Gaming group Ubisoft suspends sales in Russia

FILE PHOTO: Paris Games Week (PGW) trade fair for video games in Paris
FILE PHOTO: The UbiSoft Entertainment logo is seen at the Paris Games Week (PGW), a trade fair for video games in Paris, France, October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/

March 7, 2022

(Reuters) – French gaming group Ubisoft, the maker of the blockbuster “Assassin’s Creed” franchise, has suspended sales of its products in Russia, the company said on Monday.

“Digital and physical sales are suspended in Russia,” a company spokesperson told Reuters in a call, confirming an earlier Bloomberg report.

The group did not provide any financial details.

Ubisoft has an office in Moscow and employees in the Ukrainian cities of Kyiv and Odessa.

(Reporting by Valentine Baldassari; Editing by Jan Harvey)