Ubisoft Entertainment SA is a French video game publisher based in Montreuil, France, with several internal development studios across the world including Ubisoft Paris and Montreal, Massive Entertainment, and Blue Byte. The company was founded in 1986 by Christian, Claude, Gérard, Michel and Yves Guillemot. Yves Guillemot is most notable face of the company as its CEO.
Ubisoft is best known for publishing games in the Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, Just Dance, Prince of Persia, Rayman, Raving Rabbids, and Tom Clancy franchises. The Tom Clancy franchise alone includes over 40 games and several sub-franchises like Ghost Recon, Splinter Cell, Rainbow Six, and The Division.
Many of these franchises have become live service games after Ubisoft noticed that players enjoyed connected sandbox experiences with seamless switches between single and multiplayer modes more than single-player only games. The live service model continues to be their most common game type.
In a rare showing of negligence, the PlayStation Store has leaked official artwork for Far Cry 6, confirming the game's announcement. For weeks its been rumored we'd see a new Far Cry title be added to the list of games revealed at Ubisoft Foreward, which will be taking place on July 12th. The news kind […]
Ubisoft just dropped a new trailer for The Crew 2's next free update, as you'll be spending a lot of time in Los Angeles with the Summer In Hollywood. The update will be 23GB and include a number of improvements and additions, including a few new models to experiment with and classic cars from the […]
Over the weekend, Maxime Béland officially resigned from Ubisoft, formally leaving the company after abuse allegations arose. For those of you not in the loop, about a week and a half ago, allegations arose within the company against both Béland and Tommy François, prompting the company to release a statement saying they would be investigating […]
Ubisoft released a new trailer this week for Ubisoft Forward, showing off just a little more from two games now confirmed to be a part of the event. The live stream will take place next Sunday on July 12th, 2020, and will essentially be the showcase the company normally would have held at E3 2020 […]
If you believe the latest rumors on the internet today, it sounds like there's a pretty good chance Giancarlo Esposito will be in Farcry. Just to backtrack a bit on this one, for a couple of months now we've known from an investor call that there will be a new Farcry title announced this year. […]
Ubisoft's CEO released an internal memo today that's been made public regarding the company investigating allegations of sexual harassment. The company posted the entire memo online from Yves Guillemot, addressing the allegations, the investigation, and the company's plans moving forward. We have snippets of some of the more important highlights below, which include the interesting […]
Ubisoft dropped a big announcement on the general public today as they revealed a new free-to-play battle royale game called Hyper Scape. The game has been in development for a long time and has kind of been on the hush-hush, but a number of Twitch players knew about it ahead of time as the game […]
Ubisoft has officially launched the eight-player raid Operation Iron Horse into Tom Clancy's The Division 2 today. Operation Iron Horse is one of those missions that demonstrates how determined and ruthless the True Sons are, as you will not only have to face them and deal with all the secrets they're hiding but also have […]
After multiple allegations of misconduct have arisen at Ubisoft, the company has put two executives on leave and launched investigations. If you haven't been reading Twitter the past week or so, several women and men in the gaming industry have come out with hundreds of stories ranging from sexual harassment all the way to rape […]
This morning, Ubisoft officially launched the Rainbow Six Esports North American League with details of how the next few months will play out. The company originally revealed the league back in early May along with the news that there would be a United States and Canadian division, and the NA League would be part of […]
Those of you who were hoping the next DLC character in Samurai Shodown would be a name from the past, turns out you were very right. Today SNK revealed that the Warden from Ubisoft's For Honor would be the next character added in a major crossover for the game. Ubisoft was so proud of the […]
Today, Tom Clancy's The Division 2: Warlords Of New York will officially launch Season Two onto the Ubisoft servers. Players will now have a brand new three-month-long campaign to entertain them as you will now have to infiltrate and put an end to a new rough cell group as they try to continue the plans […]
This morning, Ubisoft dropped some info on the upcoming updates for Tom Clancy's The Division 2, including details on Season 2. A major update simply called Update 10 will start to unroll into the game on June 16th, and the second season for the Warlords of New York expansion will begin on June 23rd. Both […]
Ubisoft revealed today that they will be holding another free weekend for Rainbow Six Siege, running from June 11th-14th. This one plays out like most of the free weekends before it as you will get access across all platforms, which will give you immediate access to all maps, modes, and 20 legacy Operators. But with […]
A weird announcement this week from Ubisoft as the company showed off the different tiers of access for Trackmania. It's a Ubisoft title you don't really hear much about, but it does have a dedicated fanbase who enjoy racing against each other on these small but challenging courses. The latest one on the way this […]
In case you've had a need to take out religious extremists in Montana lately, Ubisoft is letting you play Far Cry 5 free this weekend. The company revealed the details today that you will be able to play it on UPlau on PC starting on Friday. This will be the primary game, none of the […]
Ubisoft has dropped a new free update into The Crew 2 as players can now explore a new world of options through Hobbies. According to the brief bit of info the company released today, Hobbies are a new feature that will reward players for completing activities in three distinct playstyles. By doing so, this will […]
Coming this holiday 2020, The Art of Assassin's Creed Valhalla from Dark Horse will be hitting shelves at your local comic book shop and bookstores nationwide. The official art book for the latest installment in the popular Assassin's Creed series gives players a look into the Viking experience set in an open, beautiful world, which […]
Ubisoft announced today that the Anno History Collection will be available on PC, bringing four of the series classic titles together. The four games that will be included in this title are Anno 1602 History Edition and its expansion, New Islands, New Adventure, Anno 1503 History Edition and its expansion "Treasures, Monsters & Pirates", Anno 1701 History […]
With all the talk about possibly re-releasing Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World: The Game, some new surprises have been coming out on social media. Aside from the usual fandom over the game and what people would like to see come out of what appears to be a tease from Ubisoft about possibly putting it back […]