Published: Sun, April 08, 2018
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How much walk through the entire map Far Cry 5

How much walk through the entire map Far Cry 5

Ubisoft announced their plans to invest $35 million in Winnipeg during a ceremony Friday morning.

Ubisoft, the company behind video game franchises such as Assassin's Creed, will announce today it is opening a studio in Winnipeg.

Blaine Pedersen, Manitoba's Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister said the the province looks forward to working with Ubisoft to grow our tech talent pool.

Ubisoft has just published the first patch for the PC version of Far Cry 5, a new chapter in the shooter series that is already tearing the records made by previous games of the franchise. Now, with Ubisoft Winnipeg newly launched and more top talent coming over the next five years, expect to see the company continue to rise and excel.

According to an April 6th, 2018 media release, Ubisoft Winnipeg will "play a strategic role as a AAA co-development studio dedicated to developing tools and technology that enable teams to create immersive, engaging game worlds for players".

Ubisoft Winnipeg joins the developer-publisher's Canadian collective of triple-A studios in Montreal, Quebec, Saguenay, and Toronto.

Overall, this is something that will only bold well for Ubisoft and future content/titles. "Our team facilitated meetings between Ubisoft and local industry stakeholders, helped navigate a smooth market entry for the company, and helped them become welcomed into Winnipeg's business community".

A news conference will be held in Winnipeg this morning to share more details but several sources indicated it will be a major development for the city. Ubisoft is sure to announce some great upcoming titles that will be supported by the Ubisoft Winnipeg offices.

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