Two Canadian gaming companies, Ubisoft and Virgin Gaming, enter partnership

ubiVirgin Gaming, an online gaming community, today announced it has partnered with gaming giant Ubisoft to be the online tournament provider for some of Ubisoft’s anticipated multiplayer console releases. Leading the charge is Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, the latest chapter in the Tom Clancy franchise. 

“Ubisoft is one of the leading video game publishers in the world and we are thrilled to offer our members the opportunity to compete in some of their best multiplayer console games,” said Rob Segal, CEO of Virgin Gaming.  “Virgin Gaming is a unique convergence of social networking, video games and competitive gaming, and we are excited that Ubisoft shares our vision for the platform and its potential.”

“Ubisoft is thrilled to be partnering with Virgin Gaming on its new venture. We have an exciting lineup of multiplayer titles this year that we believe will be a perfect fit for gamers to play and compete against each other in a tournament setting,” said Laurent Detoc, president of Ubisoft North America.

Ubisoft is just one of a series of industry partnerships with publishers and retailers to be announced by Virgin Gaming in the coming months.