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E3 2018: Here’s All the Big Game Announcements From Ubisoft
Ubisoft’s E3 2018 press conference is pretty okay. It would have been better if Assassin’s Creed Odyssey didn’t leaked out early, but overall it’s still pretty convincing.
We learn more about the games we know, and more stuff about the games that is out now. With that, here’s all the announcements:
Just Dance 2019
Just Dance, the annual dancing game will be a thing. But like previous years, it’s just an excuse to put a dance number in the show rather than having people talk about the game itself.
Beyond Good And Evil 2
Another cinematic trailer introduces more characters, including a young Jade- the heroine of the first game. The Space Monkey Program, the initiative to enable fans help with the development of this open world space opera prequel will be open to all, collaborating with Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s HitRecord label.
Collaborators that gets their work- art, music, etc.- featured in the game will be compensated as HitREcord clarified in a later tweet after the reveal.
Rainbow Six Siege
The competitive, tactical FPS was announced to now have 35 million players. A documentary surrounding the community, in particular the esports side which is slowly growing, was announced.
After a flashy intro and a physical rostrum being destroyed on stage, a new Trials was announced. Ubisoft brought in 20 of the hardcore of fans to help development of the game, including a built-in tutorial influenced by YouTube channel University Of Trials.
A closed beta is announced and it will be out on February 2019 for PS4, PC, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
The Division 2
A new cinematic trailer was shown. While the gameplay trailer at Xbox revealed most of the game already, the presentation here revealed that The Division 2 will have an endgame this time- with three specializations to choose to spec into after the end of the game. Eight-person raids have been confirmed,a first in the series.
Post launch support was also announced, with three DLC packs called episodes to be dropped for the first year. All episodes will be free, featuring new story content and a new area to explore.
The Division 2 will be out on March 15th for the PS4, PC and Xbox One.
Mario+Rabbids Kingdom Battle
A reminder that the new DLC, Donkey Kong’s Adventure is coming soon. Which is a good enough excuse to have a live band play the trailer song live, conducted by Grant Kirkhope.
The DLC will be out on June 26th.
Skull And Bones
Long live piracy! No, the pirates on the seas kind they mean. A longer gameplay reveal shows off some customisation and the dynamics of the open seas. As a pirate ship you can sneak around areas by putting down the jolly roger and have civilian flags waving on the ship. You can invite any onlooker pirate ships to join an uneasy alliance to take down bigger enemy ships, but prepare yourself should the alliance crumbles once the loot has dropped.
Skull And Bones will be out on PS4, PC and Xbox One in 2019.
Elijah Wood’s horror game about consciousness gets another trailer on stage.
It will be out in Fall this yer for PS4, PC Xbox One, PS VR, Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive.
Starlink: Battle For Atlas
The toys-to-life meets open world space shooter game gets another new trailer, showing off the characters that will be part of the story. Oh, and if you play on the Switch, one of the pilots will be Fox McCloud from Star Fox. Starlink X Star Fox, that makes sense.
It will be out on the PS4, PC, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on October.
The 3rd-person brawler/fighting game adds a whole new faction joining the Knights, Vikings and Samurai: the .
In addition, For Honor Starter Edition is free to keep this week on PC via Uplay.
The Crew 2
It was announced that an open beta for open world racing game The Crew 2 will be available before the game’s full release on June 29th. Read our impressions of the closed beta here.
It will be available on the PS4, PC and Xbox One.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
Despite the leak, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is still an interesting title. Set in ancient Greece even before the time Origins started, you will embark on an odyssey as either Alexios or Kassandra in a more RPG Assassin’s Creed game. There’s dialogue choices, there’s new abilities in the skill tree, a whole new map to explore and big battles where hundreds of troops fight.
It will be out on October for the PS4, PC and Xbox One.
Find more of our E3 coverage here.