Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is already Ubisoft’s second largest game ever

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla made Ubisoft a lot of money.

That’s because it’s the publisher’s”[second] The biggest profitable game in history” and won this title in less than 12 months. Want to know what is the biggest game Ubisoft has ever made? So are we, but Ubisoft didn’t mention who’s in it. 2021-22 first half financial report Released today.

“Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has been superior to Assassin’s Creed Odyssey since its release,” the financial report reads. “This quarter, the “Paris Siege” expansion led by Ubisoft Singapore’s outstanding team created a record level of participation. In less than 12 months, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has become the second largest in Ubisoft’s history. Profitable games reflect the extraordinary strength and value of this series.”

Ubisoft said that more “great new content” will be launched in the second year of “Valhalla”, and specifically mentioned content in the “second half of this fiscal year”. It is not clear whether this content is more in line with free DLC or paid extensions, such as the recent Siege of Paris.

Elsewhere in the financial earnings report, Ubisoft recently released Far Cry 6 The performance is also pretty good. No specific sales figures were mentioned, but the publisher stated that the game time per player in “Far Cry 6” increased by 25% compared to 2018 Far Cry 5.

“Early sales are consistent with the stable performance of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, which is a game released in a similar time frame,” the report reads. “With exciting post-launch plans in the coming months, Far Cry 6 will perform well this holiday season.”

It seems that the DLC content of “Valhalla” and “Far Cry 6” will also strongly support Ubisoft in the next fiscal year of 2022, because the company will only launch three games in next year’s lineup, although it does Opened the door for more games.

“80% of Ubisoft’s investment is focused on significantly expanding its premium products in the next few years, especially with the release of Avatar: Pandora Front, Mario + Rabbit: Spark of Hope, Skeletons and Bones, and more exciting games. Fiscal year,” the report said.

The “and more exciting games” part might imply things like Prince of Persia: Sands of Time Remastered, Originally scheduled to be released in January this year But has since been postponed indefinitelyPerhaps Ubisoft will not mention this highly anticipated remake in the report for safety reasons, in case it is postponed indefinitely to 2023.

While waiting for Ubisoft’s content to be released next year, please check Game informant Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Review Then check our Impressions of its latest expansion “Paris Siege”. Please be sure to read Game informant Far Cry 6 comments after that.

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