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Ubisoft talks ‘live’ games strategy: The Crew, The Division and Rainbow 6 Siege

Games have always been happy to experiment when it comes to revenue streams. They started with pure retail sales, but then DLC came along, subscription models worked for MMOs, episodic content still has its place, while microtransactions are very much in vogue – both on console and mobile titles. The …

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The Crew welcomes its five millionth player

Ubisoft’s racing outing The Crew continues to expand its audience, even well over a year after its release. The game has now hit 5m registered players (which is not quite the same as sales). The publisher has said that everyone who logs in on May 28th will be handed 50,000 …

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The Crew developer Ivory Tower acquired by Ubisoft

Ubisoft has acquired The Crew developer Ivory Tower. The studio had already been working with several Ubisoft studios, including Reflections, on the racing game for a number of years.The studio, based in Lyon, France, houses 100 staff. It is currently continuing work on The Crew with a new expansion called …

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Ubisoft designer confident that The Crew launch will deliver

The troubles experienced by Assassin’s Creed: Unity shouldn’t make gamers nervous about next week’s release of The Crew. That’s according to The Crew’s lead game designer Serkan Hasan told The Metropolist that he has total confidence in the stability of the game and its performance”, adding that the team have …

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Ubisoft holding back The Crew review copies until day before launch

Publisher Ubisoft has risked provoking the wrath of the consumer press once again by admitting that it will not be supplying pre-release review copies of upcoming racer The Crew until the day before the game arrives. We know that many of you will be eager to turn to experts for …

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Ubisoft pulls new games from Steam worldwide

Ubisoft will not be releasing the likes of Assassin’s Creed Unity and Far Cry 4 on Steam globally. That’s according to PCGamesN, who reports that the firm pulled all of its upcoming releases from Steam worldwide last night. Earlier this week it was revealed that the publisher wouldn’t be releasing …

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No Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry 4 or The Crew on Steam in the UK, Ubisoft confirms

Ubisoft won’t be releasing its high-profile PC games on Steam in the UK this month. PCGamesN reports that Ubisoft will not be releasing Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Far Cry 4 or The Crew on Valve’s service, although they will be available on Steam in all other regions. We’ve been in discussions …

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