The number of Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag players increased by 200% after Skull and Bones release

For a long time, the average online player in Black Flag was about 1000 players. However, according to the SteamDB website, this figure rose sharply on February 16, the day when Skull and Bones was finally released after years of turbulent development, writes IGN. After the launch, the number of ... Read more

Skull and Bones is not interesting to anyone, the game has not even reached a million players

Skull and Bones is the first AAAA project, but it hasn’t attracted much interest from players. In the 10 days since its release on February 13, only 850,000 people have played the game. And that includes those who joined the free eight-hour version, reports Insider Gaming referring to their sources. ... Read more

Skull and Bones – lost in the ocean

The development of Skull and Bones was so long and painful that somewhere along the way, the developers seem to have forgotten what they were ultimately going to do with the Assassin’s Creed IV legacy: Black Flag. Skull and Bones lacks many of the elements required for a good pirate ... Read more

Ubisoft Connect PC Beta becomes a single version of the application, but remains a beta

The beta version of Ubisoft’s new PC application, Ubisoft Connect PC Beta, was announced and launched in the summer of 2023. Now Ubisoft has notified users that this version is the only one available to players and there will be no more opportunities to switch to the old Ubisoft Connect. ... Read more

Ubisoft employees in France go on strike

Ubisoft employees at its French offices in Annecy, Montpellier, and Paris went on strike after the failure of annual salary negotiations, writes GamesIndustry.biz. The strike is initiated by the French gaming union STJV. The union announced its intention to strike on February 1. “Despite the union’s efforts to find an ... Read more

Ubisoft CEO justifies $70 for Skull and Bones by saying it’s an AAAA game

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot believes that the $70 price tag for Skull and Bones is justified by the fact that it is an AAAA game, writes VGC. During the Q&A session of the conference call discussing Ubisoft’s Q3 2024 financial results, Guillemot was asked if it would make more sense ... Read more

Star Wars Outlaws and Assassin’s Creed Red will be released by April 2025

Ubisoft has confirmed the release window for Assassin’s Creed Red and Star Wars Outlaws. The new adventure in the Star Wars universe will be released in 2024, and the story about assassins in Japan will be released in fiscal 2025. The company announced this in its financial report: “Moving forward, ... Read more

The unannounced Far Cry spin-off has received an age rating

Ubisoft may be working on a Far Cry spin-off based on the animated series Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix, which in turn was based on Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon. As reported by GameRant, the PEGI database has mentioned the game Captain Laserhawk Niji Warrior, which received an age ... Read more

Swen Vincke from Larian Studios responds to Ubisoft on game subscription services

Swen Vincke, CEO of Larian Studios, creator of the Divinity series and Baldur’s Gate 3, responded on Twitter/X to Ubisoft’s Chief Subscriptions Officer Philippe Trumbull regarding his recent statement about game subscription services. “Whatever the future of games looks like, content will always be king. But it’s going to be ... Read more

Ubisoft wants players to “feel comfortable not owning the game”

Ubisoft’s Director of Subscriptions Philippe Trumbull believes that players need to get used to the fact that they may not own games and that the gaming industry is moving in the same direction as the movie industry – subscription services. He spoke about this in an interview with GameIndustry.biz. Ubisoft ... Read more

Ubisoft was hacked, but the company managed to stop the attackers

Ubisoft also became the target of a hacker attack, but unlike Insomniac Games, this time the company managed to take the necessary measures before the data was stolen. According to a vx-underground user on X (formerly Twitter), the attackers were in the system for 48 hours and browsed Microsoft Teams, ... Read more

Might and Magic: Fates. A new installment of the legendary open-world RPG?

As video game researcher Kurakasis has found out, the new installment of the legendary series of early role-playing games Might and Magic may be called Might and Magic: Fates. This statement is based on the fact that Ubisoft has recently registered two websites mightandmagicfates.com and might-and-magic-fates.com. Last year, Ubisoft Shanghai ... Read more

The original The Crew is no longer available for purchase. From March 31, 2024, the game will stop working

Ubisoft has announced that it will stop supporting the original The Crew (2014). The Crew and any DLC for the game can no longer be purchased on any gaming service. The game will be available until March 31, 2024, after which the servers will be shut down and The Crew ... Read more

Skull and Bones will be released on February 16, 2024. New trailers for the game

Ubisoft’s long-suffering Skull and Bones is indeed heading for release, which, as previously reported in previous leaks, will indeed take place on February 16, 2024. Along with the announcement of the release date, Ubisoft has prepared two trailers, one of which tells in detail about the gameplay and game modes. ... Read more

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora – escape to Pandora

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora is an extremely, incredibly, stunningly beautiful game. Perhaps it is the most beautiful and lovely game of this generation, if not in terms of technology, although there is nothing wrong with that, but in terms of design and photogenicity of the world. Massive Entertainment and other ... Read more

Ubisoft announces re-release of Beyond Good & Evil

A few days ago, Ubisoft accidentally published the Beyond Good & Evil 20th Anniversary Edition page on the XBOX Store. Later, the page disappeared from the store, but Ubisoft officially confirmed that the re-release will be released. According to IGN, the game’s page in the store was a “mistake”, but ... Read more

Skull and Bones finally got a release date

Ubisoft’s long-suffering pirate adventure Skull and Bones has already gone through 6 postponements, but the game has finally received a release date – February 16, 2024. This was reported by a well-known insider Tom Henderson from Insider Gaming. There has been no official confirmation from the company yet, but February ... Read more

Ubisoft started to show in-game ads, and later attributed it to a “technical error”

Ubisoft has started to show ads in Assassin’s Creed right during the gameplay. This was seen by a Reddit user who saw a banner with a discount for Assassin’s Creed Mirage while playing Odyssey on Xbox. As reported by The Verge, the company called the ad a “technical error” and ... Read more

The remake of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is still alive and even moving towards release

The long-suffering remake of the legendary Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, which was supposed to be released in early 2021, is still alive and well, and is even slowly moving towards release. The X/Twitter developers reminded about this on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the original. ... Read more

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora went for gold

Ubisoft announced on social media that Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, a game set in the Avatar universe, has “gone gold”. We would like to remind you that Ukrainian Ubisoft studios also took part in the development of this game. The game takes place after the first Avatar movie. Players, joining ... Read more

New details of Assassin’s Creed Red have appeared online

The release of Assassin’s Creed Mirage has only recently taken place, but more and more details about the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Red are already appearing on the web. Insider Gaming, referring to blogger j0nathan, shared some interesting details of the upcoming game. The map in Red will be bigger than ... Read more

Ubisoft postpones unannounced “big game” despite successful fiscal year

Ubisoft has announced its financial results for the first half of the 2023-2024 fiscal year, telling about all new projects, revenue growth compared to last year, and the postponement of an unannounced big game. According to TechRaptor, the company boasts of “high activity” during this period with 94 million unique ... Read more

Ukrainian woman appointed as head of Ubisoft’s Ukrainian studios for the first time

Ubisoft has announced the appointment of Ukrainian Olha Sendziuk as the head of Ubisoft Kyiv and Ubisoft Odesa studios. This is the first time that Ukrainian Ubi studios, which were established in 2008 and 2018 respectively, will be run by a citizen of Ukraine, as previously this position was held ... Read more

Ubisoft has confirmed that it is “suspending” inactive game accounts

Another scandal related to Ubisoft has erupted due to the company’s controversial policy regarding Ubisoft Connect accounts that have been inactive for a certain period of time. Because of this, players may lose access to purchased games. Eurogamer writes about the situation. The scandal erupted after screenshots of correspondence with ... Read more

Assassin’s Creed Mirage: the trailer is dedicated to the main character

Ubisoft presented a new trailer for the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Mirage, this time dedicated to the main character of the game – Basim ibn Ishaq and his journey from a street thief to a master assassin. The developers reminded us that we first meet Basim during the events of Assassin’s ... Read more