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Ubisoft wants to make more free-to-play and mobile games, reduce AAA focus

The French publishing giant wants to be less reliant on its AAA releases.Ubisoft has said that it wants to have a more diverse line-up of games moving forward.As reported by IGN, the firm had its earnings call with investors for the quarter ending December 31, 2020, in which it said that it wants to have more free-to-play titles in its roster alongside its current stable of premium releases.Ubisoft is currently working on an Assassin’s Creed mobile game with investor Tencent, which is set to come to China. CFO Frederick Duguet said that the company wants to release more free-to-play games,…

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Rainbow Six Siege hits 70 million players

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 9 February 2021 17:58 GMT The online shooter has attracted 25 million users in less than two years. Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six Siege has attracted around 70 million players since its release at the end of 2015.That’s according to the French publishing giant’s financials for the three months ending December 2020, in which it said that the tactical online shooter had seen “solid acquisition” during the quarter.Siege was released in December 2015 with the number of users flocking to the shooter increasing in recent years. By March 2018, the title had 30 million players, while 12 months…