Vivendi to Sell Off All Ubisoft Shares

AlphaAtlas

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After taking over Gameloft, French media conglomerate Vivendi was determined to take over Ubisoft, whether Ubisoft wanted it nor not. After fighting tooth and nail for some time, Ubisoft forced Vivendi to back down in March of this year, announcing their intention to sell any remaining Ubisoft stock. Today, Vivendi reaffirmed their commitment, and announced that all remaining shares of Ubisoft would be sold off by March 2019.

The remaining shares are worth around 500 million Euros, based on a price of 66 Euros per share. Around 0.9 per cent of the remaining interest in Ubisoft will be sold on October 1, 2018, with the remainder due to be sold on March 5, 2019. These transactions represent the very end of what once represented a crisis for Ubisoft.
 

MNKyDeth

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I was thinking.... People still buy Ubisfot and EA games... games?

I don't know... The best games that have come out in the last 5 to 10'ish years have all been from smaller games companies in my opinion.

However.... Let Ubi die on their own. Vivendi imo was silly to ever try to get that company. But I don't really care for Vivendi either.
 

Grimlaking

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After seeing that spiderman basically looks like a jumpy swingy assasins creed... and I've enjoyed many in that series. I have to say I enjoy Ubisoft games as well.
 

Sedriss

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Hey I'm still paying R6 Siege very heavily. And it has a huge following. Currently going strong in year 3.
 

Timobkg

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I know it's an unpopular opinion but I actually like ubisoft games. :blackeye:
I think many Ubisoft open-world games have absolutely fallen into an icon-covered, collect-a-thon rut. But I still like Ubisoft games a lot more than anything Activision has put out in the last decade. And don't even get me started on King's games...

I'm glad Ubisoft didn't fall prey to a hostile Vivendi takeover.
 
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