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Ubisoft acquires Driver

Ubisoft is pleased to announce that it will acquire from Atari the DriverĀ® franchise and the majority of the assets of Reflections Interactive Limited studio

London, UK - 14 July 2006 - Today, Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announces that it has concluded an agreement with Atari, Inc. and Reflections Interactive Limited to acquire the intellectual property and technology rights to Driver®, the world acclaimed franchise, as well as most of the assets and all of the personnel of Reflections Interactive Limited. The acquisition will be completed for a cash price of 19 M . The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in Ubisoft's second quarter of fiscal 2007. "We are thrilled with this acquisition which will allow us to add a prestigious title to our catalogue and to enter into the driving games segment, one of the most important segments in the gaming industry. With more than 14 million units sold throughout the world, Driver® is one of the most successful brands in the history of video games. We look forward to leveraging the unique knowledge of the Ubisoft studios to ensure that Driver will be one of the leading brands of the next generation of consoles." said Yves Guillemot, CEO of Ubisoft. Contact : Investor Relations Jean-Benoît roquette Head of Investor Relations +33 1 48 18 52 39 Disclaimer : This statement may contain financial data evaluated, information on future projects and transactions and future economic results/performance. Such valuations are provided for estimation purposes only. They are subject to market risks and uncertainties and may vary significantly with the actual results that shall be published. About Ubisoft : Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through its strong and diversified lineup 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 video game titles to consumers. Ubisoft generated revenue of 547 million Euros for the 2005-2006 fiscal year. To learn more, please visit

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