At E3 2015, Ubisoft did what the French publisher does best: announce a ton of games with comedy interludes from actress, comedian, and Ubisoft E3 spokeswoman Aisha Tyler. Here’s what happened.
South Park: The Fractured But Whole announced
Ubisoft is partnering with South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker once again for South Park: The Fractured But Whole, a new role-playing game, where South Park’s four most famous boys will become superheroes.
The sequel to South Park: The Stick of Truth is being developed by Ubisoft San Francisco, according to the duo.
For Honor is Ubisoft’s newest IP
Ubisoft’s latest IP is For Honor, a game developed by Ubisoft Montreal.
The game takes place over multiple eras, and features a strong multiplayer component. On stage, the company showed off a 4 vs 4 match on PlayStation 4.
The Crew: Wild Run coming this November
The Crew: Wild Run is an expansion coming to Ubisoft’s racer that the company announced last year. The DLC will feature monster trucks, motorcycles, and drift cars when it launches on November 17th.
Trials Fusion Awesome Level MAX lets you ride unicorns
Trials Fusion Awesome Level MAX was announced with a dramatic trailer showing off a gunslinging cat riding a fire-breathing unicorn. Yes, you read that right!
The game will arrive on July 14 on PS4, Xbox One, and Windows.
The Division coming March 8 on PS4, Windows, Xbox One
Tom Clancy’s The Division will launch March 8 for PlayStation 4, Windows, and Xbox One, according to Ubisoft. Betas will also come to all of the aforementioned platforms early next year.
The company also introduced the “dark zone,” a contaminated area in the heart of Manhattan.
The difference is that teammates can double-cross one another.
Anno 2205 takes city building to other space
Ubisoft revealed Anno 2205, an update to the publisher’s Anno series that puts the city building simulator to outer space. The “real time strategy, business simulation, and city building” game will be released for Windows on November 3rd.
Rainbow Six Siege
The beta for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will launch September 24th, according to the company, less than three weeks before its scheduled October 13th release date on PlayStation 4, Windows and Xbox One. The beta will be available on all platforms.
Developer Ubisoft Montreal presented a live demo of one of the game’s four Terrorist Hunt “TerroHunt” modes, which pitted five players against AI terrorists in an embassy infiltration.
Actress Angela Bassett has been tapped by Ubisoft to be Team Rainbow’s leader, under the persona 6. Basset appeared on stage alongside press conference host Aisha Tyler to reveal the role.
Just Dance 2016 coming to consoles with smartphone controls in tow
Just Dance 2016 is coming to PlayStation 4, Wii U, and Xbox One, but unlike previous years: Players will be able to play the game with their smartphone and access to more music through Just Dance Unlimited, a subscription-based music service.
Just Dance 2016 will launch this October for the aforementioned consoles, as well as for PlayStation 3 (with Move controller) and Xbox 360 (with Kinect).
Ghost Recon Wildlands revealed
Ubisoft has announced Ghost Record Wildlands, the latest installment in the Ghost Recon franchise, which features large maps and a siege on a Far Cry-esque base. The game is set in the present day, developed by Ubisoft Paris, and features open-world gameplay.
Trackmania Turbo launching on new platforms in November
Procedurally generated tracks are coming to Trackmania Turbo on current-gen platforms.
The game will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows in November.