Press Release

UBISOFT® REPORTS FIRST-HALF 2016-17 SALES AND EARNINGS FIGURES

  • Very good first-half performance marked by an even more profitable and recurring profile, validating Ubisoft’s long term strategy

  

  • Strong growth in financial performance
    • Sales of €281.4 million, ahead of targets
    • Non-IFRS operating loss of €61.8 million versus €107.8 million in first-half 2015-16
    • Net cash position of €37.7 million versus a net debt position of €155.5 million
  • Continued success of the digital strategy
    • Digital revenues up sharply to €202.6 million (72.0% of total sales)
    • Strong growth in player engagement levels, with MAUs[1] up 43.9%
    • A 132.1% jump in player recurring investment[2]
  • Targets for full-year 2016-17 updated, with non-IFRS operating income target revised upwards:
    • Sales of between €1,610 million and €1,670 million, compared with the previously-announced target of €1,700 million
    • Non-IFRS operating income of between €230 million and €250 million, compared with €230 million
 

[1] Monthly Active Users

[2] Recurring player investment includes sales of digital items, DLC/Season Pass, subscriptions and advertising.

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