French publisher and developer Ubisoft are expanding their European operations with the announcement of two new studios. The opening of new locations in Berlin germany and Bordeaux will join four other studios located in those countries to aid in AAA game development for the company.
Christine Burgess-Quémard, Executive Director of Ubisoft’s worldwide studios said, “we pride ourselves on attracting and retaining the best creative talent around the world, and on establishing video games as a viable career option and economic contributor in new locales.
"Opening new studios in both France and Germany enables us to offer more opportunities to skilled graduates and industry veterans in those regions, who in turn will help our highly-skilled teams in development of some of our biggest franchises.”
Ubisoft’s first internal development studio, Ubisoft Paris, is currently celebrating its 25th year whilst Germany was the home of Blue Byte which was aquired by the company back in 2001. Ubisoft have seen a massive expansion in game development with studio all over the world, including the UK.
Just today the company’s most recent releaseTom Clancey’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands, returned to the top of the gaming charts for a fourth time.