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Faces of War™: Your Squad, Your Initiative, Your Victory

The WWII action RTS where each battle can be won in a different way depending of player’s tactical choices.

London, UK - November 8th , 2005 - Today Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, reveals the first details of Faces of WarTM a World War II squad-based, real-time strategy game for the PC. Faces of WarTM is developed by Best Way and will be available in March 2006.

In each mission of Faces of WarTM, players will be leading a squad of 6 soldiers in a full 3D environment. Through the decisive European battles of World War II, they will be in command of Allied, Soviet and German troops. With innovative new in-game features, two battles will never be fought the same way.

  • 3D engine and advanced realistic physics allow complete freedom of tactical choices. With a free roaming camera and the addition of fully destructible environments, players will feel completely immersed in the reality of WWII.
  • Historical WWII campaigns with world-renowned battles including D-Day, winter missions and the storming of Berlin. The detailed reproduction of environments, military gear, vehicles and weapons underline the reality and intensity of the gameplay.
  • Complex artificial intelligence: soldiers won't simply execute any order given by players, they will think about how to do it in the most efficient and safe way.
  • Multiplayer Combat with up to 16.

For more information about the game, please visit www.facesofwargame.com

® 2005 1C Company. Developed by Best Way. All Rights Reserved. Published and distributed by Ubisoft Entertainment under license from 1C Company. French, German, Italian and Spanish Translations ® 2006 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Faces of War, Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainement in the US and/or other countries.

About 1C COMPANY

1C Company specialises in the distribution, publishing and development of interactive entertainment products and business software. Founded in 1991 1C has become the leading Russian company publishing and distributing computer games in the former USSR. 1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has two internal studios. Internal development projects include IL-2 Sturmovik, IL-2 Sturmovik: The Forgotten Battles and Pacific Fighters - award-winning WWII combat flight simulators. 1C Company works as a publisher and producer with over 20 leading Russian independent development studios and has produced over 50 projects for PC, Xbox and PS2. More information about the company is available at http://int.games.1c.ru

About Best Way

BEST WAY WAS FOUNDED IN 1991, IN THE UKRAINE. INITIALLY THE COMPANY SPECIALIZED IN COMPUTER HARDWARE, APPLICATION SOFTWARE AND NETWORKS. IN 1999 THE COMPANY'S GAME DEVELOPMENT SUBDIVISION WAS CREATED. SOLDIERS: HEROES OF WORLD WAR II, PUBLISHED IN RUSSIA, CIS AND BALTIC STATES BY 1C COMPANY, HAS BECOME THE DEBUT PROJECT OF BEST WAY. THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED TITLE HAS WON THE "BEST GAME OF 2004", "BEST GRAPHICS OF 2004" AND "BEST SOUNDTRACK 2004" AWARDS DURING THE ANNUAL CEREMONY GAMELAND AWARD.

About Ubisoft:

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through its strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 21 countries and sales in more than 50 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge videogame titles to consumers. Ubisoft generated revenue of 538 million for the 2004-2005 fiscal year, an increase of 8 percent over the previous fiscal year at constant exchange rates. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.

This press release contains statements that are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about UbiSoft's business based, in part, on assumptions made by its management. These statements are not guarantees of UbiSoft's future performance and involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in such forward-looking statements due to numerous factors, including, but not limited to, those described above and the following: changes in demand for UbiSoft's products, product mix, the timing of customer orders and deliveries, the impact of competitive products and pricing and difficulties encountered in the integration of acquired businesses. In addition, such statements could be affected by growth rates and market conditions relating to the interactive software industry and general domestic and international economic conditions. Specific information concerning these and other such factors is contained in UbiSoft's current report on Form 8-K as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 21, 2001. A copy of this filing may be obtained by contacting UbiSoft or the SEC. The forward-looking statements contained herein speak only as of the date on which they are made, and UbiSoft does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this release.

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