Assassin's Creed Valhalla
Platforms: PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PC, Stadia
The end of 2020 saw the company have historical numbers.
While the company has had its share of controversies over the last several years, Ubisoft has been one of the most consistent publishers and developers in the game industry. With a stable of huge IPs that they manage to get out at a rapid pace, and with a base style that has hit the mainstream in a big way. At the end of 2020, it also shows they are seeing continued success for that.
In the latest financial results reported by the company covering October-December of 2020, CEO Yves Guillemot said that the quarter was strongest single one in company history. He pointed to strong sells from the big titles they released in that timeframe: Watch Dogs Legions, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Immortals Fenyx Rising.
They say they were the leading publisher in terms of actual unit sales for 2020, the second best publisher in terms of new generation consoles on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S, and number 3 for Switch. PS4 and PS5 were the top platforms for the company with 37% of their market share, followed by Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S with 23%, PC next with 21% and then Switch with 13%. North America was their biggest market, which made up 48% of their market share.
You can read through the entire investor call or listen to it through here.