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Two unannounced 'major Ubisoft games' set for release by April 2014

Five major titles due over next twelve months; Plus, new IP in the works

Paris headquartered publisher Ubisoft has said it is preparing to release five major core games across the next twelve months, two of which are not yet announced.

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Speaking at an investor call, chief executive Yves Guillemot said that one of the two unannounced projects is an entirely new IP.

The three other of the five core games due for release this year includes:

Combined, the five releases are expected to drive sales during the 2013/14 financial year to £1.2 billion, with a final profit of £100 million.

The company revealed that development of the Ubisoft Toronto title, 1666, has froze and will not be one of the five 13/14 releases.

Elsewhere in the financial call, Ubisoft revealed that its award-winning 2012 shooter Far Cry 3 has sold more than six million units.

Ubisoft also announced that sales income for the twelve months ending in April came in at £1.05 billion, which was up roughly by a fifth on performance the year prior.

Gross profit was higher too, at £770 million, though cash spent on development climbed to £360 million and advertising and sales rose to £250 million. By the end of the year, Ubisoft was left with a net profit of £90 million, which is up slightly on the £70 million it made in the FY11/12 period.

(Further financial figures can be found here)

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