Ubisoft have announced that they are opening a new development studio in the Philippines in the second quarter of 2016.
The studio will be located on the campus of De La Salle University in Santa Rosa, a city just south of Manila, and will have close ties to Ubisoft Singapore. A number of founding team members will move in from Singapore to train Ubisoft Philippines’ new recruits.
“We have huge ambition for this team, who will play a part in creating some of Ubisoft’s biggest and most beloved games,” says Chip Go, studio manager of Ubisoft Philippines. “Ubisoft Philippines will be recruiting 50 new team members this year, from artists to programmers, designers to project managers, and we are very confident of our ability to build a strong team to take up these challenges. Every day, Filipinos leave the country in search of opportunities elsewhere. I was one of those people eight years ago, and now I’m very happy to come back and bring my own experience in AAA game development.”