Once the form is completed, please send it to us by email at the following address: radar@ubisoft.com.

Application deadline: August 14, 2022

Ubisoft RADAR, Ubisoft’s first-ever investment fund is dedicated to supporting local video game entrepreneurs by identifying, financing, and supporting games created by independent studios in Quebec.

Five things you should know about Ubisoft RADAR

FLEXIBLE AND FAIR FINANCING OPTIONS

Together, we’ll craft the ideal financing solution based on your project’s scope and needs.

NOUS SOMMES D’ICI

An initiative custom-made for Quebec indies with a local/cultural twist.

AAA EXPERTISE

Get access to Ubisoft’s extensive network of partners and pool of experts in everything from game design to community management.

EVERGREEN FUND

All revenues generated by this initiative will be reinvested in the program so that other indie developers can also benefit from financial assistance.

ETHICAL APPROACH

With our “no strings attached” and transparent process, you have the freedom to take advantage of Ubisoft’s publishing and game distribution services.

Five things you should know about Ubisoft RADAR

FLEXIBLE AND FAIR FINANCING OPTIONS

Together, we’ll craft the ideal financing solution based on your project’s scope and needs.

NOUS SOMMES D’ICI

An initiative custom-made for Quebec indies with a local/cultural twist.

AAA EXPERTISE

Get access to Ubisoft’s extensive network of partners and pool of experts in everything from game design to community management.

EVERGREEN FUND

All revenues generated by this initiative will be reinvested in the program so that other indie developers can also benefit from financial assistance.

ETHICAL APPROACH

With our “no strings attached” and transparent process, you have the freedom to take advantage of Ubisoft’s publishing and game distribution services.

Committee members

$10 million* dedicated to supporting Quebec indies at key moments in video game development

A fund that supports project at three pivotal moments

Financial assistance

Repayment terms and conditions

Support from Ubisoft’s experts (optional)

Startup financing (CMF)

Investing in design and pre-production to get projects off the ground. Will be used to support CMF applications starting in the spring of 2023.

Up to $500,000

10% of net income (2.5x the initial investment)

Game design, UX, etc.

End-of-development financing

An injection of funds to help finalize the game, run quality control, and enter the test phase (Beta).

Up to $500,000

20% of net income (2.5x the initial investment)

Quality control, monetization, use of the player research lab, etc.

Marketing fund

Assistance to support marketing efforts at the launch stage, such as creating marketing tools, building communities, trade mission, distribution, etc.

Up to $300,000

20% of net income (2.5x the initial investment)

Community management, CRM, marketing, distribution, etc.

A fund that supports projects at three pivotal moments
Startup financing (CMF)
Investing in design and pre-production to get projects off the ground. Will be used to support CMF applications starting in the spring of 2023.
Financial assistance
Up to $500,000
Repayment terms and conditions
10% of net income (2.5x the initial investment)
Support from Ubisoft’s experts (optional)
Game design, UX, etc.
End-of-development financing
An injection of funds to help finalize the game, run quality control, and enter the test phase (Beta).
Financial assistance
Up to $500,000
Repayment terms and conditions
20% of net income (2.5x the initial investment)
Support from Ubisoft’s experts (optional)
Quality control, monetization, use of the player research lab, etc.
Marketing fund
Assistance to support marketing efforts at the launch stage, such as creating marketing tools, building communities, trade mission, distribution, etc.
Financial assistance
Up to $300,000
Repayment terms and conditions
20% of net income (2.5x the initial investment)
20% of net income (2.5x the initial investment)
Community management, CRM, marketing, distribution, etc.

*Canadian dollars. All revenues generated by this fund will be reinvested in Quebec until 2030.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, your project must meet the audit criteria based on the following three areas:

  • Corporate structure
  • Production and development
  • Financing

Important dates

Call for applications for the fall:

  • June 8: call for applications opens
  • August 14: call for applications closes
  • August 30: pre-selection of projects
  • September: submission of projects to the selection committee and project pitches by the studios
  • End of September: announcement of shortlisted projects

Another round of funding will be announced in the spring of 2023. Stay tuned!

Application form

Once the form is completed, please send it to us by email at the following address: radar@ubisoft.com.

Application deadline: August 14, 2022

Contact

If you have any questions about our investment fund, please contact the Ubisoft RADAR team

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