• James Kinch

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora and Ubisoft's conference

Ubisoft’s game based on Avatar, the 2008 movie by James Cameron was debuted during E3 the other day during Ubisoft's conference. While the genre isn't stated yet, the game appears to be similar to their previous game based on the series, released by Ubisoft in 2009, possibly being more open-world.


This time, it's being developed by Ubisoft Massive, the developers of Tom Clancy's The Division.


Besides this release, here are the rest of the games announced during Ubisoft's conference:


Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Extraction

Release Date: September 16th

Previously announced as Rainbow Six: Quarantine, the sometimes sci-fi-tinged special ops series is venturing into a different setting with the game featuring zombie/alien hybrids against the characters of Rainbow Six: Siege.


Rocksmith+

Release Date: Summer/Autumn 2021

Rocksmith+, the newest version of Rocksmith, will bring back the series but as a subscription service.


Riders Republic

Release Date: September 2nd

Announced in 2020, Ubisoft’s extreme sports game got a new gameplay trailer and release date.


Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege - Crossplay, Cross-Progression

Ubisoft announced that Rainbow Six: Siege would be getting not just cross-play, but cross-progression, meaning you can play the game on any platform, and your progress/rewards will follow you from each platform.


Just Dance 2022

Release Date: November 4th

Debuting its new edition with artist/choreographer - Todrick Hall. This will be the first time since the release of the Wii U that the Just Dance game will not be available on the console.


Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: DLC, Discovery Mode

Release Date: Fall 2021

Alongside a new set of DLC, Ubisoftt announced a Discovery mode of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla—the latest in a series of free, history-driven, exploration modes for the game that reuse the game’s open world to teach players about real history.


Far Cry 6

Release Date: October 2021

The company debuted a season pass that includes playable versions of older villains as well as a remaster of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon.


Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope

Release Date: 2022

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, Ubisoft’s surprise collaboration with Nintendo (that’s also an X-COM-like turn-based strategy game), gets a sequel.


For more information about upcoming Ubisoft titles, their website can be found here.