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Ubisoft focuses on mobile gaming in the future | Pocket Gamer.biz

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Speaking about Ubisoft’s recent announcement event, Ubisoft Forward, company co-founder, chairman and CEO, YvesGuillemot, mentioned upcoming mobile titles in the The Division and Just Dance franchises. This is because Ubisoft just announced a new Assassins Creed mobile entry, as well as three new Netflix-exclusive mobile games.

Guillemot said the France-based company will adopt various business models and means of distribution, including mobile.

The Ubisoft boss added that there will be a strong focus on mobile gaming in the future. Guillemot said: “We are always the first in the field of disruptive technologies.”

Adding further: “I see games soon surpassing all other leisure industries in terms of impact and engagement. I see games becoming the ultimate form of social, artistic and innovative entertainment.

“Most importantly, I see games continue to enrich people’s lives. And I am convinced that Ubisoft has what it takes to write this new chapter and shape the future of the industry.”

Ubisoft and mobile gaming

The French developer and publisher has recently shown an interest in mobile gaming. With the announcement of a closed beta for the upcoming Rainbow Six Mobile, plus Castlevania characters coming to the company’s cross-platform fighting game Brawlhalla, as well as the aforementioned three Netflix exclusive mobile games coming early next year, Ubisoft is making clear its commitment to mobile.

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