Ubisoft Acquires FreeStyle Games, Renamed to Ubisoft Leamington

Ubisoft has announced the acquisition of Guitar Hero Live developer FreeStyle Games, the company is to be renamed to Ubisoft Leamington and will see Richard Blenkinsop as the new managing director for both Leamington and Newcastle-based Reflections. Pauline Langourieux, the now former managing director of Reflections, is to take a new role within the studio.

Blenkinsop is to work closely with Reflections and other international studios of Ubisoft’s in producing AAA titles. In an excerpt from the announcement, Blenkinsop said, “we’re thrilled to have their expertise within the group, and the team at Reflections are looking forward to creating great things together!

You can view the entire announcement regarding the acquisition here.