Ubisoft São Paulo

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Ubisoft São Paulo
Type private
Industry Video games
Founded São Paulo, Brazil (2008)
Headquarters

Alameda Santos, 1827, conjunto 81, Cerqueira cesar

São Paulo and Porto Alegre (2009)
Key people Bertrand Chaverot (CEO)
Products Video games
Owner(s) Ubisoft
Employees 50 (2010)
Parent Ubisoft

Ubisoft São Paulo is a video game developer, belonging to Ubisoft, it's the first Ubisoft studio in Brazil and Latin America. The studio is located near Avenida Paulista, São Paulo.

The opening of the studio is part of global expansion strategy of the company, to offer opportunities for young and creative people that is found in Brazil and nearby countries in Latin America. At first, Ubisoft São Paulo will have 20 employees, with plans to expand to 200 employees in a period of four years. The studio will be primarily responsible for the development of casual games for the Nintendo DS and Wii consoles.[1]

Commanded by Chaverot Bertrand, who has worked in Brazil from 1999 to 2003 in the distribution division of Ubisoft games in Brazil, the plans include expanding and opening new studios in cities like Rio de Janeiro and Florianópolis.[2]

In January 2009, Ubisoft announced the acquisition of Southlogic studio, located in the city of Porto Alegre. The company became part of Ubisoft São Paulo, but with the office still located in Porto Alegre city.[3]

Games Developed[edit]

Game Year of development Platforms
Imagine: Detective 2009 Nintendo DS
Imagine: Party Planner 2009 Nintendo DS
Untitled Wii game 2009 Wii
Michael Jackson: The Experience 2010 Nintendo DS
Michael Jackson: The Experience 2010 Sony PSP

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Press releases". Ubisoftgroup.com. Retrieved 3 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Ubisoft inaugura estúdio de produção de jogos no Brasil - 24/06/2008 - Reportagens". Jogos.uol.com.br. Retrieved 3 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "Press releases". Ubisoftgroup.com. Retrieved 3 November 2010. 

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