Entertainment and senior AI programmer on The Division, and Chris Seddon, AI team lead from Ubisoft Toronto, who worked on Far Cry Primal. The two … Continued

Last day to get free Ubisoft classics

As part of Ubisoft’s 30 days of Giveaways, today is your last chance to get hold of all 7 of the Ubisoft classics offered up as free monthly downloads during the company’s 30th anniversary year. All for free, all in a few clicks. Think of it as an early Christmas present from Uncle Yves. There’s … Continued