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Xbox ‘Hack Sale’ Offers Up To 70 Percent Discount On Ubisoft Games, Replace Covers With Watch Dogs Pig

Ubisoft is offering up to 70 percent off a wide selection of its games on Xbox One, although this is a bit different than your average sale. Interestingly, the publisher is also using this 'Hack Sale' as an opportunity to promote Ubisoft Toronto Watch Dogs: Legion, which will be released on October 29. Specifically, Ubisoft has replaced the faces of the characters on the covers of their games with Winston, the pig mask that he wears. Legionhacktivist characters. See below some of the more notable offerings:You can find the full list of offers here. The sales last until November 5. Please note that any game you purchase on Xbox One, including all of these Ubisoft titles, will be playable on Xbox Series X / S with upgrades. Both...
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Ubisoft Launches New ‘Ubisoft Connect’ Player Ecosystem, Offers More Rewards, Cross Progression

Ubisoft has launched Ubisoft Connect, a new ecosystem of players that combines the previous services Uplay and Ubisoft Club and extends their respective offerings. Launching October 29 alongside Ubisoft Toronto Watch Dogs: LegionUbisoft Connect will allow players to interact with Ubisoft's in-game services, communities and activities, all from a single digital platform.🌀One network for all players🌀 Discover @UbisoftConnect, the ideal environment to enjoy your games. 👉 https://t.co/NwEPW7ZUEk pic.twitter.com/vzdAw4ZC5c - Ubisoft (@Ubisoft) October 21, 2020With Connect, players can participate in a loyalty system between games through which they can earn 'Units' to spend on weapons, cosmetics and more in the game. Game progressi...
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Ubisoft working on animated Netflix Splinter Cell series with John Wick writer: report

Ubisoft is developing an animated series based on its popular Splinter Cell stealth game series for Netflix, according to Variety. The outlet reports that the series has already been given a two-season, 16-episode greenlight by Netflix. Further, Derek Kolstad, writer of the John Wick films and Disney+’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier series, will write and executive produce the Splinter Cell series. Other than that, Variety wasn’t able to confirm any further details about the series, such as other attached talent or a release window. Ubisoft and Netflix also declined to comment, notes Variety. Therefore, it’s unclear whether the series will draw from any specific Splinter Cell game or if it will even star franchise protagonist Sam Fisher. Given that this is an animated series, th...
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Ubisoft isn’t raising the price of next-gen video games yet

While rumours have been swirling for several weeks that video games for the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 would cost $89.99 CAD, an increase from $79.99 CAD for current Xbox One and PlayStation 4 titles, it seems at least one publisher isn’t quite ready to commit to the price jump. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot confirmed during an earnings call on Wednesday that the company’s upcoming titles for the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 will still cost $59.99 USD ($79.99 CAD) — at least for now. Guillemot’s statement that Ubisoft’s “Christmas releases” will still cost $59 USD ($79.99 CAD) indicates that while the price isn’t going up now, it probably will in the future. It’s likely when Ubisoft’s games switch to only being developed for n...
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Ubisoft Forward sale discounts games by up to 85 percent

French publishing giant Ubisoft is running a major sale on much of its catalogue to coincide with Ubisoft Forward, its E3-like game reveal event which took place on July 12th. Altogether, the Ubisoft Forward sale discounts games by up to 85 percent. It’s important to note that the publisher is offering deals on a variety of platforms. Below is a list of some of the company’s most notable offers on its Ubisoft Store, which sells digital PC games, as well as the physical versions of PS4 and Xbox One titles:The full list of Ubisoft Forward deals on the Ubisoft Store can be found here. Meanwhile, a Far Cry franchise sale is currently underway on Steam, while the digital Microsoft Store has various Ubisoft games on sale as well. Image...
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Ubisoft Montreal-developed Hyper Scape now available in open beta

Ubisoft has announced that the open beta for Montreal-developed Hyper Scape is now available on PC, the studio revealed during its virtual ‘Ubisoft Forward’ event. The open beta for the battle royale shooter game brings new hacks and weapons, along with additional game modes. Players will also get more ways to level up their Battle Pass. Ubisoft has released a new trailer offering details about the game’s story.“While we know some were not able to participate, the doors to the Hub are now open to PC players in even more countries! And with new players, comes new features for even more action-packed gameplay.” the open beta page notes. The game was released for testing on July 2nd for a select number of Twitch and YouTube streamer...
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Far Cry 6 leaks on PSN with 2021 release, Breaking Bad’s Giancarlo Esposito

Far Cry 6 has been leaked on Hong Kong’s PlayStation Store, revealing the open-world shooter’s cover art, setting, villain and release date. Most notably, the game will star Giancarlo Esposito, best known for playing drug lord Gustavo Fring on Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul. Esposito was rumoured to be in the next Far Cry after he told Collider in a recent interview that he was going to be in a “huge” upcoming game.A specific developer hasn’t been mentioned, but presumably, the game is being handled by Ubisoft Montreal, given that the series’ last few entries, including Far Cry 5, were handled by the Canadian studio. According to the PSN listing, Esposito will play Anton Castillo, the dictator of the fictional “tropical paradise” of Yara, who is “intent on restoring his nation ...
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Here’s how to watch Ubisoft’s E3-like ‘Forward’ digital event

Normally, Ubisoft holds a major conference at the Electronics Entertainment Expo (E3) every year in June. However, with E3 being one of many events to be cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the French publishing giant is instead shifting to an all-digital presentation called Ubisoft Forward. The event will take place on Sunday, July 12th and feature new announcements and footage from a variety of upcoming titles. The stream will run on ubisoft.com/Forward, as well as Ubisoft’s YouTube, Twitch and Mixer channels.Kicking off the day at 11am PT/2pm ET is a stream featuring content from already released games like Just Dance 2020, The Division 2 and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint. The main event, meanwhile, will be...
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Brawlhalla is currently listed for pre-registration on the Google Play Store

Ubisoft is bringing developer Blue Mammoth Games‘ Super Smash Bros.-like game Brawlhalla to Android and iOS sometime in 2020. A recent listing shows that you can pre-register for the Android version of the game through the developer’s official website.  It’s currently unknown whether the PC version‘s methods of monetization will carry over. On the other hand, we do know that the mobile game will offer similar mechanics, as well as full cross-play support. Via: Android Police
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Ubisoft offering Watch Dogs 2 on PC for free this weekend

Ubisoft has announced that it will give PC gamers a free copy of Watch Dogs 2 this weekend. The publishing giant is offering the game in promotion of Ubisoft Forward, its E3-like digital showcase that will reveal new footage from a variety of upcoming games. In order to be eligible for the free copy, you’ll need to sign into your Ubisoft account during Forward, which takes place on Sunday, July 12th at 3pm ET. You’ll have from the start of the stream until when it ends to log in. More information can be found in this FAQ. It’s worth noting that PlayStation Now subscribers can also stream the PS4 version of Watch Dogs 2 at no additional cost starting this month. Watch Dogs 2 is Ubisoft Montreal’s hit 2016 open-world hacking game tha...