Ubisoft delays three titles set for '08
Ubisoft has announced that they will be delaying three games in the 2008 fiscal year. The upcoming titles that will see a push back are Far Cry 2, Tom Clancy's Endwar, and Brothers In Arms: Hell's Highway. There are still no set release dates for the titles listed, but we can expect that all will be after April (which is when the 2008 fiscal year begins).
Apparently, the delay is due to monetary concerns and not the fact that the development teams can't finish their respective games. Ubisoft stated that they want to "fill the shelves" to help boost their revenue and up the numbers that will show on their financial reports which are due on February 23rd.
Assassin's Creed, the latest hit from Ubisoft, has already surpassed the three million mark - its inital expectation upon release. Ubisoft now has its sights set on a whopping five million.
Far Cry 2 and Tom Clancy's Endwar are being developed by Ubisoft while Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway is still being developed by Gearbox. Both Endwar and Hell's Highway will be utilizing Unreal Engine 3.