Like the vast majority of companies in recent weeks, Ubisoft has presented the results for the third quarter of its current fiscal year , which includes the data obtained during the months of October, November and December. As indicated by the French company, it has been the most successful and strongest quarter in the company’s history.

Ubisoft’s Viking adventure is the most successful game in the saga Ubisoft, in the last months of 2020 has published three powerful bullets in the form of Watch Dogs Legion , Assassin’s Creed Valhalla e Immortals Fenyx Rising . In addition to Just Dance 2021 , one of its most successful annual franchises and media . All of them together have helped achieve record results for the firm. Thanks to its releases, Ubisoft is the leading publisher in 2020 in units sold combining all platforms . It is also the leading external publisher on Switch and the second leading publisher on next-gen consoles.

For the third fiscal quarter (the three months ending December 31), Ubisoft has reported net profits of just over a billion euros ($ 1.21 billion), a 120% increase over the previous year. For the fourth quarter, they expect growth between 11% and 26%.

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As indicated Ubisoft in a statement, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has achieved record revenues of the saga, being the largest launch of Ubisoft in digital format , as well as in PRI (Player Recurring Investment). It was the game that generated the most profits, but not the best-selling one in its first months, a record still obtained by Assassin’s Creed 3 with 12 million games sold ; but Valhalla has been the biggest in terms of booking and engagement overall.

Just Dance 2021 has also helped the momentum, with net profits that have increased over the previous year’s delivery, and has become the eighth best-selling game of the year .

Ubisoft’s 2020 figures

They also indicate growth in games like Brawlhalla , Far Cry 5 or the strength of Rainbow Six Siege , which has a base of 70 million registered players since its launch, totaling 15 million in the last 12 months . The competitive game has maintained its progressive line despite the negative impact of the cancellation of live events, offset by the version of next generation consoles, the battle pass and the updates in progress.

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Ubisoft plans to produce more F2P games in 2021 Yves Guillemot , co-founder and CEO of the company, said that «Our strategy continues to pay off. We succeeded. the strongest quarter in Ubisoft history by far thanks to the quality of our releases and the depth of our catalog. We are immensely proud of our teams who, in challenging times, released four great titles across multiple platforms and, at the same time, has continued to enrich our proposals under service «.

Looking to the future and waiting for how it will conclude the current fiscal year, they indicate that they are increasing the production of free-to-play games , and that they will announce some of those games throughout the year. They are also working on a mobile game in partnership with Tence.