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Ubisoft names Anika Grant chief people officer
Ubisoft names Anika Grant chief people officer
Publisher cites former Uber HR director's 19 years of experience "leading HR transformation" as it continues reform efforts after scandals
Assassin's Creed is bloated, unfocused and needs to shed some systems
E3 2021 Confirmed to be a Free Online-Only Event
E3 2021 Confirmed to be a Free Online-Only Event
The post E3 2021 Confirmed to be a Free Online-Only Event appeared first on Fextralife. The ESA confirms E3 2021 will be an online event and remains free for all to watch. The post E3 2021 Confirmed to be a Free Online-Only Event appeared first on Fextralife.
E3 2021 Confirmed for June 12th to 15th
E3 2021 Confirmed for June 12th to 15th
The digital-only event will feature Microsoft, Ubisoft, Nintendo and more participating.
Nintendo, Xbox and Ubisoft back digital-only E3 2021
Nintendo, Xbox and Ubisoft back digital-only E3 2021
But PlayStation and EA remain absent
It's Official: E3 Returns As An All-Digital, All-Free Event June 12
It's Official: E3 Returns As An All-Digital, All-Free Event June 12
Following the cancelation of 2020's event due to covid-19, and much rumor and speculation regarding this year’s iteration of what was once the most important video game trade show in the world, the Entertainment Software Association today announces E3 2021, a free all-digital event running June 12 through 15.
E3 2021 is now coming sooner, on June 12–15
E3 2021 is now coming sooner, on June 12–15
Publishers including Xbox, Capcom, Konami and Ubisoft will be showcasing their wares.
Ubisoft acquires anti-cheat developer GameBlocks
Ubisoft acquires anti-cheat developer GameBlocks
The acquisition was made by subsidiary i3D.net, which will integrate GameBlocks' middleware into its hosting platform
Far Cry 6 Developer Has “Exciting Content to Show” – Design Director
Far Cry 6 Developer Has “Exciting Content to Show” – Design Director
Ubisoft's Ted Timmins says to wait "just for a bit longer" for gameplay.
Ubisoft Is Making A Film About A Female Video Game Reviewer Who's
Ubisoft Is Making A Film About A Female Video Game Reviewer Who's "Unlucky In Love"
Too real. TOO REAL. Ubisoft's Film and Television department have just announced a deal with their 2020 Film & Television Fellow recipient, Annabel Seymour (pictured above), to secure a script for a feature film called "REPLAY". In
Cel-shaded shooter XIII is free for 48 hours from GOG
Cel-shaded shooter XIII is free for 48 hours from GOG
You can now grab Ubisoft's first-person-shooter XIII for free as part of GOG's Spring Sale.
V-Commandos, One Of My Favorite Board Games, Is Getting A Fancy Upgrade
V-Commandos, One Of My Favorite Board Games, Is Getting A Fancy Upgrade
I’ve written multiple times about V-Commandos on the site, a tactical WW2 stealth game made by some Ubisoft guys that is very good.
Assassin’s Creed narrative director Darby McDevitt departs Ubisoft
Assassin’s Creed narrative director Darby McDevitt departs Ubisoft
Job departures are a part of life, especially in game development.
Assassin's Creed Narrative Director Leaves Ubisoft After 10 Years
Assassin's Creed Narrative Director Leaves Ubisoft After 10 Years
Assassin's Creed narrative director Darby McDevitt leaves Ubisoft after 10 years for a 'new adventure.'
Assassin’s Creed narrative lead leaves Ubisoft after 10 years
Assassin’s Creed narrative lead leaves Ubisoft after 10 years
Assassin's Creed is losing its narrative director, as longtime story lead Darby McDevitt has announced that he's leaving Ubisoft for "a new adventure." McDevitt has been with Ubisoft for over a decade, and has actually been working with the Assassin's Creed series even longer.
Assassin's Creed narrative boss Darby McDevitt leaving Ubisoft
Assassin's Creed narrative boss Darby McDevitt leaving Ubisoft
Veteran Assassin's Creed writer Darby McDevitt is departing Ubisoft, he has announced. McDevitt most recently served as narrative director on Valhalla, where his work was praised by fans for tying in and tying up various plot-threads from throughout the series' labyrinthine lore.
New Immortals Fenyx Rising Narrative DLC Explores Chinese Mythology
New Immortals Fenyx Rising Narrative DLC Explores Chinese Mythology
Ubisoft Chengdu takes the reins for this new content. Immortals Fenyx Rising is a game about Greek Mythology and a hero named Fenyx, but in the new DLC - which launches today - players will take on the role of Ku, in a quest inspired by a Chinese myth called "Nuwa Mends the Heavens". The Myths of the Eastern Realm DLC is a self-contained story about Ku trying to help the goddess Nuwa to restore the gods and save humanity, solving puzzles similar to the base game's Vaults of Tartarus, and using new abilities to defeat monsters and demons.
Upcoming Rainbow Six Siege patch Y6S1.1 fixes recoil bug and more
Upcoming Rainbow Six Siege patch Y6S1.1 fixes recoil bug and more
As Ubisoft continues showing full support for Rainbow Six Siege, players can expect even more content updates and patches to come in the coming months.
Immortals Fenyx Rising – Myths of the Eastern Realm launches today on PS4 and PS5
Immortals Fenyx Rising – Myths of the Eastern Realm launches today on PS4 and PS5
Immortals Fenyx Rising – Myths of the Eastern Realm is out today on PS4 and PS5, letting players embark on an all-new DLC adventure inspired by Chinese mythology and led by the team at Ubisoft Chengdu.
Watch Dogs Legion is free to play for the weekend
Watch Dogs Legion is free to play for the weekend
The online co-op mode went live on PC yesterday and Ubisoft would like you to give it a try.
Watch Dogs: Legion gets a free trial this week
Watch Dogs: Legion gets a free trial this week
Watch Dogs: Legion gets a free trial this week, Ubisoft has announced. The trial runs from 25th to 29th March on all platforms.
Watch Dogs: Legion Will Be Free To Play This Weekend
Watch Dogs: Legion Will Be Free To Play This Weekend
Watch Dogs: Legion, Ubisoft’s open-world hacker game, will be free-to-play on Xbox, PlayStation, and PC starting March 25, the developer announced today in a blog post. Read more...
Amazon Games opens Montreal studio
Amazon Games opens Montreal studio
The outfit will focus on a new online multiplayer IP, under the direction of veterans from Ubisoft Montreal's Rainbow Six Siege team
Massive’s Star Wars Game – 5 Eras We Would Like It To Tackle
Massive’s Star Wars Game – 5 Eras We Would Like It To Tackle
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away- but when exactly?
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Next DLC Wrath of Druids Launches April 29th
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Next DLC Wrath of Druids Launches April 29th
The post Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Next DLC Wrath of Druids Launches April 29th appeared first on Fextralife. Ostara Festival is now live.
Rainbow Six Quarantine PC Requirements Have Leaked Thanks to Recent Technical Test
Rainbow Six Quarantine PC Requirements Have Leaked Thanks to Recent Technical Test
Minimum and recommended requirements for the co-op shooter seem to have leaked in full.
Ubisoft deploys urgent hotfix to
Ubisoft deploys urgent hotfix to "address a rise in crashing" in Assassin's Creed Valhalla
Ubisoft has removed newly-added decorations and quests from Assassin's Creed Valhalla after the content caused players' systems to crash. Ostara Festival arrived in Ravensthorpe earlier this week as part of Valhalla's seasonal free content.
Watch Dogs: Legion online mode launches on PC, patch included
Watch Dogs: Legion online mode launches on PC, patch included
It has been about two weeks since Ubisoft decided to put the launch of Watch Dogs: Legion‘s online mode for PC on hold indefinitely.
Watch Dogs Legion's online modes are available now
Watch Dogs Legion's online modes are available now
The first Tactical Op will arrive next week
Rainbow Six Siege’s server upgrade is nearly complete
Rainbow Six Siege’s server upgrade is nearly complete
The server migration that Ubisoft announced for multiplayer co-op game Rainbow Six Siege last month is now nearly complete, and the company says that should be noticeable on the user side in the form of more reliable framerates and match connectivity. The migration for PC and PlayStation servers is "nearly global", Ubisoft says, with the last remaining migration due in the South Africa data center still left to be done.
Have You Played… Immortals Fenyx Rising?
Have You Played… Immortals Fenyx Rising?
Bad name + bad humour = game of the year?
Capcom Switch And 3DS Sale Discounts Monster Hunter, Mega Man, Resident Evil And More (North America)
Capcom Switch And 3DS Sale Discounts Monster Hunter, Mega Man, Resident Evil And More (North America)
Up to 60% off! Joining Ubisoft with its current Switch eShop sale, Capcom has kicked off its own set of discounts across both the Nintendo Switch and 3DS systems. This new publisher sale takes up to 60% off a range of top games, including titles from popular series like Monster Hunter, Resident Evil, Devil May Cry and more. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Assassin's Creed Valhalla's First Expansion Out Next Month
Assassin's Creed Valhalla's First Expansion Out Next Month
As if Assassin’s Creed Valhalla wasn’t already big enough, the game’s first major expansion, Wrath of the Druids, will be out on April 29, Ubisoft announced today in a blog post. Read more...
Ubisoft Switch Sale Takes Up To 83% Off Top Games (North America)
Ubisoft Switch Sale Takes Up To 83% Off Top Games (North America)
Mario + Rabbids, Just Dance, Assassin's Creed and more! Publisher Ubisoft has kicked off a brand new sale on the Nintendo Switch eShop, giving you the chance to pick up a number of digital games at very welcome prices. There's a range of deals on offer, with the highest reaching a whopping 83% off.
Rainbow Six Siege Crimson Heist battle pass guide: how to rank up
Rainbow Six Siege Crimson Heist battle pass guide: how to rank up
Want to know more about the Rainbow Six Siege Crimson Heist battle pass? Ubisoft has decided to switch from the year pass to a battle pass, scrapping the system that has been in place since the game’s inception.
Rainbow Six Siege kicks off sixth year today with new season Crimson Heist
Rainbow Six Siege kicks off sixth year today with new season Crimson Heist
Ubisoft's online tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege officially enters its sixth year of content updates today, 16th March, and things kick off with the launch of new season Crimson Heist on Xbox, PlayStation, and PC. Crimson Heist's flagship addition is new operator Flores, a "sly and tactical" Attacker character hailing from Argentina.
Looks like the Rainbow Six Quarantine beta is getting started
Looks like the Rainbow Six Quarantine beta is getting started
Ubisoft's PvE Rainbow Six Siege spinoff might still be in need of a final name, but it looks like some players are getting to play it soon.
Rainbow Six Siege’s latest season Crimson Heist starts today
Rainbow Six Siege’s latest season Crimson Heist starts today
Greetings Operators. The team at Ubisoft wanted to drop an update on Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege’s latest season.
Assassin's Creed: Valhalla Adds Fan-Requested Feature - But Fans Aren't Happy How It's Been Added
Assassin's Creed: Valhalla Adds Fan-Requested Feature - But Fans Aren't Happy How It's Been Added
Ubisoft has added a much-requested item transmog feature to Assassin's Creed Valhalla, but fans aren't happy with how it works.
Rainbow Six Siege’s Crimson Heist update is about to drop
Rainbow Six Siege’s Crimson Heist update is about to drop
Crimson Heist kicks off Rainbow Six Siege's Year Six on March 16, and Ubisoft has now announced the whens and how bigs of the multiplayer game's next big patch.
Assassin's Creed Valhalla Gets Transmog In Next Big Update
Assassin's Creed Valhalla Gets Transmog In Next Big Update
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s 1.2 update arrives tomorrow and adds transmog so that players can finally wear whatever they want without hurting their stats while murdering the English countryside. Read more...
Roblox Is Now Worth More Than Ubisoft and Take-Two Combined: What Does This Mean for Gaming?
Roblox Is Now Worth More Than Ubisoft and Take-Two Combined: What Does This Mean for Gaming?
Roblox went public last week and is worth $45 billion -- why is Roblox so interesting to people with money, and what does that tell us about games as a whole?
Why the founders of Kolibri Games are leaving their idle goldmine
Why the founders of Kolibri Games are leaving their idle goldmine
Daniel Stammler and Janosch Sadowski on their five-year journey from student startup to tech investors, and why they sold to Ubisoft
Watch Dogs: Legion to Get Crossplay and Cross-Generation-Play
Watch Dogs: Legion to Get Crossplay and Cross-Generation-Play
Ubisoft has confirmed that Watch Dogs: Legion's online modes will add crossplay and cross-generation-play in a future update.
Crossplay and cross-generational-play are on the way for Watch Dogs Legion Online Modes
Crossplay and cross-generational-play are on the way for Watch Dogs Legion Online Modes
Ubisoft has confirmed that crossplay and cross-generation-play is on the way to Watch Dogs Legion's Online Modes. While there's no firm schedule for release just yet, the official Watch Dogs Twitter account has recently begun responding to requests for the feature by stating that "the development team is working on adding this feature to the game with a later update". "While crossplay and cross-generation-play is currently not available for the Watch Dogs: Legion Online Mode, the development team is working on adding this feature to the game with a later update," a Ubisoft representative said in just one of several tweets made by the official social media account over the last few days. Read more
Immortals Fenyx Rising – Myths of the Eastern Realm release date drops
Immortals Fenyx Rising – Myths of the Eastern Realm release date drops
Immortals Fenyx Rising started off as an adventure all about Greek mythology and fantasy, but Ubisoft is about to take things to new lands in the upcoming expansion.
Immortals Fenyx Rising's second DLC Myths of the Eastern Realm gets March release date
Immortals Fenyx Rising's second DLC Myths of the Eastern Realm gets March release date
Immortals Fenyx Rising, Ubisoft's greek mythology inspired open-world adventure, will be getting its second helping of paid post-launch DLC on 25th March. Myths of the Eastern Realm, as it's known, moves away from Immortals' usual Olympian action, instead following a new hero, Ku, on a journey - taking place long before events of the main game - across a new open-world map inspired by Chinese mythology. "When a brutal war breaks out between Heaven and Earth," explains Ubisoft, "humanity is turned back into the clay that the Goddess Nuwa formed them from.
Roblox Goes Public, Wall Street Decides It's Worth Six Bethesdas
Roblox Goes Public, Wall Street Decides It's Worth Six Bethesdas
The Roblox Corporation, maker of the online game creation platform Roblox, went public yesterday, selling shares in the company on the New York Stock Exchange for the first time since it was founded back in 2004.
Roblox makes its stock market debut, goes toe-to-toe with EA
Roblox makes its stock market debut, goes toe-to-toe with EA
Roblox is suddenly rubbing shoulders with EA, blasting past the market cap of Take-Two and Ubisoft.
Watch Dogs: Legion Online Mode is Now Available
Watch Dogs: Legion Online Mode is Now Available
Co-op missions, random events and Spiderbot Arena available now on consoles and Stadia.
Watch Dogs: Legion Multiplayer Delayed on PC
Watch Dogs: Legion Multiplayer Delayed on PC
Ubisoft will "communicate the new launch date as soon as possible."
Watch Dogs: Legion's online mode is delayed indefinitely on PC
Watch Dogs: Legion's online mode is delayed indefinitely on PC
Due to an issue with "certain GPUs" causing the game to crash
Assassin's Creed Syndicate Has The Best Ending Of The Series
Assassin's Creed Syndicate Has The Best Ending Of The Series
When I think of Assassin’s Creed games, I often remember big cities, cool assassinations, climbing tall towers, and maybe some sea shanties.
Watch Dogs: Legion's Multiplayer On PC Has Been Delayed Indefinitely Because Of Bugs
Watch Dogs: Legion's Multiplayer On PC Has Been Delayed Indefinitely Because Of Bugs
Yesterday, Ubisoft announced that Watch Dogs Legion’s online mode on PC has been delayed indefinitely due to serious bugs that need to be fixed.
The Division 2 Will Get A New Mode Later This Year, But Not Much Else
The Division 2 Will Get A New Mode Later This Year, But Not Much Else
Good news for Division 2 players: Ubisoft and Massive have laid out plans for the future of the game, including a brand new mode later this year.
Watch Dogs Legion multiplayer is delayed indefinitely on PC
Watch Dogs Legion multiplayer is delayed indefinitely on PC
"We will communicate the new launch date as soon as possible," says Ubisoft.
Watch Dogs: Legion's online mode delayed on PC
Watch Dogs: Legion's online mode delayed on PC
Watch Dogs: Legion's online mode is delayed on PC, Ubisoft said.
The Division 2 to get a game mode entirely new to the franchise late 2021
The Division 2 to get a game mode entirely new to the franchise late 2021
The Division 2 will get a game mode entirely new to the franchise in its next major update, currently slated for late 2021. Ubisoft Massive said it's also looking at new ways for players to progress their agent "with an emphasis on increasing build variety and viability". This new update is still in the early stages of development, Ubisoft Massive cautioned, and will take several months to complete.
Of Course Ikumi Nakamura's Rainbow Six Siege Skins Are Dope
Of Course Ikumi Nakamura's Rainbow Six Siege Skins Are Dope
I don’t play Rainbow Six Siege, but Ubisoft’s recent collaboration with Ikumi Nakamura might change my mind. Read more...
Save Up to 75% During the Ubisoft Publisher Sale on the Xbox Store
Save Up to 75% During the Ubisoft Publisher Sale on the Xbox Store
Are you ready to feel the rush of raiding with Vikings in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla? Maybe it’s time to absorb the breathtaking views of Montana in Far Cry 5, or traverse the streets of a near-future London with your hacker crew in Watch Dogs: Legion? Perhaps you just want to soar through a unique spin […]
Google Reportedly Also Paid Upwards Of $20 Million For Ubisoft Titles
Google Reportedly Also Paid Upwards Of $20 Million For Ubisoft Titles
Take-Two wasn't the only company raking it in from Google.
Google reportedly paid $20m for Ubisoft ports on Stadia
Google reportedly paid $20m for Ubisoft ports on Stadia
Take-Two was also paid "tens of millions of dollars" for Red Dead Redemption 2 and NBA 2K
Ubisoft says new updates are coming to Ghost Recon Breakpoint throughout 2021
Ubisoft says new updates are coming to Ghost Recon Breakpoint throughout 2021
Ghost Recon Breakpoint didn't exactly impress when it launched back in 2019 but Ubisoft has stuck with the game, finessing and expanding the experience along the way - and it's now pledged to continue that process throughout this year. Breakpoint was, according to Eurogamer contributor Vikki Blake, "a broken, swirling vortex of recycled Ubisoft mechanics stamped across a dismal, forgettable world" at launch.
Report: Stadia Blew Millions On Red Dead Redemption 2 And Other Ports
Report: Stadia Blew Millions On Red Dead Redemption 2 And Other Ports
Just how badly did Google’s Stadia video game streaming service flop when it launched back in 2019? According to a new report by Bloomberg, it underperformed its sales target by hundreds of thousands of users, despite spending “tens of millions of dollars” secure ports of big blockbuster games. Read more...
Ghost Recon Breakpoint will get updates throughout 2021
Ghost Recon Breakpoint will get updates throughout 2021
Ubisoft isn't giving up on the troubled co-op shooter yet.
Hyper Scape is gearing up for Season 3: Shadow Rising, coming this March
Hyper Scape is gearing up for Season 3: Shadow Rising, coming this March
It’s been a while since we’ve had much to say about Hyper Scape, but it appears that Ubisoft isn’t ready to give up on the game just yet.
Splendid city builder Anno 1800 is having a free weekend to celebrate third season of DLC
Splendid city builder Anno 1800 is having a free weekend to celebrate third season of DLC
Anno 1800, Ubisoft's superb Industrial-Revolution-era city builder, is getting a third season of paid DLC starting today, 23rd February, and to celebrate, the game free to try this weekend. Anno's free weekend starts this Thursday, 25th February, and runs until Monday, 1st March, during which players can put the excellent base game through its paces on PC. Those appropriately smitten will be able to purchase the full experience at a discounted price, with the Standard Edition costing £24.99 (a 50% saving), and the Gold Edition Year 3 (which includes the base game, deluxe pack, and third season pass) reduced by 35% at £43.54.
Rainbow Six Siege’s Blackbeard could get “a complete rework, a bit like Tachanka”
Rainbow Six Siege’s Blackbeard could get “a complete rework, a bit like Tachanka”
Earlier this week, Ubisoft Montreal revealed in the Rainbow Six Siege Year 6 Season 1 designer notes that Blackbeard is in for some key nerfs when Crimson Heist's launch arrives.
Rainbow Six Siege Year 6 release date, operators, and roadmap
Rainbow Six Siege Year 6 release date, operators, and roadmap
Now Ubisoft has announced it's full plan for Year 6, let's take a look at the roadmap, including every update coming in Year 6 and Crimson Heist. Year 6 sees a revamp of the usual annual content plan, making big changes to season updates starting with an operator landing in each season, as well as some operator reworks, and battle pass changes.
Watch Dogs: Legion Online Launches March 9
Watch Dogs: Legion Online Launches March 9
Open world co-op, invasions, multiplayer missions, and more are coming to the game.
Watch Dogs Legion's online mode launches in March
Watch Dogs Legion's online mode launches in March
Two to four hackers are better than one