15 Best Ubisoft Games Ever Made (According To Metacritic)

Ubisoft has been there for quite a while now, and there is no doubt that they are one of the best in its business. The company was founded in 1986 by Yves Guillemot and his brothers. Ubisoft’s first game was titled Sigma 7 which was released in Feb 1987 since then the studio has released ... Read more

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Best Ubisoft Games
Best Ubisoft Games

Ubisoft has been there for quite a while now, and there is no doubt that they are one of the best in its business. The company was founded in 1986 by Yves Guillemot and his brothers.

Ubisoft’s first game was titled Sigma 7 which was released in Feb 1987 since then the studio has released more than 300 games for many platforms.

Today Ubisoft is one of the biggest video game publishers and has more than 45 studios worldwide that employ more than 20,000 people.

Ubisoft is popularly known for producing games like Far Cry, Tom Clancy, and Assassin’s Creed, but there are many other games that the studio has developed & published. The studio has produced many other masterpieces that we will list today.

The source of the post is Metacritic and we have listed the games in their descending order of Metacritic Score. Now, without any further ado, let us begin with our list of the top Ubisoft games ever made.

15. Grandia II

Grandia II
Grandia II
Release DateAugust 3, 2000
PlatformsPS2, PC, Nintendo Switch, Dreamcast

We couldn’t think of a better game to start off our list other than Grandia II which is a role-playing game that was originally released for the Dreamcast console.

Grandia II is set in a fictional world, thousands of years after the battle between “Granas” (the God of light) and Valmar (the God of darkness).

This game is considered one of the best RPGs of all time and received largely positive reviews from gamers and critics worldwide. If you’re into RPG games then this game might be just what you need to cure your boredom.

14. Trials Evolution

Trials Evolution
Trials Evolution
Release DateApril 18, 2012
PlatformsPC, Xbox 360

Trials Evolution is a game for all motorcycle game fans as players in this game control a motorcycle trail rider.

There are numerous levels in the game where players need to reach the end of the finish line in order to unlock the next level.

The graphics quality is really impressive for a 2012 game and the gameplay is what makes us put this game on our list today as it is really good. The game was loved worldwide and received positive reviews from gamers and critics worldwide.

13. Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood

Assassin's Creed Brotherhood
Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
Release DateNovember 16, 2020
PlatformsPC, PS3, PS4, PS5, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch

Next up is Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood and this game takes place right after the events of Assassin’s Creed II and Ezio returns back to his home where unfortunately his palace is raided by the Borgia army the next day.

Ezio then manages to escape with his family and later decides to head back to Rome so he can find a way to put an end to all this menace once and for all. The gameplay is quite similar to the first game with a few upgrades and the visual quality has been improved drastically.

12. Far Cry 4

Far Cry 4
Far Cry 4
Release DateNovember 18, 2014
EngineDunia Engine
PlatformsPC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One

On the 12th spot, we have Far Cry 4 and this game is for all the FPS genre fans. The game kicks off with Ajay Ghale who’s a young Kyrati-American who gets caught in a civil war between the Kyrati Royal Army.

The game takes place in Nepal where Ajay can explore the open world environment, fight enemies, and skin animals, and complete the side quests as well.

The visuals were drastically improved as compared to the previous game however, the gameplay felt a bit similar to the previous installment. Overall Far Cry 4 was a major success for Ubisoft and we highly recommend you try this game out for yourself as we’re sure that it would not disappoint you guys.

11. Beyond Good and Evil

Beyond Good and Evil
Beyond Good and Evil
Release DateNovember 11, 2003
PlatformsPC, PS2, PS3, Xbox 360, GameCube

If you guys are into alien conspiracy games then this is the right game for you as the storyline of Beyond Good and Evil takes players on the adventures of a martial artist, investigative reporter, who’s working with a resistance movement to reveal the terrific alien conspiracy.

The gameplay of this game is quite staggering and Jade (the protagonist) needs to solve puzzles, fight enemies, and gather photographic evidence.

This game has received tons of positive reviews from gamers and critics around the world and we highly recommend you check this game out if you wanna unfold the alien conspiracies.

10. Rayman II: The Great Escape

Rayman 2 The Great Escape
Rayman 2 The Great Escape
Release DateOctober 29, 1999
PlatformsPS1, PS2, PSP, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, Windows & iOS

You may not have heard about Rayman but the game is very often counted among the best Ubisoft games.

The platform video game from 1999 focuses on Rayman (a human vegetable hybrid with no arms, legs, or neck) who goes on a quest to save the land of Fairy Glade from an evil army of robotic pirates.

The game is a sequel to the first Rayman game that came out in 1995. The previous game of the series was a 2-D platformer, whereas Rayman 2 is a 3-D platformer. The game was critically acclaimed for its graphics, gameplay, easy controls, and accessibility.

9. Far Cry 3

Far Cry 3
Far Cry 3
Release DateNovember 29, 2013
EngineDunia Engine
PlatformsPC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One

The best Far Cry game to date and with a Metacritic score of 91 it holds the ninth spot on the list of the best Ubisoft games ever made.

The game is set in the open world of fictional Rook Island and the player assumes the role of Jason Brody. The game follows Jason as he goes on a quest to save his kidnapped friends and escape from the dangerous island.

Upon its release, the game received critical acclaim, and the praise was directed toward its open-world design, gameplay, visuals, and characters, especially the antagonist Vaas Montenegro.

The game was nominated for numerous end-year accolades by various publications. To date, Far Cry 3 has sold more than 10 million copies.

On a related note, from Oct 1, 2022, Ubisoft shut down the servers of five of their games including Far Cry 5, meaning that the multiplayer mode of the game will no longer be playable.

8. Assassin’s Creed II

Assassin's Creed II
Assassin’s Creed II
Release DateNovember 17, 2009
EngineHavok, Anvil
PlatformsPC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

The next entry is from the most decorated and popular Ubisoft franchise Assassin’s Creed. Assassin’s Creed II takes the eighth spot in this list with a whopping Metacritic score of 91.

The game is the installment in the series and is a sequel to 2007’s Assassin’s Creed. The game is set in an open world that is based on late 15th-century Renaissance Italy.

The game’s plot focuses on the millennia-old conflict between the Assassins and the Templars. The gameplay focuses on using the protagonist’s combat, stealth, and parkour abilities to fight enemies and explore the environment.

The game features several Italian cities that represent historical Italy quite accurately. The game was critically acclaimed for its narrative, open world, and its characters.

7. IL-2 Sturmovik

IL-2 Sturmovik
IL-2 Sturmovik
Release DateNovember 18, 2001

IL-2 Sturmovik is a one-of-a-kind game. It is a combat fight simulator video game set during the times of World War 2. The game is the first installment in the IL-2 Sturmovik series.

The game features a total of 31 flyable planes and the player gets an option to choose from different countries.

The game’s campaign is split up into 5 chapters and to proceed to the next chapter, you need to complete the six missions from the previous chapters.

The flight mechanics are pretty realistic in the game. Also, the game offers you many options to customize your in-game experience including a realism metric that gives you the option to set the flight experience to Normal or Expert.

Even if you’re not a fan of simulation games, this is one of Ubisoft’s best creations that you should try.

6. Rayman Origins

Rayman Origins
Rayman Origins
Release DateNovember 15, 2011
EngineUbiArt Framework
PlatformsPC, PS3, PSP, Xbox 360, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, macOS

Another Rayman game on the list, that’s why I always say that the Rayman video games series is underrated and despite being great, not many people have heard about the iconic franchise.

The game was the first Rayman game after Rayman 3 which came out in 2003, so it can be understood as a reboot of the series. Rayman along with his friend Globox and two Teensies combat Darktoons and other evil creatures who have infected Glade of Dreams.

The game was praised for its sense of humor, graphical style, and level designs. The sequel to the game Rayman Legends was released in 2013.

5. Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends
Rayman Legends
Release DateAugust 29, 2013
EngineUbiArt Framework
PlatformsPC, PS3, PS4, PSP, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U, Nintendo Switch

Rayman Legends is the fifth main entry in the Rayman series of video games and is often counted among the top Ubisoft games.

The game is a sequel to Rayman Origins, the game allows you to control various other characters and not just Rayman. The events in the game take place a century later after the events of Rayman’s Origins.

The game received positive reviews upon its release and was critically acclaimed for its visuals, level design, controls, soundtrack, general gameplay, and a huge quantity of material.

4. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Prince of Persia The Sands of Time
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Release DateOctober 28, 2003
PlatformsPC, PS2, PS3, Xbox, GameCube, Game Boy Advance

There are many fans of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. The first Prince of Persia was released in 1989 for Apple II and this was Ubisoft’s first game in the series.

The gameplay follows the Prince whose father attacks an old city at the instigation of a disloyal Vizier. During the attack, the Prince gains the Dagger of Time, capable of reversing time, while his father’s army seizes an hourglass carrying the enigmatic Sands of Time.

The gameplay involves the Prince fighting enemies with melee weapons or barehanded, while also performing platforming.

As mentioned earlier, by using the Dagger, the Prince can rewind time and undo his past actions/mistakes. The game is even counted among the best games ever made. A remake of this game is currently in development and could be released in 2024 or 2025.

3. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell
Release DateNovember 17, 2002
EngineUnreal Engine 2
PlatformsPC, PS2, PS3, Xbox, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, macOS

Well, it is here, the iconic Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell trilogy takes the top three spots in the list of the best Ubisoft games ever made. The first game in the trilogy was released in 2002 and follows the now iconic NSA black ops agent, Sam Fisher.

The game developers took inspiration from the Metal Gear Solid Series and also from the games created by Looking Glass Studios.

The game is known for redefining the stealth genre as the player is encouraged to opt for stealth whenever possible.

The game was originally released as an Xbox exclusive, but later it was ported to PS2, GameCube, Windows & macOS. Ubisoft Toronto is currently working on Splinter Cell’s remake.

2. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow
Release DateMarch 23, 2004
EngineRenderWare, Unreal Engine 2
PlatformsPC, PS2, PS3, Xbox, GameCube, Gameboy Advance

Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow is the sequel to 2002’s Splinter Cell. The game follows the events of the previous game and mainly takes place in East Timor and Indonesia.

The player once again assumes the role of Sam Fisher and attempts to take down Suhadi Sadono, leader of the guerilla militia of Darah Dan Doa.

The game was very well received on the platforms like Xbox, PS2, and PC but faced criticism for GameCube and Gameboy versions. The game is an overall improvement from its last game and is rightfully in the number second spot on the list of best Ubisoft games.

1. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Chaos Theory

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos Theory
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Chaos Theory
Release DateMarch 21, 2005
EngineUnreal Engine 2, Unreal Engine 2.5
PlatformsPC, PS2, PS3, Xbox, GameCube, Nintendo DS/3DS

All hail the best game, the numero uno in the list of best Ubisoft games, Splinter Cell Chaos Theory deserves all respect. The game has the highest Metacritic score of an astounding 94.

The game uses a darker tone compared to its predecessor and balances the combat and stealth elements in the game more nicely.

New refined stealth mechanics such as an aural monitor were introduced in the game that measures the noise that Sam makes. The game changed many game mechanics which made the game better.

The PC and Xbox versions of the game received critical acclaim. The game was even named Xbox Game of the Year 2005.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Which Ubisoft game has the highest Metascore and User score?

    Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory has the highest Metascore of 94 and it also has a user rating of 9.1 (the highest among all the Ubisoft titles).

  2. Which game made Ubisoft famous?

    People started talking about Ubisoft after they released Rayman 2: The Great Escape. The game was released back in 1999, but it is still counted as one of the biggest Ubisoft hits and is frequently counted among the top 10 games that Ubisoft has ever made.

  3. What is the best-selling Ubisoft game?

    The honor of being the best-selling Ubisoft game belongs to Far Cry 5. The game has sold more than 25 million copies to date. It is followed by The Crew, a racing video game, that has sold over 21 million copies to date.

  4. What is the most liked Assassin’s Creed game?

    This is a subjective question and it varies from person to person, but according to us, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is the best Assassin’s Creed game, followed by Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.


This was our list of the Best games developed by Ubisoft and we hope that by now you have a better understanding of all the games that we’ve mentioned above. If you have any doubts regarding the above information then do let us know in the comments down below and our team will get back to you.

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