Ubisoft Barcelona

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Ubisoft Barcelona
Industry Video game industry
Founded 1998; 20 years ago (1998)
Headquarters Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain
Key people
  • Javier Capel
  • Marie-Thérèse Cordon
Owner Ubisoft
Number of employees
80–100 (2017)
Parent Ubisoft
Divisions Ubisoft Barcelona Mobile S.L.U.
Website www.ubisoft.com/en-US/studio/barcelona.aspx

Ubisoft Barcelona (formerly Ubi Soft Barcelona) is a Spanish video game developer based in Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain, and operated by parent company Ubisoft. A division of the studio, Ubisoft Barcelona Mobile, is based in Barcelona, Spain. The division was acquired from Digital Chocolate under the name Digital Chocolate Barcelona in 2013.


Exterior view of the Ubisoft Barcelona studio in Mira-sol, Sant Cugat del Vallès

The studio opened its doors in 1998 as Ubi Soft Barcelona[1]. It is renowned for working with new peripherals and technologies. Some of the first most popular titles developed are Monster 4x4: World Circuit[2], launch title for the Wii, Your Shape[3] the first USB camera enabled game for Wii with motion tracking, and MotionSports[4], a launch title for Microsoft's Kinect peripheral for Xbox 360.

The studio was renamed to Ubisoft Barcelona in 2004, and since then it has been involved on famous franchises such as Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon®, Assassin’s Creed®, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege or Star Trek™: Bridge Crew on virtual reality.[5][6]

Games developed[edit]

Title Year Platform(s)
Pro Rally 2001 2000 Microsoft Windows
Pro Rally 2002 2002 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube
Monster Jam: Maximum Destruction 2002 GameCube
Monster 4x4: Masters of Metal 2003 PlayStation 2, GameCube
Monster 4x4: World Circuit 2006 Xbox, Wii
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2006 Xbox 360
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 2007 Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
Cosmic Family 2007 Wii
Driver: Parallel Lines 2007 Wii
Emergency Heroes 2008 Wii
My Fitness Coach 2008 Wii
Your Shape 2009 Wii, Microsoft Windows
Party Night 2010 Wii, PlayStation 3
MotionSports 2010 Xbox 360
The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn 2011 Nintendo 3DS
ESPN Sports Connection 2012 Wii U
Just Dance 2014 2013 Xbox 360, Xbox One
Rabbids Invasion: The Interactive TV Show 2014 PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360
Shape Up 2014 Xbox One
Assassin's Creed Unity 2014 PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
Watch Dogs 2015 PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
Assassin's Creed Syndicate 2015 PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege 2015 PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
Star Trek: Bridge Crew 2017 PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

External links[edit]


  1. ^ S.L., MERISTATION MAGAZINE, (2006-11-05). "Ubi Soft Barcelona, al asalto de Wii". Meristation (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-10-14. 
  2. ^ "Monster 4x4: World Circuit". www.nintendo.com. Retrieved 2017-10-14. 
  3. ^ Internet, Unidad Editorial. "Ubisoft Studios Barcelona crea una tecnología de 'motion tracking' para Nintendo | Navegante | elmundo.es". www.elmundo.es. Retrieved 2017-10-14. 
  4. ^ "Motionsports™ on Xbox 360". TrueAchievements. Retrieved 2017-10-14. 
  5. ^ "Entrevistamos a Marie-Therese Cordon, Directora de Ubisoft Barcelona". HobbyConsolas (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-10-14. 
  6. ^ Ubisoft (2014-02-05), Ubisoft Barcelona 15th Anniversary, retrieved 2017-10-14