Throughout Ubisoft’s quarterly monetary convention name for traders and analysts, CEO Yves Guillemot and CFO Frédérick Duguet talked concerning the subsequent fiscal yr and past.
The executives had been requested if there may be room for a fourth AAA sport on prime of Avatar: Frontier of Pandora, Cranium & Bones, & Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope.
The reply was that there are “Different Thrilling Premium Video games” anticipated to return within the fiscal yr, which spans the interval between April 2022 and March 2023. It’s price mentioning that Ubisoft defines “premium” non-free to play AAA video games.
Whereas not explicitly, Duguet appeared to trace that none of those shall be an Murderer’s Creed sport in response to a different query, mentioning that Ubisoft shall be specializing in delivering a “huge yr two” for Valhalla, with the largest post-launch program ever for the franchise.
By the way, we additionally heard that Cranium & Bones is taken into account “very promising” and has simply handed an vital milestone in improvement. However, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope ought to be a lot larger than Kingdom Battle resulting from the truth that the put in base of the Change is way greater now.
Requested to touch upon the gross sales efficiency of PS5, Duguet talked about that as seen from Sony’s outcomes gross sales of PS5 are rising quarter to quarter and that’s what Ubisoft anticipated. Finally, the writer expects that given the sturdy demand, the cumulative put in base of PS5 and Xbox Collection X|S consoles shall be greater than that of the earlier technology.
Guillemot added that these days next-gen platforms are on the prime of gross sales of all of the video games Ubisoft launches. He expects that that share will grow to be larger and greater because the put in base grows.
Requested concerning the mysterious Murderer’s Creed Infinity challenge, Guillemot clarified that it’s not going to be a free-to-play sport. It’s going to have “lots of narrative parts” and it’s going to be a “very progressive sport” but it surely’ll nonetheless have what gamers already love in all Murderer’s Creed video games from the beginning. It’s going to be a “large sport”
Duguet additionally clarified that the sport continues to be early in improvement so nothing extra could be stated about it.
If you wish to learn extra about Ubisoft’s monetary efficiency, you possibly can take a look at our devoted article from earlier at the moment.