Third party developing Ubisoft declared via livestream a ten year plan to open two new studios in Quebec, Canada today. In the procedure, Ubisoft will create over jobs in the area.
The very first of both of these new studios will open in early 2018 in Saguenay and will set the appropriately named Ubisoft Saguenay. Jimmy Boulianne, that will function as managing director of the studio will runs this new branch of Ubisoft. Ubisoft Saguenay will be devoted to creating advancements in the space to make Ubisoft games more linked than previously. More than 125 new jobs will be generated at Ubisoft Saguenay over the duration of the next five years alone.
As for when another studio in Ubisoft’s strategy it’s still unclear. Details or no more specific locations were given differently while the target is to have the following studio opened by 2027. They did however say that they plan on spending $780 million over the area within the course of the ten years using both the Saguenay office and this new studio.
In addition to both of these new spaces such as Ubisoft, they also disclosed plans to add more employees. On paper, while at the same time adding several 675 employees that are new to its Montreal studio, Ubisoft will look to make 200 projects in its Quebec City office.
Yves Guillemot, co-founder and CEO at Ubisoft, talked for its future in addition to touching on why he believes it was essential for the company. Guillemot stated the next:
We’re proud to have contributed to the emergence of Quebec as a hub for video game creation. More than 20 decades, Ubisoft has created more than 3,600 jobs, invested over $3.5 billion and acquired some of the greatest brands in the business here in Quebec. Now, video games are the most dynamic section of the entertainment industry, and so are in the center of revolution. As a result, we have a exceptional chance to constructs Quebec.
Quebec has essentially become the house of Ubisoft in the North American areato set studios at exactly the state makes logistical sense. While we sometimes have to report on the closure of studios within this industry, it s always good to find the see and reverse companies such as Ubisoft continue to rise.