Ubisoft Toronto

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Coordinates: 43°40′N 79°26′W / 43.66°N 79.44°W / 43.66; -79.44

Ubisoft Toronto Inc.
Subsidiary
IndustryVideo game industry
Founded6 July 2009; 9 years ago (2009-07-06)
FounderJade Raymond
HeadquartersToronto, Ontario, Canada
Key people
Alexandre Parizeau (managing director)
Number of employees
600[1] (2017)
ParentUbisoft
Websitetoronto.ubisoft.com
Exterior of Ubisoft Toronto's headquarters

Ubisoft Toronto Inc. is a Canadian video game developer and a subsidiary of Ubisoft based in Toronto, Ontario. The studio was announced on 6 July 2009, with the government of Ontario pledging $260 million to Ubisoft to create 800 new jobs in the Ontario region.[2] The studio's location was confirmed on 4 December 2009.[citation needed]

Led by Assassin's Creed producer Jade Raymond, the studio developed Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist, the most recent instalment of the Splinter Cell series, in conjunction with Ubisoft Montreal. In November 2011, it was revealed that the studio would be supporting the development of the new Rainbow Six game.[3]

In July 2015, Ubisoft Toronto announced that they were developing a new AAA-level intellectual property (IP).[4] At Ubisoft's press conference at the June 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo, this IP was revealed to be Starlink: Battle for Atlas and action-adventure game with optional toys-to-life integration.[5] Due for late 2018, Starlink will be the first original IP developed by Ubisoft Toronto.[6]

Games developed[edit]

Year Title Platform(s)
PS3 PS4 Wii U PC X360 XONE Switch
2013 Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No
2014 Assassin's Creed Unity No Yes No Yes No Yes No
Far Cry 4 Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No
2015 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege No Yes No Yes No Yes No
2016 Far Cry Primal No Yes No Yes No Yes No
Watch Dogs 2 No Yes No Yes No Yes No
2017 For Honor No Yes No Yes No Yes No
2018 Far Cry 5 No Yes No Yes No Yes No
Starlink: Battle for Atlas No Yes No No No Yes Yes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sapieha, Chad (6 July 2017). "Ubisoft Toronto's big bet: A new spin on toy-based video games with Starlink". Financial Post. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  2. ^ Fahey, Mike (6 July 2009). "Ubisoft Toronto Brings 800 Jobs To Ontario". Kotaku. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Ubisoft Press Release - TERRORISM HITS HOME IN TOM CLANCY'S RAINBOW 6® PATRIOTS VIDEO GAME FROM UBISOFT®". 3 November 2011. Retrieved 9 November 2011.
  4. ^ Moser, Cassidee (14 July 2015). "Ubisoft Toronto is Working on a New AAA IP". IGN. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  5. ^ Takahashi, Dean (12 June 2017). "Ubisoft unveils Starlink video game with toys that attach to your controller". Venture Beat. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  6. ^ Dring, Christopher (12 June 2017). "Ubisoft Toronto: "We can bring life back to toys-to-life"". GamesIndustry.biz. Retrieved 12 March 2018.

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