Throughout Ubisoft’s monetary convention name for traders and analysts associated to the second quarter of fiscal yr 2020/2021, CEO Yves Guillemot talked concerning the subsequent technology.
Guillemot expressed optimism for the industrial efficiency of the next-gen consoles each this yr and the subsequent.
That being stated, he additionally talked about the expectation that they are going to be briefly provide this yr.
“What we are able to say concerning the next-gen consoles is that they may actually be briefly provide in contrast with demand and we’re very completely happy that every one of our video games for the tip of this yr are taking full benefit of those new consoles.
We count on subsequent yr to be an incredible yr for next-gen consoles as properly and demand may even be extraordinarily sturdy”
Requested to touch upon Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda and whether or not their dedication to Xbox Recreation Go may very well be a killer software for the next-generation, Guillemot took the prospect to debate all first-parties.
“In truth, we’re in a really fascinating business as a result of there are actually increasingly kinds to promote our video games. What we see is that the standard of the expertise stays an important level.
While you create distinctive video games individuals come and purchase them the place they’re and within the kind they need. We’ll see increasingly prospects sooner or later to devour these video games.
So sure, Microsoft is doing an excellent job and there are additionally different methods to do good enterprise. Sony is progressing extraordinarily properly as properly with their method of doing issues, which is totally different from Microsoft.
We now have additionally Nintendo that has a totally totally different method as properly that’s working superb. On prime of that, we’re seeing these two streaming platforms which can be coming. We predict that over time they’re going to develop the marketplace for the business as properly.”
Guillemot added that cell can also be exhibiting good progress and there can be video games that can work each on cell and high-end platforms sooner or later.
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