Worm turns for UbiSoft

French publisher grabs multi-million selling franchise

Source - press release

In something of a publishing coup, UbiSoft have announced today that they will be handling the next installment in Team 17 Software's multi-million selling Worms series, previously distributed by Virgin Interactive. "Ubi Soft were an obvious choice as a partner to take Worms to the next level", according to the developer's commercial director Debbie Bestwick. "Team17 were looking for the right leading global partner and with Ubi Soft's world-wide distribution into 52 countries, their strong character marketing approach and their superb developer relations we are looking forward to building a strong relationship between the two companies."


The newly announced Worms Blast will be the first game in the long-running series to feature a combination of 3D graphics and real-time action, while hopefully retaining that classic Worms gameplay and daft-annelids-with-big-guns ethos we have all come to know and love. Expect to see the end result popping up this autumn on PC, PlayStation 2, GameCube and GameBoy Advance.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our policy.

Jump to comments (7)

About the author





You may also enjoy...

Dying Light 2 delayed on Switch

Will now arrive "within six months" of other platforms.

Jelly Deals | The Nintendo Switch OLED is down to £300

This TCG daily deal ends at midnight tonight.

Firaxis veterans form new studio Bit Reactor to focus on turn-based strategy games

With "high-end production values, riveting storytelling, and innovative design".

Supporters only

Comments (7)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer Merch
Explore our store