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Ubisoft Adds Support to China GDC

Press Release from CGDC Organizing Committee

BEIJING, April 27 -- Today, the CGDC Organizing Committee (Howell) announces Ubisoft's participation in the China Game Developer Conference 2009 which will be held in Shanghai from July 24th to 26th, 2009 at Shanghai International Convention Center.

As a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide, and an active player in China's gaming industry for over 10 years, Ubisoft will be involved in planning event topics while also sending senior experts to deliver key-note speeches, in order to support the Chinese government's policy of leveling up game development in China, and strengthening local enterprises' innovation capacity. Ubisoft will leverage its rich experience, cutting-edge technology and innovative development processes to contribute to strengthening the knowledge and expertise of its fellow developers in China.

"Ubisoft believes in the importance of supporting and participating in top international events like CGDC. As Ubisoft's second largest studio, Ubisoft Shanghai is pleased to share with our fellow Chinese game developers our successful stories and advanced technologies and expertise," stated Corinne Le Roy, Managing Director of Ubisoft Shanghai. "Ubisoft Shanghai has a top team of talented developers, and we are delighted to participate in the preparation of CGDC helping to develop the entire Chinese gaming industry."

"CGDC is very delighted to establish a long-term relationship with reputable international game developers like Ubisoft. This collaboration will play an important role in pushing game development forward in China, and lay a good foundation for the internationalization of the Chinese game industry. We look forward to seeing more international game developers participating in the CGDC," Han Zhi Hai, General Secretary of CGDC Organizing Committee, said.

More information on Ubisoft's key-note speeches will be released soon.

The Organizing Committee of ChinaJoy, one of the top game exhibitions in the world, recently announced that it would hold a series of business events, including "China Game Business Conference" (CGBC) and a "B2B Business Talk Zone", during this year's exhibition in Shanghai so that participants may better take advantage of the business opportunities brought about by China's booming game industry. The incredible growth of the game industry in China, as well as in related industries, is said to generate a direct demand worth as much as $3.3 billion and present huge opportunities for game-related enterprises and IT companies from around the world.

Program & Topics download: http://www.chinagdc.com.cn/2009down/CGDC-program-en.pdf

Official Website: http://www.chinagdc.com.cn/.

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