Ubi Will Be Bringing Naruto To 360

Today Ubisoft announced that it has signed a strategic non exclusive licensing agreement with TV TokyoCorporation and Shueisha, to develop games based on the hugely popular Naruto anime series for the Microsoft Xbox 360. The new titles will be available in North and South America and European territories in 2007.

Naruto will broaden our portfolio and contribute to achieving our strategic goal of earning 25% of our turnover through licences,” said Christian Salomon, Director of Worldwide Licensing at Ubisoft. “Naruto is part of a wave of Japanese manga and anime that appeals to kids and adolescents alike, and we plan to deliver them every bit of the excitement they have experienced in Naruto’s books, movies and TV shows.

I’m confident Ubisoft will manage to create an exciting Naruto game, while respecting the anime’s spirit of passing on positive values and a lot of fun” said Hayato Date, Naruto anime series director.