Ubisoft dips its toes into Hollywood’s waters

Ubisoft may first and foremost be a video game studio, but as the industry continues to shift, it’s looking to expand its footprint.

The biggest shift these days is the publisher’s growing interest in the world of cinema. After seeing Hollywood fumble one of its valuable franchises with Prince of Persia, Ubisoft has started to take things into its own hands, overseeing production on films tied to the Assassin’s Creed and Splinter Cell franchises.

And Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot says the company doesn’t plan to cede control this time around.

Read more at Gamasutra

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