'Ubisoft' Latest News & Updates: The Company Turns 30 Years Old and Offers Free Games Including 'Rayman'and More
Ubisoft is best known for numerous acclaimed video game franchises such as "Assassin's Creed", "Just Dance", "Prince of Persia", "Rayman" and others. The company is celebrating its 30th anniversary and is giving away goodies including games for the next 30 days. For the same reason, it also offered "Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon" for free on PC a few weeks ago as part of its Ubi30 promotions.
Following Ubisoft's reported potential takeover by Vivendi, the company is still active with its events including a special celebration for its 30th birthday where numbers of gaming offers will be given away for free. According to GameSpot, the special event kicks off Nov. 24 where "Rayman" classic goes free on mobile. For gamers claiming their free gifts, they need to log in everyday to 30days.ubi.com using their Ubisoft account until Dec. 30.
It also includes free digital assets and discounted rates on games in Ubisoft store. Additionally, a special limited time competition will take place and 300 people can win one of the three chosen Ubisoft games although the company hasn't revealed what the selected games are but these are one of the company's latest titles.
With regard to Ubisoft's possible takeover by Vivendi, the company's vice president of live operations, Anne Blondel commented that it wouldn't be the same if Vivendi acquires Ubisoft adding that the company's independency has allowed them to take chances on titles making the company a huge success over the last 30 years. Its CEO Yves Guillemot also added that he will stop being the company's CEO under a Vivendi-owned Ubisoft.
Ubisoft Entertainment SA was founded by five brothers of the Guillemot family in March 1986, which is headquartered in Rennes, France. The multinational video game developer and publisher is best known for developing critically acclaimed video games like "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell".