Ubisoft is at the moment in an fascinating place. After efficiently avoiding the acquisition of Vivendi, the French writer continues to prosper. A number of video games are clearly below improvement, a lot of which stay unannounced, and several other reside service titles from Ubisoft have been profitable in sustaining momentum. With the brand new applied sciences on the horizon, particularly within the console market, Ubisoft is trying to combine issues up a bit. It is vitally fascinating to notice that the corporate believes that the second is good for investing in new IP addresses.
The director of EMEA, Alain Corre, spoke about this in an interview with MCVUK by gamescom. He talked about the necessity for Ubisoft to steadiness reside providers whereas looking for to develop its enterprise elsewhere. Apparently, one option to discover such a steadiness is to recruit new expertise.
It's a problem as a result of we want quite a lot of expertise to do it. To proceed to recruit expertise within the studios, we count on to have extra expertise within the subsequent 5 years. We cherish our followers who observe our manufacturers like Murderer's Creed or Ghost Recon, however we expect it's additionally time to put money into new IPs. There are quite a lot of new applied sciences developing. PC continues to develop rapidly, new consoles are coming, streaming expertise is right here, the crossover sport can even excite gamers. So we expect the time has come to create new genres and new IP addresses for us. In any case, if the solar can shine on them, we’ll hold them for a very long time.
Ubisoft's initiative on this regard is already fairly seen, because of the publication of the start of 2020 of the gods and monsters. The brand new action-adventure title of the AC Odyssey group is supposed to be a household affair, permitting Ubisoft to develop its place out there. When requested if Gods & Monsters might evolve into a brand new sequence, Corre replied, "It's each writer's dream. We’ll feed this sport with new issues alongside the best way. Ideally, if the followers react in a optimistic approach, the long run can final a very long time.
Past Gods & Monsters, Ubisoft's new mental property tasks stay largely secretive. Nonetheless, the close to future seems to be promising. AC Odyssey continues to obtain updates, Ghost Recon: Breakpoint is accessible in October and a brand new Rainbow Six is to be launched early subsequent yr.