10 Amazing Facts About Ubisoft

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Ubisoft Entertainment SA is a French multinational video game  publisher, headquartered in Rennes, France. It is known for developing games for several acclaimed video game franchises including Assassin's Creed, Far  Cry, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, Prince  of Persia, Rayman, Watch Dogs and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell. Read some interesting facts about Ubisoft.

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2. Tom Clancy's The Division is based on a study conducted by the US government back in 2001. The government started an operation Dark Winter to simulate a senior-level bio terrorist attack. The government wanted to study the effects of such attack, Polygon reports. It is a simulation in which a terrorist group infects 3000 people in a shopping mall.

3. In March 1986, five brothers of the Guillemot family founded the video game publisher, Ubisoft, in Carentoir, a small village located in the Morbihan department of the Brittany region, in France.

4. Ubisoft has described Ghost Recon Wildlands as one of the biggest open world games that they have ever published, with the game world including a wide variety of environments such as mountains, forests, deserts and salt pans.

5. Ratonhnhak√©:ton—otherwise known by his adopted name, Connor—in Assassin's Creed III was voiced by actor Noah Watts, a descendent of the Blackfeet nation.

6. Assassin's Creed is the Best-Selling game of Ubisoft.

7. Splinter Cell : andora Tomorrow is the only game in the series where Lambert is voiced by a different voice actor.

8. In December 2004, rival gaming corporation Electronic Arts purchased a 19.9% stake in the firm, an action Ubisoft referred to as "hostile" on EA's part.

9. In March 2010, outages to the Ubisoft DRM servers were reported, causing about 5% of legitimate buyers to be unable to play Assassin's Creed II and Silent Hunter 5.

10. In April 2012, Ubisoft was sued by the author of the book Link, John L. Beiswenger, who alleged a copyright infringement for using his ideas in the Assassin's Creed franchise and demanding $5.25 million in damages and wanted to stop the release of Assassin's Creed III.