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Ubisoft surpasses 25 million just dance video games sold through worldwide


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Ubisoft surpasses 25 million just dance video games sold through worldwide

  1. 1. UBISOFT SURPASSES 25 MILLIONJUST DANCE® VIDEO GAMES SOLD THROUGH WORLDWIDE Just Dance 3 is the best-selling game in the EMEA region for December 2011Montreal, Canada – January 13, 2012 – Today, Ubisoft announced that, according tointernal estimates, Just Dance 3 sold through more than 7 million units since its release,bringing total sell-through of the Just Dance franchise to more than 25 million unitsworldwide. Launched in October, Just Dance 3 has consistently been in the top five videogame sales charts in both the U.S. (NPD) and Europe (GfK Chart Track). People spend acollective 23 million minutes playing Just Dance 3 each day around the world, having fundancing to more than 7.5 million songs every day.*In 2011, Ubisoft’s Just Dance franchise came to the Kinect™ for Xbox 360® and thePlayStation® Move for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system for the first time, inaddition to its continued availability on the Wii™ system from Nintendo. Ubisoft recentlybroadened the brand with the release of Just Dance 2 Extra Songs and Just Dance Kids inEMEA, and launched Just Dance in Japan and Korea, selling more than a half a millioncopies in those two countries.Ubisoft also expanded its dance game offerings throughout the year with the release ofABBA You Can Dance, The Black Eyed Peas Experience, Michael Jackson The Experience,and The Smurfs Dance Party. According to internal estimates Ubisoft games accountedfor 64 percent of the dance game genre in EMEA in calendar year 2011.* Extrapolated numbers based on the tracked data from October 7, 2011 to December 31, 2011.
  2. 2. “The Just Dance franchise continues to be first choice for customers around theworldlooking for games that let them dance and get the party started in their livingrooms.” said Geoffroy Sardin, chief EMEA sales and marketing officer at Ubisoft. “Ourdiverse dance game offerings ensure that everyone can find an accessible and enjoyabletitle regardless of platform, and that we have a broad base upon which to bring newideas and titles in the years to come.”For more information about Just Dance, please visit: Ubisoft:Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and hasgrown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in26 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2010-11 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1.039 billion. To learn more, please visit© 2011 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Just Dance, Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks ofUbisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries.The ABBA trademark, music and Abba video clips areexclusively licensed from Polar Music International AB. The Black Eyed Peas is a trademark of BEP MUSIC, LLCin the US and/or other countries. The Black Eyed Peas® and all other logos and designs associated therewithare trademarks owned by The Black Eyed Peas.© 2011 Triumph International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. TheMichael Jackson name and associated logos are trademarks of Triumph International, Inc. in the U.S. and/orother countries. SMURFSTM & © Peyo 2011. Lic. Lafig B./IMPS. Movie © 2011 CPII/SPA. All Rights Reserved.“PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Kinect, Xbox, Xbox 360, XboxLIVE, and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies and are used under license fromMicrosoft. Wii is a trademark of Nintendo.