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.
Ubisoft finally released details of the next addition to Rainbow Six Siege as we look at the two operatives and map for Operation Steel Wave. The two new operators you'll be playing with are Ace, a new Attacker from Norway, and Melusi, a new Defender from South Africa. Ace comes with a new breaching gadget […]
Ubisoft is looking to get a mobile clone of Rainbow Six Siege taken off the market, and they're suing Apple and Google to make it happen. If you're not a regular app player, you may not have noticed that a new game popped up recently from Alibaba Group Holdings and Qookka Games called Area F2. […]
If you believe the latest scuttlebutt happening this weekend, it seems like Ubisoft may be looking into acquiring more studios. Apparently, the company made it clear that should the opportunity present itself, they would look at it and take advantage of the situation. The word of this came from Video Games Chronicle, where they reference […]
This morning, Ubisoft revealed they will be throwing their own livestream event this summer to show off new content called Ubisoft Forward. Every year at E3, the company usually throws a press conference which also turns into a celebration in a theater about what they're doing for the next calendar year. Which is often started […]
Assassin's Creed Valhalla is the latest entry into the long-running series from Ubisoft. It is arguably the most anticipated for some time as well, as the game is set in the viking world. Many players were excited about the games official announcement not too long ago, and this morning during the Xbox 20/20 stream they […]
This morning, Ubisoft kicked off a brand new event in Rainbow Six Siege as players will now compete in The Grand Larceny. The event will last two weeks from May 5th-19th, givng you a new version of the 5-v-5 battle scenario that is different from all the rest in the game. This one is inspired […]
This morning, Ubisoft announced a brand new Rainbow Six Siege esports league focused on the North American market. With the Rainbow Six Pro League being retired, the Rainbow Six North American League will focus on two specific regions, Canada and the United States, along with the North American Challenger League. So far we know that […]
Ubisoft officially announced today they were releasing Assassin's Creed Valhalla for the upcoming 2020 holiday season. Much like its predecessor Odyssey did for Ancient Greece, you will be taken down the road of the Viking experience in Northern Europe for another open-world experience. The game's vibrant settings and brutal battles are set in England's Dark […]
During its most recent Stadia Connect presentation on Tuesday (April 28), a familiar board game made its way to the platform: Monopoly. The familiar property-buying bonanza that we all know and love has now made a home for itself on Stadia, bringing everything from the colorful board itself to the iconic pieces (the shoe, the […]
Ubisoft is offering up another free game as players can dive into a free week of Monopoly Plus on UPlay, starting today. The company is doing so to provide entertainment for people at home while the coronavirus is still keeping many in lockdown or self-quarantine. According to the company, this initiative "provides people opportunities to […]
Ubisoft is offering all of their players a chance to own Assassin's Creed 2 for free, but you can only snag the game for a limited time. The company is trying to help those who are stuck at home to help occupy their time by offering a free game that they can keep for good. […]
Ubisoft had a bit of a surprise for fans of Rocksmith Remastered this past week as the company released a new DLC pack, but sadly, it will be the last. Back on Friday, the San Francisco team quietly released a brand new notice to fans letting them know about the future of the game. Unfortunately, […]
Ubisoft announced today that players can try Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint with a free trial with and a friend pass for a limited time. The trial period allows players to get in six hours of gameplay for free, as well as the ability to join up with friends who own the game to fight […]
Ubisoft revealed the first DLC for Anno 1800 now that Season 2 has kicked off, bringing you closer to domination over a city with Seat Of Power. Aside from the idea that this free update will let you build much more lavish buildings that will make people think you're French royalty, you'll also gain power […]
Ubisoft made a pretty cool announcement of sorts for Rainbow Six Siege that will impact the way players interact when the next generation of consoles are released. In a recent blog interview on their website, the company chatted with creative director Leroy Athanassoff about the future plans for the game. Right near the start, we […]
Ubisoft has added a new version of UNO into the game on the UPlay servers as players can now try their hands at UNO Flip. This version of the game comes as a purchasable DLC pack, which you can get on the PC version as well as all the consoles versions for $5. Along with […]
While a lot of the gaming companies addressing coronavirus have essentially been doing a copy and paste response, Ubisoft employees received a personal touch. Kotaku is reporting about a letter shared with them by Ubisoft staff from the company's CEO, Yves Guillemot. You can read the full letter below, which shows a little bit of […]
Ubisoft hasn't been doing a lot with Just Dance 2020 since launch beyond limited-time playlists, but this week they announced Season 2 has begun. The word came down on Twitter that the season would run from March 12th until May 14th, and would include three exclusive songs for you to play during that time. Not […]
Ubisoft revealed this week that they'll be adding more games to the Stadia library from their own collection, including a familiar board game. The big three that will be arriving within the next few weeks are Monopoly, Tom Clancy's The Division 2, and The Crew 2. We have the official descriptions they gave for Stadia […]
Coronavirus is still wreaking havoc on the gaming industry left and right, and Ubisoft is just one more of the companies affected by E3 2020's untimely cancellation. Because Ubisoft won't be headed to the show this year, instead it will be holding a special online-only event to replace what it had planned for the exhibition. […]