Ubisoft simply debuted one other considered one of its Ahead occasions, the place the corporate previewed extra upcoming titles and particulars on its fall lineup, together with a greater take a look at Immortals Fenyx Rising, the return of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Sport, and the announcement of latest video games like Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake and the massively multiplayer Riders Republic.
Right here’s the whole lot you could know:
Probably the most vital announcement Ubisoft made as we speak was notably not half of the particular Ahead occasion in any respect — Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot lastly made a press release addressing the reviews of racism, sexual misconduct, and an absence of range and inclusion which have apparently been part of Ubisoft’s firm tradition for years. “We’re firstly of an extended journey,” Guillemot mentioned. “Actual change will take time.”
The corporate additionally introduced two new applications designed to extend mentorship alternatives for ladies and “people from underrepresented teams.” Ubisoft mentioned on Twitter that Guillemot’s message wasn’t included in the principle occasion attributable to “timing constraints,” nevertheless it famous that it could be added to the video when it’s posted for on-demand viewing.
Ubisoft lastly revealed extra info on the upcoming Immortals Fenyx Rising (beforehand often known as Gods & Monsters), exhibiting off the Greek mythology-inspired world and the gameplay that appears closely impressed by Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It’ll be out on December third on Swap, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, and Stadia. For extra info, try our hands-on impressions right here.
The 2003 traditional Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is getting a brand new remake in 2021 for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Ubisoft says that it’s rebuilt the sport from the bottom up in its trendy Anvil engine, and that the remake will characteristic improved fight and digital camera controls. It’ll be out on January twenty first.
Riders Republic turns excessive sports activities into an enormous multiplayer on-line recreation
Ubisoft is taking excessive sports activities to a good larger on-line viewers with Riders Republic, an enormous multiplayer recreation from the creators of Steep, centered on every kind of adrenaline-pumping actions, together with biking, wingsuiting, snowboarding, snowboarding, and extra. The corporate guarantees big maps based mostly on precise GPS knowledge from US nationwide parks and the flexibility to race towards 50 opponents without delay. It’ll launch on February twenty fifth, 2021 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Collection X / S, Google Stadia, and PC.
The adaption of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s iconic comedian e book sequence is returning a decade after its launch (and nonetheless unexplained removing from varied digital storefronts). It’ll be out this vacation season for Swap, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, and Stadia. It’ll embrace bonus Knives Chau and Wallace Wells character add-ons and the return of the extraordinarily good chiptune soundtrack from Anamanaguchi.
Rainbow Six Siege is coming to next-gen consoles this yr
Ubisoft’s well-liked esport shooter is making the leap to the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Collection X. The corporate guarantees that it’ll assist as much as 4K and 120fps gameplay by the tip of the yr, with free next-gen upgrades for present PS4 and Xbox One homeowners. The corporate additionally introduced a brand new, country-based Rainbow Six Siege World Cup competitors and a brand new season of content material based mostly round Splinter Cell’s Sam Fisher.
Watch Canine Legion will characteristic particular Stormzy and Aidan Pierce missions
The upcoming Watch Canine Legion is getting a cameo look by well-liked London rapper Stormzy, who’ll be featured within the recreation with a particular “Fall On My Enemies” mission out on October twenty ninth. Moreover, Aidan Pearce — the tasteless, cap-wearing hero of the primary Watch Canine — is about to return to the franchise as a playable character in an upcoming DLC growth.
Hyper Scape is getting a limited-time “Turbo Mode”
Ubisoft is taking a web page from Fortnite’s e book with a brand new, limited-time “Turbo Mode” in its Hyper Scape battle royale, which — just like Epic’s Stable Gold mode — places gamers in a fast-paced recreation the place all weapons are the utmost rarity. It launches on September fifteenth.