Ubisoft just announced the opening of Ubisoft Berlin.
Ubisoft Berlin will open in early 2018 and will collaborate on the Far Cry franchise. Istvan Tajnay is the studio manager. Ubisoft Berlin will report to Benedikt Grindel, Managing Director of Ubisoft Blue Byte. Istvan has worked at Ubisoft Blue Byte from 2012 and will be the studio manager at Ubisoft Berlin when it opens in Early 2018. Istvan Tajnay commented on the announcement:
“We are thrilled to be opening the doors to Ubisoft Berlin and working on the Far Cry series together with other Ubisoft teams. In the first year, we will build a core team of around 50 developers drawing on all areas of expertise. We are currently recruiting for these positions and the reception so far is overwhelmingly positive from candidates of a very high calibre.”
Ubisoft Berlin will open in the centre of Berlin. It is the third Ubisoft production studio in Germany after Düsseldorf and Mainz.