Ubisoft

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Name: Ubisoft
Date(s): 28 March 1986
Profit/Nonprofit: Profit
Country based in: France
Focus: Video Games
External Links: Official Site
List of Ubisoft Games
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Ubisoft Entertainment SA[1] formerly Ubi Soft Entertainment SA (1986–2003), is a French video game company headquartered in Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis with development studios across the world. Its video game franchises include Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, For Honor, Just Dance, Prince of Persia, Rabbids, Rayman, Tom Clancy's, and Watch Dogs.

Ubisoft Montreal

Ubisoft Divertissements Inc., doing business as Ubisoft Montreal, is a Canadian video game developer and a studio of Ubisoft based in Montreal.

The studio was founded in April 1997 as part of Ubisoft's growth into worldwide markets, with subsidies from the governments of Montreal, Quebec, and Canada to help create new multimedia jobs. The studio's initial products were low-profile children's games based on existing intellectual property. Ubisoft Montreal's break-out titles were 2002's Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell and 2003's Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. Subsequently, the studio continued to develop sequels and related games in both series, and developing its own intellectual properties such as Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, and For Honor.

The studio as of 2017 employs more than 3,500 staff, making it one of the largest game development studios in the world. The studio also helped to establish Montreal as a creative city, and brought other video game developers to establish studios there.

References

  1. ^ "Is it OO-BE-SOFT or YOU-BE-SOFT?" on YouTube