Yesterday, Ubisoft hosted its Q4 earnings for the final fiscal year where they revealed details on the company’s performances on the basis of sales and earnings. The latest financial details of Ubisoft has revealed that Far Cry 5 sales have marked Ubisoft’s best selling console game in the current generation.
According to earning call details, Ubisoft has a record for sales of around 1.8 billion euros under the fiscal year for 2018-19. Moreover, the net booking expectations for the company were at 2 billion euros, which has shown a 17 percent increase in 2017.
Last year in April, Ubisoft reported that Far Cry 5 sales have reached 2.5 million digital units sold since the game’s release. Although the game also has been seen on top of the UK charts of 2018 for quite some time.
Additionally, Ubisoft’s CEO Yves Guillemot revealed their interests in pushing the position further to the cloud edge technologies and gaming services like Google Stadia and PlayStation Plus. His statement reads:
The video game industry is at the dawn of a deep-seated transformation. These major changes will be driven in large part by the growing success of console and PC franchises on mobile and the advent of cloud gaming…. Ubisoft is ideally positioned within this overall context.
Moreover, Guillemot mentioned that Ubisoft has their own key brands, which allows them to decide and predict the investments and arrange funds for upcoming and ongoing projects. Not only Far Cry 5, but titles like For Honor, Rainbow Six Siege, Assassin’s Creed Origins and Odyssey, Tom Clancy’s The Division 1 and 2, and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands also grossed a lot of revenue for the company.
Apart from the Far Cry 5 sales, Ubisoft has lined up a new title Ghost Recon Breakpoint for release. The new Ghost Recon Breakpoint is followed by Wildlands DLC Operation Oracle which added two new story missions earlier this month. Not only that the new update also added two unique rewards for those who will successfully complete these missions.
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