Ubisoft Montpellier

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Ubisoft Montpellier
  • Ubi Pictures (1994–2003)
  • Ubisoft Pictures (2003–2011)
IndustryVideo game industry
Founded1994; 25 years ago (1994)
Key people
Xavier Poix (managing director)

Ubisoft Montpellier is a French video game developer and a subsidiary of Ubisoft based in Castelnau-le-Lez. The company was founded in 1994, originally as a graphics studio,[1] and was known as Ubi Pictures,[2] and later as Ubisoft Pictures.[3] In December 2000, the studio had 25 employees working from an old farm located near the Opéra national de Montpellier.[2] On March 14, 2011, Ubisoft Pictures was merged with several other Ubisoft-owned properties in the Montpellier area, including Tiwak, and was renamed Ubisoft Montpellier.[4] The studio is best known for developing the Beyond Good & Evil and Rayman series, as well as creating the UbiArt Framework game engine.

Games developed[edit]

Year Title Platform(s)
1999 Rayman 2: The Great Escape Dreamcast, iOS, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 64, Nintendo DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita
2001 Rayman M Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Gamecube, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox
2003 Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, N-Gage, macOS, PlayStation 2, Xbox
2003 Beyond Good & Evil GameCube, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox, Xbox 360
2005 Peter Jackson's King Kong Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox, Xbox 360
2006 Rayman Raving Rabbids Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, macOS, PlayStation 2, Wii, Xbox 360
2009 Rabbids Go Home Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, Wii
2010 Michael Jackson: The Experience Wii, PlayStation 3
2011 From Dust Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn Android, iOS, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360
Rayman Origins Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, macOS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Wii, Xbox 360
2012 ZombiU Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Xbox One
2013 Rayman Legends Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch[5]
2014 Valiant Hearts: The Great War Android, iOS, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Assassin's Creed Unity Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
2015 Rayman Adventures Android, iOS, tvOS
2017 Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Nintendo Switch
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
TBA Beyond Good and Evil 2 TBA


  1. ^ "Studio profiles" (PDF). Ubisoft. 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  2. ^ a b Guillaume, Grallet (15 February 2001). "Michel Ancel: Le Rayman d'UbiSoft". L'Express (in French). Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  3. ^ Freeman, Will (25 January 2012). "Inside Ubisoft Montpellier: A Ray of light". MCVUK. Future Publishing Limited Quay House. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Annual Report 2012" (PDF). Ubisoft. 2 July 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  5. ^ Nintendo Switch Game: Rayman Legends Definitive Edition, 2017, retrieved 30 September 2017

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