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Online Game Technology Summit: From R6 Siege to Ubisoft Connect: How Ubisoft Created a Powerful Online Ecosystem

Martin Lavoie  (Online Technology Director, Ubisoft)

Date: Monday, July 19

Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass

Topic: Programming

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: N/A: I prefer to present live on-site but I am open to delivering a virtual presentation

Over the past 10 years, Ubisoft has invested in implementing its global online services platform which since provides a growing set of features integrated to all its game titles from Assassin's Creed to Rainbow Six Siege and Watch Dogs Legion. The services and game data from this online platform are also what enables the Ubisoft Connect experience and cross-progression features for Ubisoft games. It is a comprehensive, fully managed, internal product which is built as a modern micro-services architecture taking advantage of public clouds scalability. This talk will open the hood on the what, how and why of this platform which is at the heart of Ubisoft's online strategy.


Learn about the architecture, components, features and operation along with the challenges and benefits of running a publisher owned online services platform.

Intended Audience

Anyone interested in Online and especially Online programmers, architects, technical leads, live producers, live operations specialists.