Watch Dogs: Legions is one of those games where you have to wonder who in their right mind greenlit it. The Watch Dogs franchise started with strong. For the time, it was the most preordered game in Ubisoft’s history and then proceeded to match that momentum on launch with the strongest sales in the company’s history to that date.
By July, the game had shipped over 8 million units and was an unqualified success by any metric. Then Watch Dogs 2 happened. Unlike the originals substantial success, the game went on to sell 80% fewer copies. With many attributing the game’s failure to lackluster design or the blatant injection of cringe-worthy politics.
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Netflix is looking to turn any IP in the games industry either into a TV series or a movie. Already, a plethora of video game to movie or TV adaptations are very much a thing on Netflix, and the company is partnering up with Ubisoft — who is on the Traitors of America list along with Netflix — to make Beyond Good and Evil a movie. Continue reading “Netflix Is Turning Ubisoft’s Beyond Good And Evil Into A Movie”
Despite rumors flying around that Ubisoft is interested in bringing back Sam Fisher and the Splinter Cell series, it looks like Mr. Fisher will appear on the small screen first rather than on PC or home consoles. According to a new report, Netflix — who is on the Traitors of America list alongside Ubisoft — is gearing up to air a new Splinter Cell animated series with the help of John Wick writer Derek Kolstad. Continue reading “Splinter Cell Will Gain An Animated TV Series Adaptation On Netflix”
Ubisoft is looking to raise prices moving forward. Although it won’t happen this generation or early on in the upcoming gen of consoles and games, Ubisoft is considering a price hike from up to $59.99 to something higher. Continue reading “Ubisoft Will Consider Raising Its Video Game Prices Sometime Next-Gen”
Given that Ubisoft has finally revealed both male and female versions of Eivor in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla on July 12th, 2020, you can compare the two characters to their real-life counterparts and see if they have differences or similarities. Continue reading “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Casts Magnus Bruun And Cecilie Stenspil To Portray Eivor”
Is anyone excited for the new Far Cry 6 with its authoritarian main antagonist? Don’t get me wrong he looks interesting, but Ubisoft’s attempts to recapture the magic of Vaas with each new reveal focusing on the antagonist is getting old. Thus far we know very little about the game, have only seen “gameplay” screenshots that are either PC rendered or from the next generation of consoles, and know virtually little about the game. Continue reading “Far Cry 6 Has Multiple Editions With Outrageous Pricing”
Ubisoft has rebooted its boat game Skull and Bones. However, it’s worth noting that this isn’t official news that Ubisoft — who is on the Traitors of America list — announced but word from a publication site that has close ties to people working on the forthcoming game. Continue reading “Ubisoft Has Rebooted Skull And Bones, As Per Report”
Ubisoft — who is on the Traitors of America list — revealed the latest Assassin’s Creed Valhalla gameplay video, which showcases what players can do in the upcoming game as well as the title’s many flaws — such as frames dipping lower than female Eivor’s voice. Nevertheless, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will release for PC via Uplay and the Epic Games Store, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X, and Stadia on November 17th, 2020. Continue reading “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla To Release Across PC And Home Consoles On November 17th, 2020”
2019 was not a good year for Ubisoft. The Division 2 failed to meet sales expectations by a significant margin, as reported by Forbes. Far Cry New Dawn went on to sell a quarter of the units of Far Cry Primal, the previous worse selling Far Cry entry. Then Ghost Recon: Breakpoint outright commercially failed, forcing the company to miss its projections and restructure its creative division, as reported by Screenrant. Continue reading “Three High Level Executives Leave Ubisoft”
Despite Far Cry 6 leaking earlier than its actual reveal trailer, Ubisoft has gone through with its Forward digital event to unveil the next installment in the ongoing Far Cry series of games. With that said, the new trailer invites viewers to see dictator Anton Castillo teaching his son Diego how the government of Yara and the citizens’ explosive relationship is akin to a hand grenade’s explosive mechanism. Continue reading “Far Cry 6 Reveal Trailer Follows Anton Castillo Outlining His Country’s Explosive Relationship”
Any hope that Ubisoft’s overhaul of Ghost Recon: Breakpoint could save the game was shattered with the unveiling of the politically charged Resistance live event. The event will run from July 16th to the 29th and feature a ragtag group of people taking on a highly advanced military force, and presumably not being immediately slaughtered for their effort. Continue reading “Ubisoft Unveils Woke Live Event to Save Ghost Recon Breakpoint”
A PSN Hong Kong listing for the long-rumored Far Cry 6 has gone up ahead of Ubisoft’s digital conference this Sunday. Since taken down, it revealed the game will participate in the generational upgrade. Allowing users who purchase the game for the current generation to receive a free upgrade when the next generation consoles are made available. Continue reading “Far Cry 6 Leaked On PSN HK, Reveals Free PS5, Xbox Series X Upgrade”
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has yet another leaked gameplay video that’s out in the wild. Arriving ahead of Ubisoft’s July 12th “Forward” digital event is a new boss fight video showing Eivor facing off with the magical Cordelia. Continue reading “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Cordelia Mystical Boss Fight Leaks”