Ubisoft is expanding. Via their blog, they announced two new studio openings in Bordeaux and Berlin. You can find more details via their blog post here : Ubi Blog and they also released a short video to celebrate the Berlin opening:
With so much negativity around game development including unbearable schedules, lack of pay or compensation, and closures, it’s nice to be able to share some positive news. Hearing of new studios and new creative jobs for the amazing people who provide us with the gaming experiences we love is always pleasant.