Ubisoft Sales Top $1 Billion in Q3, New Assassin’s Creed Announced
Ubisoft announced strong financial results during its third quarter that ended Dec. 31, 2012.
Sales ended at $1.07 billion, which is up 23 percent from last year. Overall, sales for the year are at $1.45 billion, an increase of 21 percent.
The two big games for Ubisoft during the quarter were Assassin’s Creed 3, which shipped 12 million units, and Far Cry 3, which has shipped 4.5 million.
In addition, The Tyranny of King Washington DLC for AC 3 was announced to release on Feb. 19, March 19 and April 23 for all three episodes. They were be subtitled “The Infamy,” “The Betrayal” and “The Redemption.”
Continuing with AC news, the next game will be released during Ubisoft’s FY2014, which goes from April 2013-March 2014. It will feature a new hero and new time period.
“In financial 2014, we will introduce an all-new Assassin’s Creed hero, within an all-new team and time period, and we expect it to be another major leap forward for the franchise,” CEO Yves Guillemot said.
Guillemot added that “fans will certainly not have to wait four more years for the next Far Cry.”