UBISOFT is Investing Additional Development Time in Three Games

Update of Fiscal 2017-18 targets, notably by revising the profitability target upward

Higher visibility for Fiscal 2018-19

PARIS – December 7, 2017 – Today, Ubisoft announced it is investing more time in the development of three upcoming games. Far Cry 5 is now slated for release on March 27, 2018 (instead of February 27, 2018) and The Crew 2 will come out in the first half of Fiscal 2018-19 (rather than on March 16, 2018). In addition, one of the three unannounced franchise games initially planned for release in Fiscal 2018-19 now will be released in Fiscal 2019-20. read more

Far Cry 5 Reveals New Co-Op Trailer

WHAT:         Ubisoft reveals more details on Far Cry 5 online co-op mode: “Friends For Hire.” In this mode, players will be able to team up with one of their friends to free Hope County from the Project at Eden’s Gate cult. read more

Soundtrack Details For Far Cry 5

Ubisoft is about to launch the fifth installment of the Far Cry series. Far Cry is an open-world first-person shooter that captivated the gaming world since its first appearance with stunning graphics and a very immersive soundtrack. The developers shared a few details about the soundtrack of the future title and gamers really have something to look forward to. And if you’re both a fan of Far Cry and casino games, you need to know that an awesome ambient music can also be enjoyed while you get bonus with Starspins Casino, for example. read more

Far Cry Absolution, A New Novel Written By Urban Waite, to be Published by Ubisoft

SAN FRANCISCO — October 16, 2017 — Today, Ubisoft announced the first novel based on its iconic open-world franchise Far Cry, Far Cry Absolution, will release on February 13, 2018. Far Cry Absolution will be published by Ubisoft’s in-house publishing initiative and distributed by Simon & Schuster in the U.S. and Canada, in eBook, hardcover ($27.00) and mass market paperback ($9.99). read more

Ubisoft Announces Dan Romer as Composer for Far Cry 5

SAN FRANCISCO  September 28, 2017 — Today, Ubisoft announced that Dan Romer, the award-winning film composer, songwriter and music producer, is composing the score for Far Cry 5 in addition to writing songs for the game. The Far Cry 5 soundtrack will be available closer to the game’s launch on February 27, 2018. read more

PAX West Impressions: Far Cry 5 by Ubisoft

I had the pleasure of visiting the Ubisoft booth at PAX West 2017. Here are my brief impressions of Far Cry 5.

Far Cry 5 blew everyone’s minds with the reveal of the new setting being in rural America. The new setting feels right at home in more ways than one. Most of the core gameplay remains the same with some enhancements. Single-player and co-op is available for the campaign, and the map editor will be returning, as well. read more

Ubisoft Details E3 2017 Plans

PARIS, FRANCE — June 1, 2017 — Today, Ubisoft outlined its plans for E3 2017, including showing more from Far Cry 5 and South Park: The Fractured But Whole, and revealing details on the latest installments of Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, and The Crew. In addition, Ubisoft will offer up new titles across a variety of platforms, and keep visitors and viewers at home engaged with a week full of entertainment. read more

Ubisoft Announces FAR CRY 5 is Coming to America’s Heartland on February 27, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO — May 26, 2017 — Today, Ubisoft announced that gamers will experience the chaos, unpredictability and ferociousness of the Far Cry franchise with Far Cry 5 on PlayStation 4 Pro computer entertainment system, PlayStation 4, the Xbox One family of devices, including Project Scorpio, and Windows PC. Set in America for the first time, in Montana, players will have total freedom to navigate this serene-looking yet deeply twisted world solo or entirely in two-player co-op as they fight for survival and freedom, when the game releases on February 27, 2018. Development for Far Cry 5 is being led by Ubisoft Montreal*. read more