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E3 2018 – Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot answers your questions

This year at E3 2018, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot sat down to answer some of the most frequent and pressing questions he receives from fans. Check out the video below for his thoughts on Ubisoft’s partnerships with Nintendo, the scope of Beyond Good and Evil 2, the future of gaming, and the community’s desire for … Continued

Women of Ubisoft – Elizabeth Loverso

As a 19-year veteran at Ubisoft, Elizabeth Loverso has worked on some of the company’s biggest franchises, from Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear to Tom Clancy’s The Division. Now, as the Vice President of Product Development at Red Storm Entertainment, a Ubisoft studio, she oversees all aspects of game development within the studio. While … Continued

Women of Ubisoft – Lesley Phord-Toy

Things at Ubisoft Toronto would be quite different without Lesley Phord-Toy. As the fifth employee of a studio of more than 700 people today, Phord-Toy was hired as a producer when the studio opened in 2010. Since then, she has worked on multiple games, including Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist, Assassin’s Creed Unity, and Watch … Continued

Women of Ubisoft – Raha Bouda

The first time I met Raha Bouda, she was the interviewer and I was the interviewee. Now, more than a year later, our roles are reversed. If it weren’t for her, the Women of Ubisoft series would not exist; not only was she partially responsible for hiring me, but she has also helped provide a … Continued

How Ubisoft is putting the spotlight on accessibility

This past March, the Assassin’s Creed Origins team earned the Barrier Breaker Award from DAGERS – a site dedicated to evaluating accessibility in games – for its subtitles, which include nametags for spoken dialogue, readable font size, and a background to ensure the text doesn’t blend in with the environment. While the team was honored to win … Continued

Women of Ubisoft – Stéphanie Perotti

The energy of the Game Developers Conference is unlike any other convention. There’s an eagerness bubbling up, as young and prospective game-industry professionals wander around San Francisco’s Moscone Center and the surrounding areas looking to network. As I meet with Stéphanie Perotti at the Xbox Women in Gaming Rally, the energy is much more relaxed. … Continued

Women of Ubisoft – Liza Shkirando

For the first 26 years of her life, Liza Shkirando never played a video game. It wasn’t until she took a course on game psychology during graduate school that she really began to understand and appreciate the history and importance of games in society. Upon receiving her Master’s degree in Interactive Design, Shkirando pursued an … Continued

New Ubisoft Studio Opening in Winnipeg

A new Ubisoft studio is coming to Winnipeg, Manitoba, joining the Ubisoft Canadian Studios collective of AAA development teams in Montreal, Quebec City, Saguenay, and Toronto. The studio will play a key role as a co-development studio, supporting popular franchises including Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry by developing tools and technology to enable teams to … Continued

Far Cry 5 breaks series sales records

Ubisoft announced that Far Cry 5 more than doubled first-week sell-through of Far Cry 4, making Far Cry 5 the fastest selling title in the franchise’s history. Digital distribution accounted for more than 50 percent of those sales. Far Cry 5 now represents the second biggest launch ever for a Ubisoft game, behind only Tom … Continued