E3 2019: Ubisoft predictions, rumors and expectations

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What we might see: An Ubisoft streaming subscription service

The TV landscape is kind of lousy with subscription services and getting more lousy all the time. Who was time and money for all that content (nobody really, and some streaming services are doing terribly)?

It’s a little better on the gaming side because while there are a number of services offered on both console and PC, it’s reasonably manageable and you don’t have a large number of publishers or developers that have a strong enough catalog of their own to offer competing streaming services. Electronic Arts is the only third-party publisher to do so, and their content still seems somewhat lacking regardless.

Ubisoft is a third party AAA developer that could offer its own streaming service, however. It has an extensive library of IP that is at least fondly remembered if not currently popular, and is just frankly a massive company with the resources to launch such a service.

It seems like this is a thing that is happening, and we will likely see it unveiled at this year’s Ubisoft E3 2019 presentation. This is based on yet another leak, though this time it was pretty much by Ubisoft themselves. A low monthly price to access Ubisoft’s entire back catalog and current games sounds like a pretty good deal if that’s indeed what this is. If it’s not, I don’t expect it to be particularly exciting.