Ubisoft Blue Byte

Ubisoft’s German development studio network

With more than 30 years of experience, Ubisoft Blue Byte is a pioneer of the European games industry. Today, we are the biggest game developer in Germany with three distinct studios in Berlin, Düsseldorf and Mainz. Our diverse teams from over 40 countries create and co-develop a wide range of AAA Ubisoft games for an international audience. We are proud contributors of cutting-edge technologies and services to the Ubisoft group. If you want to work on AAA games, big brands and future technologies, there is no better place to be.

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Diversity
AAA Quality
Global Audience
Collaborative Mindset

One studio network, three unique Ubisoft studios

Ubisoft Blue Byte is the renowned network of three development studios operating out of Germany. Each studio contributes to Ubisoft’s global success through excellent AAA projects.

Ubisoft Berlin

Hardenbergstraße 32,
10623 Berlin
T +49 (0) 30 726 212 90
E berlin@ubisoft.com

Ubisoft Düsseldorf

Luise-Rainer-Straße 7,
40235 Düsseldorf
T +49 (0) 211 54 08 9580
E duesseldorf@ubisoft.com

Ubisoft Mainz

Adolf-Kolping-Straße 4,
55116 Mainz
T +49 (0) 613 155 44 70
E mainz@ubisoft.com

Our Milestones

1988

Foundation of Blue Byte

Blue Byte is founded in Mülheim an der Ruhr.

1991

Battle Isle

Do you have the strategic capabilities to rescue the Drulls from the military AI TitanNet?

Genre: Turn-Based Strategy
Platforms: Amiga, DOS

1992

The Great War: 1914-1918

Take command of your troops during one of Western Europe’s darkest hours.

Genre: Turn-Based Strategy
Platforms: Amiga, DOS

1993

The Settlers

The first title in one of the most iconic strategy brands to the day. Haven’t you always wanted to be king?

Genre: Strategy
Platforms: Amiga, DOS

1995

Foundation of Related Designs

Related Designs, the studio known today as Ubisoft Mainz is being founded.

1996

The Settlers II: Veni, Vidi, Vici

Take over the responsibility for the fate of your people as you lead them back to Rome.

Genre: Strategy
Platforms: DOS, Windows, Macintosh

1998

The Settlers III

It’s time to settle again in the third entry of the beloved series. Three gods want to lead their people to victory in a divine competition. The stakes couldn’t be higher: The loser has to give the Universe a white paint-job.

Genre: Strategy
Platforms: Windows

2001

Blue Byte’s Acquisition by Ubisoft

We have been proud members of Ubisoft since 2001!

2001

The Settlers: Fourth Edition

Face the threat of the Dark Tribe and his leader Morbus!

Genre: Strategy
Platforms: Windows

2003

Moving to Düsseldorf

Our studio moves from Mülheim to the beautiful city of Düsseldorf.

2004

The Settlers: Heritage of Kings

Explore and populate as you build up your own Kingdom!

Genre: Strategy
Platforms: Windows

2007

The Settlers: Rise of an Empire

Build vibrant cities in a medieval world as you pave the ways to your own Empire!

Genre: Strategy
Platforms: Windows

2009

Dawn of Discovery

Raise monumental metropolis and develop an idealized historical empire in the Orient and the Venice of the Renaissance.

Genre: Strategy
Platforms: Windows

2010

The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom

Expand your realm village by village, sector by sector, as your Settlers help you on your way.

Genre: Strategy

2010

The Settlers Online

Lead your city to glorious prosperity, directly in your web browser!

Genre: Strategy
Platforms: Browser

2011

Anno 2070

Our world has changed. Build your own society of the future, colonize islands and create huge metropolises.

Genre: Strategy
Platforms: Windows

2013

Anno Online

Create an empire in your Browser!

Genre: Strategy
Platforms: Browser

2014

Foundation Ubisoft Blue Byte Studio Mainz

Related Designs officially becomes a part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network.

2014

Might & Magic Heroes Online

No challenge is too difficult for the heroes who join their forces!

Genre: Turn-Based RPG
Platforms: Browser

2015

Anno 2205

Develop your civilization on earth, in space and on the moon to stay in the race for resources and influence.

Genre: Strategy
Platforms: Windows

2015

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege

This is one of our AAA co-development projects in collaboration with Ubisoft Montreal. Squad up and breach in to explosive 5v5 PVP action.

Genre: First-Person Shooter
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One

2016

Assassin's Creed: Identity

Create your own Assassin and play everywhere.

Genre: Action / Stealth
Platforms: Mobile

2017

For Honor

This is one of our AAA co-development projects in collaboration with Ubisoft
Montreal. After a great cataclysm, 3 of the fiercest warrior factions in history clash in an epic battle for survival.

Genre: Action
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One

2018

Foundation of Ubisoft Berlin

Ubisoft Berlin opened in early 2018 right in the center of Germany’s capital, only a short walk away from the famous Kurfürstendamm and Berlin Zoo.

2018

Escape the Lost Pyramid

What happened to the expedition that looked for the Pyramid of Nebka? Enter the Animus and find out the secret!

Genre: VR Adventure / Puzzle
Platforms: Escape Rooms, VR Arcades

2018

The Settlers: History Collection

Celebrate 25 years of this beloved series with The Settlers History Edition, optimized for modern PCs and Windows 10.

Genre: Strategy
Platforms: Windows

2019

Ubisoft Berlin welcomes 100th Employee

We are proud to already welcome the 100th employee to Ubisoft Berlin after a year of operations. Each member enriches our cosmopolitan studio with their excellent skills and diverse background.

2019

Anno 1800

Welcome to the dawn of the Industrial Age. The path you choose will define your world. Are you an innovator or an exploiter? A conqueror or a liberator? How the world remembers your name is up to you.

Genre: Strategy
Platforms: Windows

2019

Beyond Medusa's Gate

Find your way out of the cave where the legendary ship of the Argonauts is anchored.

Genre: VR Adventure / Puzzle
Platforms: Escape Rooms, VR Arcades

2019

New Studio Names: Ubisoft Düsseldorf and Ubisoft Mainz

In August 2019, our Düsseldorf studio moves to a new AAA studio: Ubisoft
Düsseldorf. It's an evolution towards a new physical location, but also towards a fresh identity with a new name and logo for our studio. Our studio in Mainz also sports a fancy new name: Ubisoft Mainz.

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