Showing posts with label Ubisoft. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ubisoft. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Assassin's Creed III Remastered Release Date

Ubisoft unveils an official release date for Assassin's Creed III Remastered and a comparison trailer to showcase the upgrades.

Back in September 2018, the inception of Assassin's Creed III Remastered was announced by developer/publisher Ubisoft when revealed Season Pass details of Assassin's Creed Odyssey; the latest release from action-adventure franchise Assassin's Creed.

The news got many veteran series fans excited with nostalgia aside from new generation of fans who joined from Odyssey. The remastered version of the game is currently all set to launch in March 29, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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Assassin's Creed III Remastered Release Date

RELATED: Assassin's Creed Odyssey Season Pass Details

For everyone curious out there, Ubisoft released a brand-new comparison trailer to nitpick details of the updated visuals.




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Not only have they updated the title with 4K resolution and HDR support, higher-resolution textures were added as they included gameplay improvements. All of the original single-player DLC from AC3 has been made available as well.

Assassin's Creed III: Liberation Remastered receives similar graphical updates and is also added to the premium content. Anyone other than Season Pass holders of Odyssey willing to get these games can purchase them separately.

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ACIII Remastered is about to explore the chronicles of half-English Assassin Connor on 18th-century Boston during American Revolution. He dedicates himself to keep up the legacy of their centuries-old Brotherhood alive and to stop Templars from taking control over colonies.

ACIII: Liberation follows the struggles of a French-African descendant protagonist Aveline de Grandpre around the same time on New Orleans. She fought against the oppression of authority during Spanish occupation in Louisiana to secure freedom.

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Frontier of American Revolution

RELATED: Assassin's Creed Odyssey for Xbox One X

Although many fans accuses ACIII for moving aside from the footsteps of its predecessor, the game introduced the mechanics of naval combat that latter titles has adapted to full potential while receiving popularity among crowd.

Whether you acquire Assassin's Creed III Remastered as a downloadable add-on for Odyssey or buy it individually, this is your ticket to go back to the roots of franchise and enjoy the thrilling experience at fullest in modern day gaming platforms.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

PlayStation Plus Free Games For February 2019

PlayStation Plus free games lineup has picked up For Honor and Hitman: The Complete First Season for the month of February 2019.

If 2019 has been a great start for all of you PlayStation Plus subscribers, then Sony Entertainment has some more good news for you. New free games lineup for February is up and this one looks even better than the one they announced for January.

Last month, PS Plus members had their fun with extreme sports game Steep and survival action RPG game Portal Knights. Although they were a pretty decent start for a new year, lineup for this month definitely got a whole lot better for sure.

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PlayStation Plus Free Games For February 2019

We will get into what we have in store in upcoming PS Plus lineup but first, let us take a brief look at the announcement video first.




We have melee action game For Honor from developer/publisher Ubisoft, a game that lets you to be knights, samurai and vikings in a medieval setting. Pick a character from any of the three different factions, divided by four classes with unique fighting skills and styles.

There are 18 different PvP maps and seven multiplayer game modes for to explore and hone your fighting style. So, pick up your blades and prepare to face off against one another from different factions in a fight to declare your dominance.

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For Honor on PlayStation Plus Free Games

Our next free title is the 2016 stealth action-adventure game Hitman, which is a rebooted take to the beloved franchise by developer IO Interactive and publisher Square Enix. Step into the shoes of world's ultimate assassin, Agent 47 and discover his world of contract killing.

It has been a few months that the sequel, Hitman 2 is out and having a "Snow Festival" seasonal event. For those, who didn't yet had the chance to jump into the adventure; The Complete First Season of the game is a great point to start from.

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Hitman: The Complete First Season on PlayStation Plus Free Games

More free games that join the PlayStation Plus lineup includes the following titles and will be available until March 8, 2019.

  • Divekick (Cross Buy with PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita)
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (PlayStation 3)
  • Gunhouse (Cross Buy with PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4)
  • Rogue Aces (Cross Buy with PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4)

We would like to give you a friendly reminder that PS3 and PS Vita games will no longer be a part of PS Plus monthly games lineup after March 8, 2019. It would be wise for you to add them to your library to keep them into your collection as long as you are a member of the service.

Players on PlayStation VR have the chance to enjoy 50% price off on both Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality and Resident Evil 7: Biohazard Gold Edition. This exclusive sale for PS Plus members also offers 25% discount on Borderlands 2 VR and 20% on Astro Bot Rescue Mission.

Also know that Sony has already expanded cloud storage space of PlayStation Plus from 10GB to 100GB for all of their subscribers. PS4 console owners can now worry less about their save games with this newly allocated space to store them in.

PS Plus cloud storage gives members the freedom to save more of their game progress as well as character profiles on the system. Whenever they switch over to another system, they will not have to fear of losing any progress that way.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Xbox Live Gold Free Games for February 2019

February 2019 will bring free games like Assassin's Creed Rogue and Star Wars Jedi Knight to all Xbox Live Gold subscribers.

2019 saw a decent start with Xbox community as Microsoft Studios kick-started the year with some great Xbox 360 and Xbox One titles for their subscription service Xbox Live Gold. We only hope for them to continue the good work by keep 'em coming.

Gold Members are in for a new lineup of free games for February 2019 that has the mix of retro vibes, maze action, stealth adventure and some third-person shooting from a galaxy far away within the fan-favorite Star Wars universe.

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Xbox Live Gold Free Games for February 2019

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Before jumping into it, have a glimpse at Games with Gold lineup for Xbox One on February 2019 for brief showcase.




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Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon
Fans of retro-action genre has either heard of or already played this platformer game from 2018 by developer/publisher Inti Creates that may seem akin to nostalgic era of Castlevania games with several playable characters.

Not only does it pay tribute to retro-style gaming but also made classic side-scrolling adventure re-playable for good reasons. Although hunting demonic minions in a forbidden castle is nothing new to gamers, Bloodstained still made it fun.

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Bloodstained on Xbox Live Gold Free Games

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Super Bomberman R
This one is a very anticipating addition to the mainline Bomberman action-maze game series after a decade from developer/publisher Konami. It introduces eight heroes along with Master Chief to butt heads with Evil Emperor Buggler in space.

Go solo or invite your friends to play 3V3 battles offline or online wearing your combat armors to win the day together. Aside from rebooting the plot of Super Bomberman for this installment, developers also included Konami Originals inspired new characters.

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Super Bomberman R on Xbox Live Gold Free Games

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Assassin's Creed Rogue
To continue a legacy of adventures left behind by your professional killer ancestors, Assassin's Creed franchise from developer/publisher Ubisoft takes you back to the time of French and Indian War in a follow-up to Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.

A new recruit and titular hero, Shay Patrick Cormac joins the sect of assassins but gets very conflicted during his training and eventually became an outcast member following a tragedy that would influence his actions in changing the future of Brotherhood.

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Assassin's Creed Rogue on Xbox Live Gold Free Games

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Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy
Force-sensitive players have already realized the best is saved for the last as the game was developed by Raven Software and from 2003, when Star Wars games were not corrupted by the corporate greed of micro-transactions and Activision was not a terrible publisher either.

You don't get to play as the legendary Luke Skywalker but you get to learn the ways of the Force from this renowned Jedi Master as a pupil. Then you are given the choice of siding with light to serve for good or give in to the dark side.

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Star Wars Jedi Knight on Xbox Live Gold Free Games

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Also, Xbox Live Gold members are going to enjoy third-person shooter title Gears of War 4 for free over the weekend as a courtesy of Free Play Days. You can jump into the action from at 12 AM PT on January 31 to 11:59 PM PT of February 3.

All multiplayer modes including Escalation, Horde and Versus from one of the most acclaimed titles of the entire series are now up for playing even on Xbox One X enhanced console and has HDR support for up to 60fps in true 4K resolution.

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Gears of War 4 on Free Play Days

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If you happen to have Xbox Game Pass membership, you can suit yourself up to go on a binge with Gears of War, Gears of War 2 and Gears of War 3 equipped with backward compatibility as well for a fully immersive experience before upcoming Gears 5 is launched in 2019.

In total, you are getting $89.96 worth of free games and even though they are not a bunch of critically-hit blockbusters there, you can still enjoy a great time with some of these smash-hit indie titles if you have a taste for them of course.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Far Cry New Dawn Story Trailer

Story trailer of Far Cry New Dawn from Ubisoft takes you to a world of chaos for the latest Far Cry adventure.

We never thought the ending of Far Cry 5 from developer/publisher Ubisoft would actually led to something but yet it laid out groundwork for upcoming first-person shooter Far Cry New Dawn coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on February 15, 2019.

Now that we are less than a month away from the launch date of the open-world FPS, it would be very nice to know the premise of the title in a little more details other than it is set after FC5 and rise from the ashes of the events that took place earlier.

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Far Cry New Dawn Story Trailer

RELATED: Far Cry 5 Game Awards 2018 Teaser

Ubisoft had no intention to keep us hanging and so, they dropped a brand-new story trailer that sheds more light on the plot of FCND.




WARNING: THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS POTENTIAL SPOILERS FOR FAR CRY 5.

We get back into the fictional Hope County of Montana, 17 years after the nuclear explosion that decimated the entire area to begin a whole new chapter. The survivors have come out to discover a bright-new world and attempts to rebuild the community.

However, their effort in reestablishing life was threatened by the ravaging band of organized bandits who call themselves Highwaymen, led by maniacal twin sisters Mickey and Lou. Their reign of chaos pushes the remaining locals to the edge of desperation.

RELATED: Far Cry New Dawn Announced

Of course desperate times call for desperate measure and sometime it means for people to make a deal with the devil. In this case, the survivors of Hope County seek for an alliance with New Eden, formerly known as the doomsday cult called Project Eden's Gate.

With that, their spiritual leader Joseph Seed is revealed to be very much alive and well among his followers. Apparently, he will turn the tide of this battle against the violent marauder force that hungers for power and resources.

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The Unicorn Trike Pre-Order Bonus

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Although FCND is a Far Cry series spin-off and a direct sequel to FC5, some are jokingly asserts it to be a DLC for the previous game or just a well polished mod. Ubisoft never denied using assets from Far Cry 5 and giving them an extreme makeover with vibrant color palette though.

You can place your pre-order for Far Cry New Dawn right now to ensure getting the Unicorn Trike vehicle as bonus in-game content when the game finally arrives on February 15, 2019 at online and local retailers for all three major platforms.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The Division 2 Private Beta Release Date

Ubisoft announces private beta for The Division 2 to start next month and pre-order will guarantee you a slot.

We are only months away from the release of upcoming online action role-playing game The Division 2, a sequel to The Division from developer Massive Entertainment and publisher Ubisoft on March 15, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

For those who want in to the private beta, it will become available from Thursday, February 7 to 10 and only a limited number of registered players who pre-orders the game will get beta keys to have the chance of receiving access to the program.

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The Division 2 Private Beta Release Date

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Since the first game of the series faced trouble during the launch and then glitches afterwards, the company is very cautious this time on how they would proceed. Whether or not you want to purchase in advance, registering online for a chance won't hurt.

The beta aims to introduce players to a shared-world for early gameplay experience and receive community feedback at the same time. Developers have also promised to deliver end-game raids as post-release downloadable content for free.

RELATED: The Division 2 Announced

Ubisoft has also released a story trailer for the game that sheds some more detail over the plot aside from some more info on the beta.




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The trailer suggests that beta will let players explore parts of Washington, D.C. as Division agents where the story takes place and fights a widespread smallpox pandemic spread by a radical group of terrorists from earliest story content.

Chances are, you may even allow access to selected section of the Dark Zone to fight each other but there is no confirmation about it though. However, the publishers promise to reveal more details on what to expect in it shortly before launching officially.

RELATED: The Division 2 Will Be on Epic Games Store, Not on Steam

Earlier, Ubisoft announced a partnership with Epic Games Store for releasing the PC version of the game on the platform instead of Steam. Players on PS4 and Xbox One can still find the game on PS Store and Microsoft Store upon release next month.

Based on the Tom Clancy universe of games, The Division 2 is an overall improvement on the 2016 original or tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege. To get the taste of a decent chunk of that, pre-order or sign up on any of the three available platforms for private beta.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The Division 2 Will Be on Epic Games Store, Not on Steam

Ubisoft will be releasing the PC version of The Division 2 through Epic Games Store while skipping Steam.

Action role-playing game The Division from developer Massive Entertainment and publisher Ubisoft is returning with an upcoming sequel; The Division 2 that is releasing on March 15, 2019 for major platforms like PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Usually, Valve's digital distribution store Steam offers people to play and purchase PC version of different video games on their platform even if the publisher have an online storefront of their own but Ubisoft is planning to skip them this time for Epic Games Store.

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The Division 2 Will Be on Epic Games Store, Not on Steam

RELATED: The Division 2 Announced

In a way, the game is now semi-exclusive to Epic Games to buy copies for PC version aside from the outlet of the original publisher. This recent partnership between these two companies also heralds the possibilities of multiple other titles heading to the same store.

Steam previously had a featured product page for the title listed on their site, which now simply redirects visitors to the home page since Ubisoft has no current plans with it. Any pre-order made earlier or elsewhere will still be honored though, according to the Official Blog Post.

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Epic has managed to secure exclusively for upcoming anticipated titles like Hades from Supergiant Games and The Walking Dead: The Final Season from Skybound Games within only a month after entering the marketplace by launching their game store.

Of course, the 88% revenue split Epic Games are offering has a lot to do with Ubisoft migrating to them but it have the consumers concerned with a lot of issues like lack of local currency support, bad refund policy and no visible user review. Don't believe us? Check out the Twitter thread for yourself.

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Several big-name company of the industry like Activision has launched Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 on Battle.net exclusively and Bethesda Softworks walked the same way with Fallout 76 through their own launcher, probably to have more control over the distribution.

Place your pre-order now for Standard, Gold or Ultimate editions of The Division 2 on Epic Games Store to secure your access to Private Beta that is coming soon. Both of these companies are seemingly more than confident that moving away from Steam won't hurt the sales.

Friday, December 28, 2018

Monster Hunter: World X Assassin's Creed Collaboration Event

The latest collaboration of Monster Hunter: World with Assassin's Creed with new event quest is live now!

As a part of their continual support with Monster Hunter: World, latest release from action role-playing game series Monster Hunter, developer/publisher Capcom arranged a number of collaboration event throughout the year 2018 and fans have enjoyed those crossovers.

This year, we saw MHW collide with MMORPG title Final Fantasy XIV and announced for an upcoming event with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in 2019. What no one ever saw coming out of nowhere is a surprise mix-up with Assassin's Creed franchise.

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Monster Hunter: World X Assassin's Creed Collaboration Event

RELATED: Monster Hunter: World X Witcher 3 Collaboration Event

Before we go ahead with spewing details on the event, be sure to check out the official trailer released for the occasion.




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Needless to say that, this is an update that no one could have possibly expected but still, it is here sneaking up on us like members of the secret society of assassins. The first thing we get to celebrate is armor and gear themed on Assassin's Creed.

You can get your hands on "Bayek Layered Armor" or "Assassin’s Hood" tool based on Bayek and Ezio Auditore from Assassin's Creed Origins and Assassin's Creed II respectively by taking part into the limited-time quest called "SDF: Silent, Deadly and Fierce".

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SDF quest will pit you against three of the most aggressive creatures of the game; Odogaron, Deviljho and an elder dragon Lunastra for a face off. When you will enter the arena, the first two will appear right there and the third one only comes up once they are beat.

Despite the gameplay require everyone to be strategic; SDF can be considered as simple beat down at best. Anyone alone can play fool with the two if they want but since others will be playing online, no one is stopping you from trying your luck on multiplayer.

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New SDF Event Quest Live Now!

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Players will only be rewarded with a unique quest item called Senu's Feather after they manage to defeat all three of them. This item will help you unlock "Bayek Layered Armor" gear from AC Origins and requires another one to forge it.

When the Armory attendant Smithy of MHW, he will also offer players "Assassin’s Hood" before sending them to collect another Senu's Feather. Apparently, both of these themed armor and gear requires two of the items and you need more than one SDF quest to complete.

RELATED: Monster Hunter: World X Final Fantasy XIV Collaboration Event

The event is already started and will run until January 10, 2019 for players on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. No official date for PC version of the experience is given out by Capcom yet except for the mention that it will come at a later date.

Previously, Monster Hunter: World has arranged a cross-promotional event for PS4 players where they could play as Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn. Then there were few other instances where the game introduced elements from Devil May Cry, Mega Man and Street Fighter.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

PlayStation Plus Free Games For January 2019

PlayStation Plus free games lineup has picked up Steep and Portal Knights for the month of January 2019.

Christmas is over and so is 2018. So, nearing the edge of the year, Sony Entertainment came up with new free games lineup that is coming soon in January 2019 for PlayStation Plus subscribers to celebrate the New Year.

We previously thought that the October 2018 lineup was bad with Friday the 13th: The Game and Laser League but last month, we changed our minds when we saw PS Plus including games like Soma or Onrush for November 2018, because that just made it worse.

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PlayStation Plus Free Games For January 2019

Before taking a just jump at the upcoming PS Plus lineup, let's take a moment to look at the clip below showcasing all the titles for January 2019.




The first entry on the list is an extreme sports game Steep from developer/publisher Ubisoft that came out in 2016. The premise is set on the Alps and the massive open world environment it featured was inspired by Ghost Recon: Wildlands.

So, paraglide, ski, snowboard or wingsuit your way to a little excitement while exploring the most epic mountains throughout this winter season. Steep is mostly online-focused and you can bump into other players if you simply enable the "Collide Feature".

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Steep on PlayStation Plus Free Games

The next title to join the lineup is survival action RPG game Portal Knights from developer Keen Games and publisher 505 Games. The in-game characters have a LEGO-like appearance and you might even notice the gameplay has similarities with Minecraft but it still is a fun play.

The game has a cooperative multiplayer where you can team up with up to three of your friends other than wandering alone on your own and that is one of the delightful experience the game has to offer aside from other role-playing aspects.

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Portal Knights on PlayStation Plus Free Games

Other free games PlayStation Plus lineup is offering for the month of January 2019 is still there and let's take a quick look at the list below.

  • Zone of the Enders HD Collection (PlayStation 3)
  • Amplitude (PlayStation 3)
  • Fallen Legion: Flames of Rebellion (Cross Buy with PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4)
  • Super Mutant Alien Assault (PlayStation Vita)

If you are into free-to-play cooperative third-person shooter game Warframe, then developers from Digital Extremes studio has a gift for you and it is an exclusive PlayStation Plus Booster Pack III to jump right into it and get going.

This pack offers you 100 Platinum, 100,000 Credits, Corpus laser rifle Quanta, Quanta Obsidian Skin, 7-Day Affinity Booster and a 7-Day Credit Booster, which will be activated as soon as you login to the game but you have to claim it before January 15, 2019.