E3 2016 – Ubisoft Conference

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How does a game publisher celebrate 30 years in the business? With an opening dance number, of course! Aisha Tyler opened the Ubisoft conference with grace to offer a few words of support to those affected by the Orlando shooting.

 

Just Dance 2017 announced for all platforms, available in October 2016.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands is Ubisoft’s largest open-world military action-adventure game. Set in a world where a Mexican drug cartel has taken over Bolivia to become the largest cocaine distributor, players can play as a squad member in single-player campaign or 4-player co-op. Available 3/7/17.

South Park: The Fracture but Whole picks up after South Park: The Stick of Truth as the new kid trying to join the group in a new game where all the characters are playing superheroes. Players can customize their superhero character. The game offers an improved combat system while allowing players to manipulate space and time. Pre-order South Park: The Fracture but Whole now and get South Park: The Stick of Truth on PS4, Xbox One or Steam free. South Park: The Fracture but Whole will be available 12/6/16.

Tom Clancy’s The Division Underground Expansion will be available 6/28/16 on Xbox One & PC and available 8/2/16 for PS4. The expansion puts gamers beneath the streets of New York as they make their way through dangerous new territory. To celebrate their 30th anniversary, Ubisoft is releasing 3 outfits: Ghost Recon, Splinter Cell & Rainbow Six free for Ubisoft Club members.

Ubisoft also gave us a peek at Tom Clancy’s The Division Survival Expansion challenges players to survive in a snowy cityscape.

Eagle Flight VR playable on Oculus Rift and other VR systems. The demo gave us a look at PvP multi-player competitive game-play in a city overgrown by nature.

Star Trek: Bridge Crew offers interactive co-operative team play in a shared VR environment and will be available on Oculus Rift and other VR systems this fall.

For Honor offers gamers close quarters combat an an epic battle of war, available 2/14/17.

Grow Up lets gamers play as BUD, the robot, on his own to use his imagination and creative skills to explore a planet-size open world gamescape. Grow Up will be available August 2016 on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

We get a look at the trailer for Trials of the Blood Dragon coming to the PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Film Producer, Frank Marshall, joined the conference to discuss the Assassin’s Creed movie. The film includes a new story and new character but tries to remain true to the core of the game franchise. We get a sneak peek and behind the scenes look at the film, in theaters 12/21/16.

In Watch Dogs 2 gamers become part of the hacker revolution in San Francisco. Everything can be hacked or manipulated, including people and objects. Watch Dogs 2 will be available 11/15/16 on Xbox One, PS4 and PC. Sony Pictures Entertainment signed on bring Watch Dogs to the big screen. All Watch Dogs 2 DLC will be available on PS4 30 days before Xbox One and PC. Pre-order Watch Dogs 2 Collector’s Edition and get a remote controlled collectible.

Steep is an open-world experience which brings beautiful, sweeping landscapes to life while players engage in exteme sports and sharable experiences. Steep offers multiple perspectives, community engagement and create challenges. Steep also allows gamers to analyze their previous runs, replay  and share video, as well as follow other gamers you have encountered in-game. Steep will be available December 2016.

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