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14

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Star Wars: Squadrons Premieres New CG Short – “Hunted”

Today, Motive Studios released an all-new CG Short for Star Wars: Squadrons, launching October 2nd. Made in collaboration with Motive Studios, Lucasfilm, and Industrial Light & Magic, “Hunted” is set before the events of Star Wars: Squadrons, introducing one of the ace pilots who players will fight alongside in the single-player story.

Sep
14

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Civilization VI – New Frontier Pass: Byzantium and Gaul Pack on September 24

Today, 2K announced the third DLC pack in the Civilization VI – New Frontier Pass – Byzantium and Gaul Pack – will be launching on September 24th. It will be available to anyone who owns the Civilization VI – New Frontier Pass or available for individual purchase for $8.99.

Included in the Byzantium and Gaul Pack are two new leaders and civilizations – Byzantium and Gaul – as well as two new World Wonders and a new map script – the Highlands. The Byzantium and Gaul Pack also includes a new optional game mode called Dramatic Ages, where civilizations always enter Golden or Dark Ages every era that feature more potent bonuses and penalties.

Sep
12

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PlayStation 5 Showcase Broadcasts Live this Wednesday

This morning Sony Interactive Entertainment announced that the PlayStation 5 Showcase broadcasts live on Twitch and YouTube this Wednesday at 4pm ET / 1pm PT. The next digital showcase will weigh in at around 40 minutes, and feature updates on the latest titles from Sony Worldwide Studios and their development partners.

Sep
12

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Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 Unveils New Adventure Mode

Today, during PAX Online, Sega unveiled Puyo Puyo Tetris 2’s Adventure mode, featuring the return of beloved characters Ringo, Tee and more as they embark on a colorful journey. As the worlds of Puyo Puyo and Tetris collide once more, players will navigate a new map, experience special mission conditions and test their skills in Skill Battles for a whole new layer of gameplay in Adventure mode.

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 releases December 8th on Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4, with the PlayStation 5 version coming Holiday 2020 and the Steam version coming 2021.

Sep
10

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Watch Dogs: Legion Welcomes Stormzy and Aiden Pearce to the Resistance

Today at Ubisoft’s digital press conference, Ubisoft Forward, the company unveiled new content for Watch Dogs: Legion: an exclusive collaboration with British musician Stormzy, the return of an old friend, Aiden Pearce, who is playable as part of post-launch plans, and a new gameplay trailer diving into the Play-As-Anyone experience. Led by Ubisoft Toronto, Watch Dogs: Legion will release on October 29 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Stadia and for Windows PC on Epic Games.. The game will also be available on UPlay+. Watch Dogs: Legion will also release on Xbox Series X | S on November 10, and on PlayStation 5 upon the launch of the console.

Players will get to play a unique mission to help inspiring British musician, Stormzy. In the mission Fall on My Enemies, Stormzy will task players to help him secure the broadcast for his ‘Heavy Is The Head’ album track, ‘Rainfall’ (feat. Tiana Major9) in Central London. Premiered today on Ubisoft Forward and set to release on October 1st, the official music video for Rainfall has been fully created using the Watch Dogs: Legion engine.

Sep
10

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Rainbow Six Siege Coming to Xbox Series X and PS5, Operation Shadow Legacy Out Now

Today, during Ubisoft Forward 2, Ubisoft announced that Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X in 4K and 120 FPS with render scaling. It will be available later this year at the same price as the current-gen version. All current game owners will get the next-gen version of the game on the same family of devices at no additional cost, and players will keep their progression and in-game content. The game will be a cross-generation game, meaning next-gen players will be able to play with current-gen players on the same family of devices.

In addition, Operation Shadow Legacy, the third season of Rainbow Six Siege Year 5, is now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, including UPlay+. This new season brings the addition of Sam Fisher from the Splinter Cell saga as a new operator, a rework of the Chalet map, an improvement of the ping system and many other key updates.

Sep
10

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Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game – Complete Edition Coming this Holiday

Today at Ubisoft Forward, the company, in collaboration with Universal Games and Digital Platforms, announced the re-release of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game – Complete Edition in celebration of its 10-year anniversary. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game – Complete Edition, which includes Knives Chau and Wallace Wells downloadable content, will be available to download Holiday 2020 for $19.99 USD on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Stadia, Windows PC and Uplay+. With the return of Scott Pilgrim, players will rediscover the beloved 2D arcade-style beat ‘em up game, inspired by the graphic novel series and 2010 Universal Pictures film.

Sep
10

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Ubisoft Announces Prince of Persia: Sands of Time Remake

Today at Ubisoft’s digital press conference, Ubisoft Forward, Ubisoft announced the return of the Prince in Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake. Originally released in 2003, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake will be available starting January 21 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Epic Games Store, Ubisoft Store and UPlay+. In addition, Prince of Persia: Sands of Time Remake will be playable on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X via the backwards-compatibility feature of next-gen consoles.

Developed by Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake is Ubisoft’s first ever full-scale remake, with a fresh approach to combat, puzzle solving and rewinding time. The new design, made with updated technology for today’s gaming systems, include new camera angles and fully remade sequences. Additionally, players will get to see a beautiful and fully reimagined ninth-century Persia through the eyes of the developers in Pune and Mumbai.

Sep
10

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Ubisoft Announces Immortals Fenyx Rising, Coming December 3rd

Today at Ubisoft Forward, Ubisoft announced Immortals Fenyx Rising, formerly known as Gods & Monsters, will be available on December 3 for Stadia, Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Epic Games Store, the Ubisoft Store, UPlay+, and will release on PlayStation 4 upon the launch of the console.

Developed by the team at Ubisoft Quebec, creators of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Immortals Fenyx Rising is a new IP that takes grand mythological adventure to new heights. Players will embody Fenyx, a new winged demigod, on a quest to save the Greek gods and their home from a dark curse. Only by mastering the legendary powers of the gods, overcoming heroic trials and confronting powerful mythological beasts, will Fenyx be able to take on Typhon, the deadliest Titan in Greek mythology.

Sep
10

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For Honor Announces Year 4 Season 3 Resistance

Today at Ubisoft Forward, Ubisoft announced that For Honor Year 4 Season 3 Resistance will launch on September 17. In the previous season, the Warmongers imposed a regime of terror that left many scars around the world. But in the most desperate times, a spark of Rebellion is all that is needed to bring back hope. Starting September 17, players will be able to join the Rebellion in Year 4 Season 3 Resistance.