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Ubisoft Financials

Ubisoft announces the release of financial results (Adobe Acrobat format) for their fiscal year 2013, saying their numbers for the year are "at the upper end of the recently-raised target ranges." They report annual sales are up 18% to €1,256 million and non-IFRS operating income is up 79% to €100 million. The results include perspective from Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot:

"In 2012-13 our financial performance outstripped the targets that we had announced a year ago, notably with non-IFRS operating income up 79% and higher-than-expected cash generation. The expertise and talent of our teams enabled Ubisoft to manage the year’s difficult market conditions and the drop in the casual segment remarkably well. In addition, the success of Far Cry 3 confirmed our strong comeback in the major segment of shooter games.” Guillemot continued "We began fiscal 2012-13 with two major franchises: Assassin’s Creed and Just Dance. Twelve months later, we have substantially extended our reach by establishing Far Cry as another major franchise, building upon the great potential for our newest brand, Watch Dogs, and making our online/digital segment an increasingly significant part of our business. The steady rise in our operating and financial performance during the last three years is the direct result of the longterm investments we have made, with the continued development of our creative capacity and the bolstering of our expertise in online activities.”

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48. Re: Ubisoft Financials May 19, 2013, 05:37 netnerd85
 
Beamer wrote on May 18, 2013, 21:41:
This argument started with "anyone that gives up any freedom for security is a fool" and turned into a discussion on the merits of Steam.

You guys don't even need to do that. He started with such a giant, stupid blanket statement that there's no need to discuss Steam. His opening hypothesis can be proven wrong with, well, society and civilization as a whole.
In general Security is an illusion. A perception of something that is impossible to achieve. Those are just the facts. It's a piece of mind thing that just doesn't work.

Games still get hacked, Valve are selling publishers and now developers a service. There are plenty of hacked Steam games out there. Plenty.

@Jerykk you ignored my personal experience as nothing. My examples you said just were simply not good. You're just ignoring me.
 
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