A scene from the Ubisoft game “Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora”
French video game developer Ubisoft announced on Thursday that it is postponing the release of the game Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora< /em> to 2023-2024.
In a press release, Ubisoft explains that the decision aims to offer a cutting-edge immersive experience that will take advantage of next-generation console technology.
Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora was scheduled to be released later in 2022, alongside the release of the film Avatar : The Way of the Water(Avatar : The Way of Water), the sequel to James Cameron's smash hit that inspired the game.
We have also decided to release in 2023-24 a game not announced smaller scale, originally slated for 2022-23, Ubisoft said in the same statement.
Ubisoft also announced slightly higher than expected revenue for the first quarter, a result attributable to the good performance of Assassin's Creed and Rainbow Six Siege.
It is however, this is a decrease of 9.8% compared to last year.
The group expects to record net sales for the second quarter of around 270 million euros ( 355 million dollars) and expects an operating profit of around 400 million euros (525 million dollars) in 2022-2023.
Over the past few months, Ubisoft has suffered from delays and a drop in demand from the highs reached earlier during the pandemic. The company also competes with hit titles and free-to-play games.
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