Virgin & Ubisoft form tag-team

Virgin Gaming has partnered with Ubisoft to be the online tournament provider for some of the publisher’s most anticipated multiplayer console releases. Upcoming titles include Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. CEO of Virgin Gaming, Rob Segal, is pleased with the new deal.

“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,”

“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 President of North America, Laurent Detoc, also spoke positively of the partnership.

“Ubisoft is thrilled to be partnering with Virgin Gaming on its new venture. We have an exciting line-up 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.”

Sir Richard Branson unveiled Virgin Gaming to at E3 with an announcement that they would give away over $1 million in cash and prizes over its first 12 months.

Apparently we’ll get more information about Virgin Gaming’s other partnerships in the coming months.

So Train2Game, what do you think of this new partnership? Will it work? And do you think you’ll try and enter any of their online competitions?

As usual, leave your thoughts here or on the Train2Game forum.

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