Assassin S Creed Brotherhood Review
November 16, 2010 by Post Team
Assassin S Creed Brotherhood Review, Ubisoft certainly delivered on sales of the first half, but profitability is another matter. Report its earnings for the six months ended September 30 years ago today, the Parisian publisher saw revenues increase by 57 percent to € 260,000,000 ($ 354,000,000). However, a look at the bottom line of the editor, and it becomes obvious that a touch of discord is brewing within the company. Namely, Ubisoft reported a net loss of € 89.8 million ($ 122 million) off 34.5 percent from the same period a year ago.
Two factors have contributed significantly to the shortfall of Ubisoft. The first departure is disappointing for a handful of its titles released during the period. H.A.W.X. 2 RUSE, both of which were released Sept. 7, “a performance below expectations,” if Ubisoft did not indicate the total sales for both games. And if the release Shaun White Skateboarding fell outside the period, CEO of Ubisoft Yves Guillemot said in a conference call that the post-earnings game is “a slow start.”
The second factor contributing to losses of Ubisoft in the quarter was related to a substantial reorganization, which involved the cancellation of an undisclosed number of projects. Cancellations of reorganization and the project has resulted in a € 45300000 ($ 61.6 million) of non-recurring costs for the company.
“Ubisoft is taking steps to adapt its structure to major changes in the industry by streamlining the roles and activities of its studios, which led to the termination of certain projects,” said the publisher in connection with its earnings report .
Ubisoft has not indicated whether it had reduced its workforce as part of its reorganization, or if any of the canceled projects have already been announced. The publisher did not return a request for comment as of press time.
To finish with the disappointing news from Ubisoft, the publisher also had two game announce delays. Both times should arrive during the first three months of 2011, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon future soldier and driver: San Francisco were expelled from Ubisoft in the year. The publisher now expects to release both games during its next fiscal year, which runs April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012.
Despite the negative news, Ubisoft has maintained that it will achieve its previously announced guidance for the full year. Help it do so is the hit-in-waiting Assassin’s Creed: Performance Brotherhood and its range of high KINECTS, Just Dance 2 75 per cent year on year growth, and digital sales.
In addition, Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood preorders are up 25 percent from those of Assassin’s Creed, a game that went on to ship more than 9 million units. According to Guillemot, the scores of focus groups for the Brothers are the highest ever for a Ubisoft game.
Regarding programming Ubisoft will KINECTS, the publisher said that your form: Fitness Evolved became the title of third best-selling Xbox 360 add-on to the United States. Ubisoft also noted that fighters Uncaged, who received dismal test scores, and Sports Motion are both off to a promising start. All told, the publisher plans to publish six titles KINECTS before the end of March 2011.
Numerically, the publisher has seen a doubling of sales during the period, with its best performance since the screen comic-cm*-silver tie-in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, which was broadcast by the Xbox Live and PlayStation Network in August. The publisher also called the force of unspecified downloadable content and digital sales of certain PC games.
Ubisoft plans to double digital sales for each of the next two years. One way it plans to make it through the digital reissue of some of his hits catalog. According to Guillemot, Ubisoft will publish the first three installments Splinter Cell and Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time trilogy through downloadable. The Sands of Time trilogy is due on PSN and retail by the end of the year.
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