Ubisoft doesn't want to be as reliant on AAA game releases as it has in the past, and will instead looking more closely at free-to-play games and its back catalog to make money.
Don't support this people. If you do you'll only have yourselves to blame for what gaming becomes.
But you already did. Not like "AAA" actually meant large budget effort and or resources, just advertising. Now they're moving onto the next thing, making microtransactions a fully established part of gaming while mainstream gaming itself becomes "free" and enough people are going to buy into to make complaints meaningless.
I never buy Ubi games they aren't for me.. But d### move from this money worshipping company
Ffs..does this mean no Splinter Cell anymore? F##k this shit!!
Stopped buying new Ubisoft games a while ago, even on sale. The quality of their games has fallen so much (minimal personality, just a product), and they've fallen far below EA and Activision to me (at least they've had Sekiro, Crash 4, Pro Skater 1 + 2, Fallen Order, Titanfall 2). They're making great money from their single-player games. I was kind of interested in Immortals after a long break from Ubisoft games, but what's the point? Supporting it won't change anything now. They've already decided to move their focus away from a game like Immortals. No NEW IP or Splinter Cell, Prince Of Persia, Rayman, etc. Really saddened by this, tbh.
Hmm Immortals Fenix Rising was pretty good
Ever since they released AC1 their games have just been to formulaic, it was noticeable in ac1 allready. You had 3 missions (steal, assasinate and another one i forgot) and they just repeated that over and over in different areas. It was an excellent game for the time but it hasnt done ubisoft any favors in the long run relying on their formulaic design, almost all their games feel the same.
They said they're concentrating on back catalogue so how did you come up with "no splinter cell, Prince of Persia, rayman ect" ?
@Aussiesummer When they use the term "back catalog", they seem to be referring more to games with recurrent revenue like Siege. "As an example, six-year-old Rainbow Six Siege added 15 million new players in the last 12 months, growing to 70 million total players since launch, and is still a major revenue driver for the publisher." Also, I was saying no "NEW" installments of those games. I know that they're already remaking Sands Of Time but I have my doubts that they're going to actually make a new one. They initially gave the project to a very inexperienced team until very recently when they started to take it more seriously. And if they're releasing less AAA games, that doesn't really leave much room for a "NEW" Splinter Cell or Prince Of Persia, or any interesting new IP.
Good think I skipped Ubisoft games for about a console generation now.
Time to break out the remakes and battle passes. This isn't what I wanted to hear after their supposed restrcutoring and scandals, not to mention their newly announced open world star wars rpg. It's probably going to be a f2p battle Royale now.
f2p battle royal is better than whatever avengers is (which is likely what they would have done had it been more successful)
the only way this could turn out acceptable is if they follow the genshin impact model and make the storyline playable with dlc for extra characters
hahahaha don't expect that
I don't really expect it. Ubisoft is greedy.
hahahah you gotta be joking? You think gacha is the best f2p model? You are literally being taken advantage off. Look on youtube for a video: "lets go whaling" and after you finished watching that tell me again if you think gacha is an acceptable model for games. Its a cancer and should be eradicated. "ubisoft is greedy" bro you gotta wake up, gacha games are as greedy as it gets. Tell me any other f2p model where you can spend thousands of dollars and still not get what you want.
Michiel genshin impact does not paywall the main storyline of the game. People spending exorbitantly on characters and weapons is their own thing to deal with. You can easily enjoy the game without spending a dime.
I never said u cant enjoy the game, i never played it but it looks like a decent game, its just a shame its a preditory monetarization. If i play a game f2p or just regular p2p i want to be able to get the best equipment etc without breaking into my life savings, or rather not paying anything extra at all. This is not about the game genshin impact and how good or bad it is, its just about the monetization. Take a look at what Path of Exile or Dota 2 does for example, they dont paywall any of the main content aka gameplay, but if you want fancy cosmetics then you can choose to pay, but the gameplay doesnt change if i pay or not. Gacha just impacts the gameplay and rewards you get, and yes they can give out enough free stuff that you dont feel the need to spend which is great, but it still doesnt change that its just a horrible monetization system, it preys on people feeling the urge to keep up with power/characters and does it in very methodic ways.
Oh no, sounds like a move towards live service, weekly challenges and battle passes, wonder what they'd remaster though. Where is Rayman though, ubisoft?
"Oh no, sounds like a move towards live service, weekly challenges and battle passes," AC Vahalla has weekly and daily challenges, free seasonal events/dlc over time, and a season pass. Same goes for Watch Dogs Legion and The Division 2. Ubi has been doing that for a while now, though you'll probably get more expansions / season passes like Division 2 did with the Warlords expansion and now the season passes (which is on like it's 4th season already).
Where's my Rayman, Ubisoft?
Oh hell, will companies never learn.
Man, I can tell I'm going to save a lot of money this gen.
I wish those alcoholics would make a new Splinter Cell game.
This is nothing new ubi soft has been going down the hill for the last five to seven years. The thing is most gamers have been focused on hating Activision and electronic arts(rightfully so)but Ubisoft are just as greedy if not more since they were able to figure out ways to include micro transactions and XP boosters within the single player story games even their DLC expansions after launch are overly priced and they are one of the select few who will never do complete editions of their games after lunch for the gamers to fully experience the game. My backlog of games is 500 plus and I keep buying new ones when I find them at decent price I don't think I worry if ubi were to go completely greedy and abandon the games the gamers want Look no further than to work they are doing to the complete remake of Prince of Persia they handed that IP to a developer who has never even done double A games forget the fact triple A in my opinion at least Activision and electronic are still make some good games here and there Ubisoft have been making the same sort of games with same futures and same mechanics for decades now
Ghost Recon Wildlands actually made me respect Ubisoft for a couple of years. Now they squandered any hope I've had for them.
Wildlands was great, but in comparison Breakpoint isn't as great.
Breakpoint was a bad idea all over
I haven't bought an Ubisoft game since AC3. They've put out F2P games in the past which they've shut down not even a year after, and their multiplayer games aside from For Honor and Rainbow Six have been massive flops. You aren't missing out on much by not buying their games.
But those games came out after AC3..
Sounds like they'll release maybe 1 AAA a year while releasing more F2P modeled games and fill it with Microtransactions. Right because their last f2p game did so well.... Ubi and EA both want to be cell phone companies now.
hahahaha I knew it. But to be honest, their SP games seemed like F2P, anyway.
At least Sony Studios will délivrer!
oh god no.
Bring back rayman!!!!!!!!!!!!
So basically pay-to-play smh
Games as a service? Automatic pass.
Gamers moving away from Ubisoft...
Lol if its free to play. I simply don't play it..
I never noticed Ubisoft producing a AAA title. Must have missed it.
GAAS is garbage. Expect Ubisoft to suffer with this move.
Did they ever even release a AAA game barley a single A from these deadbeat developers
Now I think of it. I haven't bought a single Ubisoft game during the PS4, Xbox one generation.
trying to be more like MS. cheap out with small crappy games to try and make money while not investing as much. they will kill themselves off slowly.
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