Ubisoft is having a good year, posting some very healthy financials for the first quarter of 2007-08, with sales at 134 million Euros (£90 million) for the period – exceeding the French publisher’s sales forecast by 14 million Euro (£9.4 million).
"Ubisoft has made a solid start to the year, and continued to win market share," said CEO Yves Guillemot (pictured).
"Momentum was particularly strong during the period for European sales, which climbed 109 per cent thanks to the ramp-up of new-generation consoles and the impact of PS3 game sales, including Rainbow Six Vegas
Sales are up a whopping 90.5 per cent from the same period back in 2006-07 and Ubisoft’s predicts that the healthy sales momentum will continue with a sales forecast for the second quarter of the current financial year 105 million Euro (£70 million).Splinter Cell Conviction
and Far Cry 2
have now both been pushed back to early 2008 release dates.