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Ubisoft CEO: 'We Have Everything We Need to Remain Independent'

Ubisoft CEO: 'We Have Everything We Need to Remain Independent' - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 11 May 2022 / 1,862 Views

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot in an earnings call with investors discussed the consolidation in the gaming industry in recent years. He did mention there has been a lot of talk of Ubisoft getting acquired, however, he said the company has what it needs to "remain independent."

"There has been a lot of talk around consolidation in the industry and in Ubisoft in particular," said Guillemot. Our overall position is clear and well known.

"As we said last February, we have everything we need to remain independent. We have the talent, the industrial and financial scale, and a large portfolio of powerful IPs to create massive value in the coming years.

Ubisoft CEO: 'We Have Everything We Need to Remain Independent'

"It has provided us with the plan to build strategic partnerships with the biggest players in entertainment and tech. The current speculation is putting in plain sight the real appeal and value of our assets and of our value creation potential.

"As mentioned before, as a public listed company, it is best practice for our board to review any offer in the interest of all shareholders and of our great teams."

Thanks, VideoGamesIndustry.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Jumpinbeans (on 11 May 2022)

all i heard was "look at all the great stuff we have........please buy us"
They'll be bought/broken up inside 2 years.

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DonFerrari (on 11 May 2022)

Activision and Zenimax also had, which doesn't can`t, won't, don't want to be bought. But I prefer they stay independent.

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2zosteven DonFerrari (on 12 May 2022)

well put

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Kakadu18 (on 11 May 2022)

Everything, except for original ideas that actually create massive value.
They have a large portfolio of tripple recycled old ideas. If they keep going they'll be bought up soon enough.

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LivncA_Dis3 (on 12 May 2022)

I don't think anyone would wanna buy Ubisoft,

They're getting stale with their products

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Livewitharya (on 12 May 2022)

Please make and release a good Prince of Persia game before being bought. With complex puzzles, great combat mechanics, great graphics and good storyline. ✌🏼✌🏼✌🏼

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VAMatt Livewitharya (on 12 May 2022)

I think your best shot for a Prince of Persia is to hope they get purchased by Microsoft.

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Livewitharya VAMatt (on 12 May 2022)

They are developing it though but it can be cancelled.

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Libara (on 11 May 2022)

And creatively dead.

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Chazore (on 12 May 2022)

Sounds like they want to be bought up lol.

Anything they have to offer has either been delayed, diluted or in dev hell for years, and even then they still focus on live service shit.

Ubi fell from grace a long time ago. I actually wish someone would buy and break them up and reform them into something more creatively worthy.

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