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Ubisoft CEO: Key Xbox One X Feature Means ‘Overall Better Games’

The Xbox One X is wowing developers. An interview published Saturday with Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot reveals that the company is one of the many fans of the upcoming $499 console, for one reason in particular: it’s powerful. The new machine, set to launch this November, packs a serious punch. Where the Xbox One had 1.31 teraflops of graphics power, the One X boosts this to a staggering six teraflops. That means the new console …

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Ubisoft CEO Talks Huge Potential Of China, Vivendi Threat, Xbox One X, And More

GameSpot recently visited Ubisoft’s studios in Singapore and Shanghai, while we also toured ChinaJoy and brought you pictures from the massive Chinese gaming show. As part of our trip, we had the opportunity to speak with Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot for a conversation about Ubisoft’s efforts in Southeast Asia and other industry topics. We’ll have a bigger feature coming up that covers what we learned on the trip, but for now, you can check out …

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Best game deals of the week: Amazon PC Gaming sale, PlayStation Store Ubisoft sale and more

This week the PlayStation Store launched its Ubisoft sale, allowing you to score discounts on several Assassin’s Creed titles, Steep and more. Other game highlights of the week include markdowns on Nintendo Switch titles such as Arms and Splatoon 2. In terms of hardware deals, you have until end of day today to shop Amazon’s PC Gaming sale. Hardware & Accessories Games Miscellaneous Looking for tech deals? Check out The Verge’s roundup here. Polygon Deals …

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Ubisoft Is Targeting Millennials’ Gaming Habits With Skull And Bones

by Tanner Dedmon | August 4, 2017 Ubisoft’s upcoming seafaring PvP game called Skull and Bones may not sound like a game that would be particularly relatable to younger generations with its historic, pirate-y combat, but according to Ubisoft, they know exactly how to market to millennials with games like these. In an interview with Mashable, Yves Guillemot, the CEO of Ubisoft, spoke about the gaming company’s efforts to keep up with an industry …

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Xbox One X Gets A Strong Endorsement From Ubisoft, Who Think It Will Grow The Industry

(Photo: Microsoft) As we recently established, the upcoming Xbox One X has more support than you might think. Over 80 upcoming or existing games are preparing some sort of Xbox One X visual upgrades, with Ubisoft being one of the system’s biggest supporters. Assassin’s Creed Origins, Far Cry 5, For Honor, and Ghost Recon Wildlands will all be enhanced for Xbox One X, and it sounds like more support is on the way. GameSpot recently …

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Xbox One X Will Help Grow The Industry, Ubisoft CEO Says

One of the biggest storylines in gaming this year is Microsoft’s Xbox One X. The super-powerful $500 console launches in November, and Ubisoft believes it could have a big impact on the industry overall. Speaking to GameSpot, CEO Yves Guillemot started off by saying Assassin’s Creed: Origins, which Microsoft is a marketing partner for, takes “good advantage” of the console. He went on to say that he’s encouraged by the move by Microsoft to focus …

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Gaming Giant Ubisoft Names UM as Its U.S. Media Agency of Record – Adweek

Entertainment and gaming company Ubisoft has chosen UM as its U.S. media agency of record after a competitive review that started in late 2016. The IPG Mediabrands network’s San Francisco office will handle planning and buying duties for the company, which is best known for the Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry and Just Dance game series. “The impressive and thorough work by UM made it an easy decision to select them as our agency,” read a …

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Ubisoft confirms that Skull and Bones will have a single-player ‘narrative campaign’

Ubisoft said when it announced the high-seas swashbuckling sim Skull and Bones that the game will support both solo and co-op play—”Raid the Hunting Grounds alone or group with other players to hunt larger prey,” to be precise—but the focus was clearly on the multiplayer side of things. For those of you who don’t like to share the booty, or get ganked by tricked-out frigates, there will be a proper single-player campaign included as well.  …

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Four big stories from E3 2017: Xbox One X, Super Mario Odyssey, Ubisoft, Spider-Man – Tech News

Spidey works to save civilians and makes sure the bad guys don’t fall to their deaths. — AFP Relaxnews A US$499 (RM2,130) price for the Xbox One X encourages console fans to value premium performance, a Super Mario Odyssey hat leads fans to question the nature of Mario’s existence, and Spider-Man differentiates itself from the superhero action genre’s standard, the Batman: Arkham franchise.  Xbox One X pegs US$499 price Four years after the Xbox One …

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Four Major Happenings at The E3 2017: Xbox One X, Spider-Man, Ubisoft, Super Mario Odyssey

A $499 price for the Xbox One X encourages console fans to value premium performance, a “Super Mario Odyssey” hat leads fans to question the nature of Mario’s existence, and “Spider-Man” differentiates itself from the superhero action genre’s standard, the “Batman: Arkham” franchise. Xbox One X pegs $499 price Four years after the Xbox One launched, the souped-up Xbox One X arrives and comes in with the same $499 price tag. One key difference is …

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E3 2017 day 2 wrap-up: Destiny 2 on PC, Wolfenstein returns, and Ubisoft games galore

E3 2017 day 2 wrap-up: Destiny 2 on PC, Wolfenstein returns, and Ubisoft games galore | PCWorld Day two of E3 is a wrap! Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. The second day of E3 proper is in the bag! Join us as we talk about Destiny 2, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, Assassin’s Creed: Origins, Far Cry 5, The Crew 2, and Skull & Bones. …

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Free Play Weekend For These Three Ubisoft PC Games Starts Tomorrow

Looking for something new to play this weekend? Ubisoft has announced a pre-E3 promotion where you can download and play three of its PC games for free this coming weekend for a limited time. The three free games include the third-person shooter The Division, extreme sports game Steep, and platforming/racing game Trials Fusion. The games will unlock on Friday, June 9, though you can pre-load them right now through Ubisoft’s Uplay store. The promotion is …

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Rainbow Six Siege PS4 and Xbox One update: Ubisoft reveal Operators improvement before dep | Gaming | Entertainment

Rainbow Six Siege Patch 2.2.1 goes live for testing on PC later today and hopes to tackle some of the game biggest issues. Ubisoft have confirmed that a partial build is being released today, followed by a full deployment for PC players on June 6. Unfortunately for Rainbow Six Siege PS4 and Xbox One players, the development have yet to finalise a release date for consoles, meaning a much longer wait could be on the …

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Nintendo Switch Games list: Ubisoft make ‘great games’ reveal and tease Super Mario title

NINTENDO Nintendo Switch Games news revealed by Ubisoft along with unannounced Super Mario release tease It’s been a busy week for Ubisoft to say the least. On top of announcing Far Cry 5, The Crew 2, the Assassin’s Creed Reboot and finally some good new for South Park: The Fractured Butt Whole, the Ubisoft conference call also had something to say on the future of Nintendo Switch. Talking to investors during the call, …

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Ubisoft shares fall as gaming group cuts forecasts for 2019

Shares in Ubisoft saw their sharpest decline in almost a year on Wednesday, after the French video games maker, which is fighting to stay independent of Vivendi, cut its sales forecast for the fiscal year ending March 2019. Investors sent Ubisoft shares down more than 3 per cent by late afternoon, a day after the maker of Assassin’s Creed and Just Dance said it had recorded total annual sales of €1.46bn in the 12 months …

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