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Ubisoft Announces Assassin's Creed(tm) Video Game Now Available

UBISOFT ANNOUNCES ASSASSIN'S CREED(TM) VIDEO GAME NOW AVAILABLE IN STORES

SAN FRANCISCO ? November 14, 2007 ? Today Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announced its highly anticipated Assassin's Creed(TM) video game is now available in retail stores nationwide in North America. Easily one of the most anticipated games for the holiday season and the game has arrived on the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft at the MSRP of $59.99 with the Limited Edition priced at $69.99. It is rated "M? for Mature by the ESRB.

"Assassin's Creed is an incredible experience unlike anything else available this holiday season and we're thrilled with the buzz and attention the title has received,? shared Tony Key, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Ubisoft. "We anticipate having a strong sell through for Assassin's Creed and it's exciting to push the industry with such a breakthrough title in terms of technology, design and story. The development team in Montreal set out to redefine the action-adventure category and we now know that they have accomplished their goal.?

Initial reviews of Assassin's Creed have been outstanding:

? Game Informer 9.5/10
? PlayStation: The Official Magazine 10/10
? GamePro 5/5
? GameSpot U.S. 9/10
? GamesRadar U.S. 10/10
? GameTrailers 9.1/10
? Yahoo! Games 4.5/5

About Assassin's Creed
The game is set in 1191 AD, when the Third Crusade was tearing the Holy Land apart. Shrouded in secrecy and feared for their ruthlessness, the Assassins intend to stop the hostilities by suppressing both sides of the conflict. Players will assume the role of the main character, Altair, and will have the power to throw their immediate environment into chaos and truly experience the art of a master assassin. For more information, please visit www.assassinscreed.com.

About Ubisoft:
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a 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 sales of 680 million Euros for the 2006-07 fiscal year. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.

© 2007 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Assassin's Creed, Ubisoft, Ubi.com, and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries. "PlayStation?, "PLAYSTATION? and "PS? Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE, and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

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