Ubisoft to Acquire the Driver Franchise from Atari

Today Ubisoft announces that it has concluded an agreement with Atari, Inc. and Reflections Interactive Limited to acquire the intellectual property and technology rights to Driver, the world acclaimed franchise, as well as most of the assets and all of the personnel of Reflections Interactive Limited. The acquisition will be completed for a cash price of 19 M€ ($24 M U.S. per exchange rate of $1.27 to 1€ as of 7/13/06).

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zypher6170d ago

good. with such a lauded publisher/developer now backing it, hopefully Driv3r will become a formidable competitor to GTA. god knows that with all the scandals surrounding Rockstar/Take-Two that we need another IP on the block.