Ubisoft E3 2019 Press Conference Highlights
In slightly more than an hour, the French publisher announced several games and presented its own subscription service
Here’s what was shown
- Announcement and gameplay demonstration of Watch Dogs.
- Free version of The Division 2.
- Rainbow Six Quarantine is real.
- Uplay+ - Ubisoft’s subscription service.
- Rumors were true: Ubisoft presented Roller Champions and Gods & Monsters.
The show started with a big presentation of Watch Dogs Legion. Viewers had a chance to see the debut trailer and a 10-minute gameplay demonstration. The game will be released on March 6.
Then, Rob McElhenney, known for ‘’It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’’, went on stage to announce the show called Mythic Quest Raven’s Banquet. It is dedicated to a fictional MMORPG called Mythic Quest and its creative director played by McElhenney.
Then, Ubisoft presented Operation Phantom Sight in Rainbow Six: Siege. It starts on June 11 and comes with a new character.
The freemium fighting game Brawlhalla will be joined by Adventure Time characters (Finn, Jake and Princess Bubblegum) until June 25. Each of the characters can be purchased for 300 mammoth coins. In addition to crossover, the game will have a new mode, map and thematic effects of finishing off your opponents.
News on Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Breakpoint: a new trailer, a community program Ghost Recon Delta Company (click here to submit the application) and beta-testing. Tests will be conducted from September 5 to September 8, while the pre-order provides guaranteed access.
Finally, Ubisoft presented a game where you can control Sam Fisher. It’s a freemium game Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad for iOS and Android devices. You can sign up for the game on the official website of the game.
Just Dance 2020 will be released on November 5, 2019, on PS4, Xbox One, Switch, Wii, and Stadia. Celebrating a ten-year anniversary of the series, the developers promise 40 new songs and a return of the cooperative mode.
In For Honor, an event Shadows of the Hitokiri will take place from June 10 to June 27. The event is built around the recently presented Hitokiri warriors who have lost all faith in humanity. The game will also receive a Soul Rush mode, new customization options, unique rewards and more.
Following the leaks, Ubisoft announced Rainbow Six Quarantine – a cooperative shooter for three players in a popular universe. The game will be released at the beginning of 2020 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 also had its place on the conference. A free version of the action game will be available from June 13 to June 16. The authors told about the upcoming content (new locations, missions and second raid) and about a contract with Netflix to produce a film based on the game.
After this, Uplay+ was announced – it’s a subscription service from Ubisoft. For $15 per month, the service will offer more than 100 games of the publisher including new releases, premium editions, and post-release content.
The last announcement of the press conference is a game similar to Breath of the Wild. This adventure game is set in the fantastic worlds of Greek mythology and is called Gods & Monsters.
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