Ubisoft’s Annual Revenues Are Down Despite Significant Increase In Q4 Sales

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Ubisoft has released its financial report for the full year of 2021-2022 which shows a big dip in revenue compared to the previous fiscal year. The past year’s total sales amounted to €2.13 billion (roughly $2.2 million), a 4.4% drop from last year’s €2.2 million ($2.28 million), although it’s fourth quarter earnings were significantly better year-over-year at €708 million ($735 [...]

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Ubisoft Touts New Cloud Computing Platform As The Solution To PC Hardware Limitations

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Ubisoft has unveiled an innovative new cloud computing platform called Ubisoft Scalar that could effectively remove the limitations imposed by traditional PC hardware. The new platform is designed to work alongside and enhance existing game engines and allow for real-time updates without service interruption allowing developers to create bigger, better, and more complex games. Ubisoft Scalar was announced by the [...]

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Ubisoft Investigates Last Week’s ‘Cyber Security Incident’, Says No Account Data Was Compromised

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Ubisoft sent out an email earlier this week informing users that they were resetting their account passwords in response to a “cyber security incident” last week. Don’t worry. The studio assures users that no accounts or player IDs were compromised during the attack and that they’re now looking into the incident. “Last week, Ubisoft experienced a cyber security incident that [...]

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Skull And Bones Associate Game Director Leaves Ubisoft After Nearly 15 Years With The Studio

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After over 14 years in Ubisoft, Skull and Bones Associate Game Director Antoine Henry has left the company to pursue other opportunities. Henry first joined the studio’s headquarters in Paris, France in 2007 before transferring to the Singapore office in 2014 as Lead Game Designer for the upcoming pirate-themed MMO. He was promoted to Associate Game Director in 2017 and [...]

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Players Aren’t Buying Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint NFTs

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In not-everyone-is-into-NFTs news, Ubisoft’s recently-released Ghost Recon NFTs aren’t selling as well as the company had hoped and are apparently gathering virtual dust on its virtual shelves. According to Kotaku, only a handful of Ghost Recon Breakpoint players have jumped at the chance to purchase the limited-edition cosmetic items. The fact that you have to be an actual Breakpoint player [...]

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Ubisoft Reveals NFT Project: Ubisoft Quartz

Ubisoft revealed their NFT (non-fungible token) project on December 7th, 2021. Titled Ubisoft Quartz, the goal of the project is to allow players to earn, trade, and sell in-game cosmetic items. Each item will have a serial number, making them one of a kind. Additionally, the names of all previous owners of each item will be permanently embedded into the [...]

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Ubisoft Employees Petition Public For Support, Company Offers Pay Raises

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While the entire gaming industry has been focused on Activision Blizzard and the scandal surrounding the company, Ubisoft’s own problems with sexual harassment, discrimination, and mismanagement have seemingly taken a back seat. Current and former employees, however, are stepping up their fight for better working conditions with a petition asking the public for support to help force management to comply [...]

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Ubisoft Sees Potential In Blockchain Technology, Invests In Blockchain Gaming Company

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It looks like NFT and blockchain technology will soon be making its way into mainstream gaming as French video game giant Ubisoft announces their recent investment in a blockchain gaming company called Animoca Brands. The company also revealed vague plans to use blockchain technology in future games, paving the way for other big-name companies to do the same. Ubisoft CFO [...]

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Ubisoft Singapore Employees Report Racism, Toxicity, And Sexual Harassment Within The Studio

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With Activision Blizzard under scrutiny for alleged sexual harassment and discrimination, it’s inevitable that other cases of the same nature will be resurfacing in the days ahead. Kotaku, the online gaming news site responsible for the 2018 Riot Games exposé, has published a new article digging into Ubisoft and the company’s history of sexual harassment. Last year, Ubisoft came under [...]

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