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Tom Clancy's The Division


 

Ubisoft announced some impressive statistics regarding several of the publisher’s properties during its recent earnings presentation, including very promising player-base numbers for Tom Clancy’s The Division.

Give that The Division broke sales records when it launched back in early March, it’s unsurprising to hear it listed at the forefront of the publisher’s accomplishments. There are currently over 9.5 million registered users in the post-pandemic shooter, and active players spend an average of around three hours a day playing the game.

Even less critically-acclaimed Ubisoft titles are outperforming expectations. Per the publisher’s comments, Far Cry Primal had the “best performance ever for a game released in the month of February.” Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege has “doubled its audience” in 2016, likely helped along by a stream of free DLC.

Ubisoft’s presentation included some of the company’s revenue figures for its fourth-quarter and full-year performance. Full-year sales are down 4.8 percent from last year, landing at ?1.4 billion ($1.6 billion), revenue from the fourth quarter is up 267.7 percent from the same period last year at ?625 million, and digital sales brought in ?446.7 million this year, a 16.7 percent increase year-on-year.

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Nick didn’t start gaming until mid-2006. Once his parents finally allowed a console into the house, it was all uphill from there. Starting out with a PS2, he grew an affinity for Sony consoles and moved on to the PS3, and now the PS4. He keeps his gaming palette wide, but, gun to his head, he’d have to say shooters are his genre of choice. Find him on Twitter @idole808

A whole lot of people are playing a whole lot of The Division

By Nick Plessas | 05/12/2016 02:00 PM PT

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Ubisoft announced some impressive statistics regarding several of the publisher’s properties during its recent earnings presentation, including very promising player-base numbers for Tom Clancy’s The Division.

Give that The Division broke sales records when it launched back in early March, it’s unsurprising to hear it listed at the forefront of the publisher’s accomplishments. There are currently over 9.5 million registered users in the post-pandemic shooter, and active players spend an average of around three hours a day playing the game.

Even less critically-acclaimed Ubisoft titles are outperforming expectations. Per the publisher’s comments, Far Cry Primal had the “best performance ever for a game released in the month of February.” Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege has “doubled its audience” in 2016, likely helped along by a stream of free DLC.

Ubisoft’s presentation included some of the company’s revenue figures for its fourth-quarter and full-year performance. Full-year sales are down 4.8 percent from last year, landing at ?1.4 billion ($1.6 billion), revenue from the fourth quarter is up 267.7 percent from the same period last year at ?625 million, and digital sales brought in ?446.7 million this year, a 16.7 percent increase year-on-year.

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About Nick Plessas

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Nick didn’t start gaming until mid-2006. Once his parents finally allowed a console into the house, it was all uphill from there. Starting out with a PS2, he grew an affinity for Sony consoles and moved on to the PS3, and now the PS4. He keeps his gaming palette wide, but, gun to his head, he’d have to say shooters are his genre of choice. Find him on Twitter @idole808