As a part of Ubisoft’s newest monetary briefing, the corporate offered an summary of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic and outlined the steps it is taken to maintain its employees secure.
In a press release, Ubisoft stated the well being and well-being of its staff stays “our top priority.” Ubisoft’s groups at the moment are working from house, with the corporate’s IT division serving to staffers stand up to hurry on working within the new distant setting. The writer described the transfer as a “challenging new context that has required all our employees to adapt quickly.”
Looking forward, Ubisoft stated it’s making ready for a future when workplaces open as soon as extra. The firm is “taking special precautions to make sure that team members who are returning to the office can do so safely.” There isn’t any actual time for when Ubisoft’s groups will be capable to return to work, nevertheless. Ubisoft has workplaces across the globe, and native governments will determine when enterprise locations can re-open.
A second main ingredient of the pandemic is the way it’s led to individuals staying house and enjoying extra video games. In flip, the online game business has seen a important improve within the cash spent on video games.
Ubisoft took half within the effort to assist individuals keep entertained throughout quarantine by releasing a few of its fashionable video games without cost as a part of its “Play Your Part, Play At Home” marketing campaign. Ubisoft gave away copies of Child of Light, Rayman Legends, and Assassin’s Creed II for PC, and collectively, they had been redeemed 9 million occasions, Ubisoft stated. Additionally, Ubisoft stated lecturers are utilizing the Discovery Tour mode in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey to assist their college students study historical Greece.
Ubisoft additionally adjusted a few of its web bandwidth insurance policies to assist lower the load on networks brought on by the inflow of individuals staying at house. What’s extra, Ubisoft stated its groups around the globe have donated their money and time to space hospitals and meals banks.
Ubisoft’s subsequent massive sport is Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, which releases this 12 months as a launch title for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. It will even be accessible for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.