From updates on current games, fresh looks at upcoming titles and brand new reveals, there was no shortage of awesome news coming out of today’s Ubisoft Forward September 2020 event. If you happened to miss any of it, we’ve compiled everything below, along with stories we think you might be interested in checking out for more details.
Immortals Fenyx Rising
We got a new look at Immortals Fenyx Rising, formerly known as Gods & Monsters, which launches on December 3 on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. As Fenyx, a winged hero on a quest to free the gods of Olympus from a curse, players will wield godly powers and ancient weapons to battle towering mythological creatures across a fantastical land called the Golden Isle.
An all-new outdoor sports playground is coming to Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S on February 25, 2021. These aren’t just any ordinary spots where all of the high-flying, trick-landing, combo-building action will happen between players and their friends. They’ll be biking, skiing, snowboarding, and wingsuiting in some of the most popular national parks in the United States.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake
Developed by Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake is a full-scale remake of 2003’s Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time and will re-introduce players to the Prince’s wall-running, trap-dodging, time-manipulating adventure on January 21, 2021 for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game – Complete Edition
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game – Complete Edition revives the classic beat-‘em-up about love and music in a 2D pixel-art Toronto. Coming this holiday for Xbox One, the online-enabled re-release includes the original game as well as its original DLC, adding two playable characters as well as subspace minigames, dodgeball, and PvP battles.
Watch Dogs: Legion
Award-winning British musician Stormzy is joining the resistance in Watch Dogs: Legion. The artist debuted the video for his song, “Rainfall,” today at Ubisoft Forward September. The music video (releasing October 1) has been fully created using the Watch Dogs: Legion game engine. In-game, Stormzy will appear in the mission “Fall On My Enemies,” in which players will have to help him secure a broadcast of his track in Central London.
Also revealed today, as part of Legion’s post-launch plans, Aiden Pearce, the protagonist of the first Watch Dogs, will make his return as a fully playable character with a dedicated story arc.
Just Dance 2021
Nine more songs from the tracklist for Just Dance 2021 were revealed today, one of which is available to try now in Just Dance 2020. The game is coming to Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S on November 12. Of particular note, Just Dance 2021’s track “Without Me” by Eminem will be available to try early for one week starting today in Just Dance 2020, either through a Just Dance Unlimited subscription or an active trial period.
Live Events and Content Updates
Rainbow Six Siege
Which country has the best Rainbow Six Siege players in the world? The Rainbow Six World Cup will seek to answer that question as it pits teams from 45 countries against each other in a new global tournament. Get more details on this upcoming tournament and other season details here in our Xbox Wire article.
Ready for Turbo mode? Think Crown Rush cranked all the way up. Eliminate all other squads or scramble to capture the Crown to win. All gear is at the maximum fusion level, and health regenerates faster. This content update is racing to consoles September 15.
The Division 2
Title Update 11 is coming to The Division 2 on September 22 which includes The Summit, a new mode playable solo or in co-op in which players climb a building floor by floor, clearing out enemies to reach the 100th floor and the final confrontation. This mode will be available to players who own The Division 2 Warlords of New York expansion.
Ghost Recon Breakpoint
Title Update 3.0 is coming to Ghost Recon Breakpoint on September 15. The update will introduce several new features, among them a whole new adventure called Red Patriot. Red Patriot begins with Trey Stone asking a Russian separatist group and their agents, the Bodarks, to initiate attacks in the United States.
Over 25 million players have battled in For Honor, and to help celebrate, the team announced that Year 4 Season 3 Resistance will be available on September 17. It’s nearly time to take the fight to the nefarious Warmongers.
The Crew 2
The team announced it will bring a new season structure, with Season 1 kicking off in November. Every season will have a dedicated theme and will last four months, divided between two episodes lasting two months each.
Thanks for reading and catching up with all the great news to come out of Ubisoft Forward September 2020. We’ll have more news to share on these games and more in the coming weeks and months, so keep it tuned here to Xbox Wire.
[Source: Xbox news]