CEO Yves Guillemot on Ubisoft’s 35th Anniversary – Game Makers Podcast
In 1986, the five Guillemot brothers founded a mail-order videogame publisher called Ubi Soft in Brittany, France. Today, Ubisoft has more than 45 studios and offices around the world, more than 20,000 team members, and is the creative powerhouse behind beloved franchises including Assassin’s Creed, the Tom Clancy brands, Far Cry, Just Dance, Watch Dogs, and Rabbids.
To celebrate the company’s 35th anniversary, CEO and co-founder Yves Guillemot joins the Ubisoft Game Makers podcast for an in-depth conversation about the past, present, and future of Ubisoft. He retraces the history of the company and
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The Publisher With a Creator’s Heart
Ubisoft started mainly as a publisher, distributing UK games in France and working with local third-party developers – often young, talented people creating small games from their homes. brothers had their eyes on creation, and were using publishing and distribution to finance the development of original titles.
“That’s what we wanted to do,” Guillemot says. costly to create games.”
Humility, Pride, & Respect
During the conversation, Guillemot mentioned how Ubisoft draws a lot of learnings from the past and uses them as the foundation for the future. returns to Ubisoft’s teams: how they built the company and created its games, and how their potential is the key to the future. And, also, how proud Ubisoft’s team members should be about what the company has achieved.
Guillemot emphasizes that his goal is for Ubisoft team members to be empowered things together.” Guillemot hopes teams at Ubisoft feel great pride in their about Ubisoft, being humble but creating experiences that will please people for
Nov 25, 2021 at 10:19