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

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tom Clancy's The Division Update 1.8 and Free Weekend

Ubisoft has just dropped the biggest free update for their online-only action role-playing video game Tom Clancy's The Division. With that update released, they have another promotional offer for this multiplayer shooter game. Update 1.8 is going by the name "Resistance", which is available for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One now. It will add an extra area to the West Side Pier map, including Resistance and Skirmish modes.

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Tom Clancy's The Division Update 1.8 and Free Weekend

For short details of all the content that comes with Update 1.8, you can take a quick look at the launch trailer clip of it.




In Resistance, enemy teams will join up as teams to fight against you in waves, which is highly unlikely of them. You can firm up your defenses and a lot other stuff using resources dropped by your enemies once they are killed. So, the best you can do in a four members team is to try and stay alive for as long as you can. The changes are definitely made for good and the game is even better than it was before with the update.

Skirmish on the other hand is more like player versus player mode that is designed for two teams of four players engaged in killing each other while the clock is ticking. There is a social hub called Camp Clinton, which is almost similar to the main safe house Terminal. You can buy exotic weapons and new gears to even the odds of battlefield.

Now, along with this free update, there comes a free weekend of Tom Clancy's The Division, offering players to have a trial of the game followed by a sweet discount of 70% off on the whole package. Massive Entertainment and Ubisoft allows you to play The Division for free from December 7-10. The progress made during this period will be transferred to the main game if you choose to buy it following the free weekend.




Currently, the trial will only let you play for six hours, which might upset a lot of gamers but it also grants you access to all three DLC expansions; Underground, Survival and Last Stand. After releasing almost a year ago, The Division has finally rising once again from a slow running as the game have seen an all time increase of active users of 150% on daily basis, having a total of 9.5 million users right now. Hopefully, the numbers will rise following the free weekend experience for sure.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Rainbow Six Siege Year 3 DLC Announced

The developer team behind tactical shooter video game Rainbow Six Siege; Ubisoft wants to start off Year Three a little differently. So, they have just announced more content and additional support for the third year of the game's release. What we've been able to gather is that we are getting two new maps and one of the existing gets a makeover as well as eight new Operators. Moreover, the first-ever co-op event of the game will be launched. Are you feeling excited yet? We know, you are.

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Rainbow Six Siege Year 3 DLC Announced

"Operation Chimera" will be the highlight of Year Three, where two new operators will be introduced from France and Russia. There will also be a four weeks limited-time co-op event named Outbreak during Season 1 of Year Three, which will be accessible for those who own Rainbow Six Siege. This event is basically all about quarantine and biohazard. This event will also allow players the chance to win exclusive cosmetics collection.

In the four season duration, each time two new Operators will be brought in. Having special roles in Outbreak co-op, these two operators are very well equipped to handle biohazard situations and are also available for multiplayer. Now this actually seems like a zombie apocalypse setting, where you go out there to put a bullet at the targets to stop them from coming at you.

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Rainbow Six Siege Year 3 Roadmap

Not only the game is getting two brand-new maps of Year Three, Season 1 but one of the old one is totally being re-done with new artwork and level design. Following the first Season, the game will be taking a bit more usual approach in Season Two. Two of the new Operators joining the fight will be from Italy and so will be one of the maps. Season Three will mix things up by picking one from Delta Force and another one from Scotland Yard before Season Four recruits two from Morocco.

Rainbow Six Siege came out in December, 2015 and is available to play on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for all. Promising a twist in the event, brand manager Alex Remy nodded that they surely are up to something with Year Three and the Outbreak event. Who knows if they are thinking of starting something like Call of Duty: Nazi Zombies or not.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands for Xbox One X

An Xbox One X enhancements update for Ubisoft's tactical shooter Ghost Recon Wildlands is released and it is about to improve your experience with the game. The biggest perk of the platforms' graphical superiority and a bunch of fixes are how the game is gonna get a lot better than it already is. With this update, loading time will be quick, Ghost War’s progression and UI gets fixed as well while the Ghost War menu lets you directly hit the store.

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands for Xbox One X

The team behind the update did not just enhanced Ghost Recon Wildlands for Xbox One X, if the improvement of anything in-game would've made the game better, they did it. You will see that for yourself when you notice the draw distances and better terrain representation. Anisotropic filtering was used to curve out the texture for your sight and distance also helps. Of course, all of it comes in a higher resolution with full HDR support.




Since Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands is set in Bolivia, you cannot tell if it could be more realistic than this if you've never been there before. I guess you know what I meant here. If you have a few seconds to spare, you might even admire how lifelike this digital landscape of Bolivia really is. This is surely a technical home-run for the dev team dedicated for the Xbox One X enhancements update and being allied with Microsoft gave them access to every essential tool.

As you play the main campaign, Ghost War or the PvP mode in the dangerous open world, you will realize that this is the next level that you've been dreaming about for a long time. Because of all the tweaking, the surrounding environment is also very live and engaging. An issue with XP gain at the end of the match is fixed now and extensive use will no longer run out of ammo of helicopters.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands is already out on all the major platforms like PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for players to enjoy. Still, those who prefer to cherish superior graphical masterworks in their very own Xbox One X console, the update for Ghost Recon Wildlands could be a thing for them. Just saying.

Rainbow Six Siege: Operation White Noise and Free Weekend

Ubisoft has been updating their tactical shooter video game Rainbow Six Siege for two years now through expansions and a lot of in-game tweaks. So, the game is definitely better now than it ever was. If you are among one of the eager players who wanted to try out the game for long then Ubisoft has an offer for you that you cannot refuse. An announcement has been made for a limited time Rainbow Six Siege free weekend.

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Rainbow Six Siege: Operation White Noise Coming Soon

The free to play weekend is open for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, starting from November 16 and will end on November 19. You can access the free weekend through Steam and Uplay on PC, PlayStation 4 owners will need their PlayStation Plus subscription and Xbox Live Gold membership is required to play it on Xbox One.




For the period of this limited time free weekend on Rainbow Six Siege, you can get your hands on every maps and modes that the standard edition of the game will let you. Then just like always, if you like the experience, you have the chance to pick up the full game for a whopping 60% off the price. Plus, every progress you made throughout the game will be carried to the main game once you made the purchase. Now, isn't that a sweet deal?

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Rainbow Six Siege Free Weekend Begins Thursday

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Season 4 of Rainbow Six Siege’s Year 2 is about to start with the new major expansion Operation White Noise right after the day the free weekend is over. Three Operators and new maps are added to this South Korea-themed update, which goes online on Rainbow Six Siege technical test server from November 20. All the Operators that are added in Operation White Noise will be unlocked to you during launch if you have the Season Pass.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Play Watch Dogs For Free This Week on PC

Players who have played Ubisoft's action-adventure video game Watch Dogs three years back knows that the game brings a completely different experience for the gamers on the table. Now, if you are feeling a little bit nostalgic all of a sudden then we have good news for you. You can play Watch Dogs for a whole week and won't have to pay for it. Do I have your attention now? Good!

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Play Watch Dogs For Free This Week on PC

The game was originally available for playing on PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Wii U. However, Ubisoft is offering the PC version of the game for free for a whole week throughout their digital distribution platform Uplay service as a part of promotion. So, if you have an existing free account on Uplay, you are good to go with it. Even if you don't, just create a new one and get going with the game already.

The plot of Watch Dogs is about a skilled gray-hat hacker Aiden Pearce and he is operating from an upgraded version of Chicago of near-future, where everyone and everything is connected through a network. When a digital heist goes wrong, he and his family goes on the run from hired guns and her niece dies in the conflict. Now, it's up to Aiden to avenge her and protect his remaining family as well. A sequel, Watch Dogs 2 was released on November, 2016 set in San Francisco.

So, while the promotion is still on from November 7 to 13, we suggest you go ahead and add Watch Dogs to your Uplay PC games library. Other than an account, you'd also need the Uplay client to download and play the game on your PC. Without wasting any more time, you should get going and enjoy this hybrid open-world stealth-action game of its own right.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Assassin’s Creed Origins Out Now

One of Ubisoft's most popular and bankable franchise Assassin’s Creed releases its tenth main title Assassin’s Creed Origins and today sees the release of this action-adventure saga. You will play the game as the protagonist and the very first assassin of their sacred brotherhood named Bayek, who decided to take up the mantle of a protector of Egypt and the predecessor of the long heritage this secret band of warriors will follow.

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Assassin’s Creed Origins Out Now

Assassin’s Creed Origins is set in a crucial time of Ancient Egypt’s history, when Cleopatra and her brother Ptolemy were in a struggle for power and it was gradually reaching towards a bitter end. Unfortunately, the peril doesn't end here. The malevolent Order of the Ancients were trying to manipulate the situation from behind the curtains and a Roman army was just awaiting the borders of the country.

RELATED: Assassin’s Creed Origins Launch Trailer

Your assassin Bayek can develop his skill tree to become a Hunter, Seer or a Warrior, with all of them leading into different skill sets. Using poison, tame wild animals and throwing firebombs are what a Seer would do. If you want him to become a fearsome warrior, let him develop his range of melee attacks. And if you want to shoot arrows and distract your enemies with your pet eagle, like we saw in the cinematic trailer, then you take him to the path of a Hunter.

Now, Bayek will have to intervene into the middle and you will be exploring Ancient Egypt alog with him on his quest for righteousness. Though many are calling Assassin’s Creed Origins a reboot and some are calling it a soft-reboot but one thing is certain, which is that, it really is a new starting point for sure.

RELATED: Assassin's Creed Origins Includes Loot Boxes

The more you play and master yourself with your assassin Bayek, your level and ability points will gradually increase. One thing that Assassin’s Creed Origins has no shortage of is that of their many side-missions, story quests and frequent combat situations that will develop Bayek into the legendary fighter he is known as. The game will make you explore the exotic location of Egypt like the Mediterranean rough waters, pyramids of Giza and giant temple at Memphis throughout the desert path.

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Journey to Ancient Egypt

One very appreciative aspect of the enjoyable side missions and quests are that you can complete them whenever you want and however you please. You have absolute freedom in doing so. In the mean time, you can master your assassin into a strong warrior to take on any upcoming challenge that is thrown at him.

Assassin’s Creed Origins is already out on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One to play and enjoy the ancient world of the brotherhood that was formed to protect the rights of the oppressed. The game will be seeing it's Xbox One X release on November 7. With everything it offers and the improved gameplay it displayed, Assassin’s Creed Origins will truly embrace the spirit of Action RPG.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Assassin’s Creed Origins Launch Trailer

The tenth major title of the Assassin’s Creed franchise, Assassin’s Creed Origins is about to be launched within a very few days and everyone is just waiting to jump onto the game as soon as it comes out. Ubisoft decided to delight the eagerly waiting fans with a little treat and so they dropped the launch trailer for the game to give us some more visual spectacle as well as more insight into the game.

Assassin’s Creed Origins: Launch Trailer | Legend of the Assassin

We want to talk about what the Assassin’s Creed Origins launch trailer is all about but be sure to check out the trailer titled "Legend of The Assassin" below before that.




By now, almost all of us know that the brotherhood of Assassin’s Creed was originated in ancient Egypt and Bayek is the first in the line of warriors who would start this crusade against the system all by himself. Bayek was simply a revolutionary who wanted to become the aid of the oppressed against the wicked and corrupt folks of that time on Egypt and thus, his mission soon turned him into a renowned assassin.

Since, Assassin’s Creed Origins is a prequel or a soft-reboot rather than a sequel like any other previous games of the series, the gameplay and the setting might seem a little bit different at times. Origins offer you a more expanded open-world in-game environment and there is a skill tree to crank up your abilities to inflict more damage and hit points as you progress. Lots of the element that you will find here are actually how the legends of their Brotherhood grew over time.

As we said earlier, the trailer offers more sneak peak to the game's action and story that you will eventually unfold playing it and provide you a clear idea of how the Assassin Brotherhood came to form in the first place. Some of the action-packed cut-scenes from the game also made it to the trailer as well. Although it would not be like any of the previous Assassin's Creed games but Origins do feature the series' trademark parkour-like movements during the fights.

Releasing worldwide on October 27, Assassin’s Creed Origins will be available to play on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game will also see its Xbox One X debut on November 7 with 4K displays to experience enhanced high-definition environments. To embrace the full-action of the RPG, the game actually lets you explore the whole country of Egypt.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Assassin's Creed Origins Includes Loot Boxes

In these days, loot boxes are a hot-topic in modern games and there are endless debates online whether or not this trend should continue. Many of today's biggest titles from industry giants like Destiny 2 and Forza 7 are adding this feature to their game and by the looks of it; other companies are also following this. Though most of the time these loot boxes are acquired through some in-game currency, most recent release like Middle-Earth: Shadow of War has changed the idea by letting you spend some real-world cash to make it easier.

So what does that have to do with Assassin's Creed Origins? Well, till date, the Assassin's Creed franchise has been letting us to do some micro-transactions and spend in-game currency to modify our playable character and it was only for decorative purpose. However, in cases like Assassin's Creed Unity, this also meant to make the player somewhat overpowered than normal. The series previously let you buy specific items or gears with its unique virtual currency called 'Helix Credits'.

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Assassin's Creed Origins Includes Loot Boxes

Judging by the recent gameplay clips found on YouTube, it appears that Ubisoft is joining the wave of loot box trend and that starts with Assassin's Creed Origins. Till now, it seems that the items are only purchasable with in-game currency and it is still unclear if they would allow the players to enjoy this feature to which extent.

As assassin Bayek would explore the locations of ancient Egypt, he will come across to travelling merchant in several places who is a young boy named Reda. The loot boxes found in Nomad's Bazaar shop are called Heka chests and it will contain either a weapon or shield by random. Now, developers still need to disclose or players need to find out if they can acquire these weapons and gears in-game or are they just exclusive to Heka chests. As soon as you purchase the chest for 3000 Drachma, the item within will reveal itself.

The vendor Reda also sells rare Carbon Crystals, which will come in handy for crafting. The in-game e-store features a Mummy costume for Bayek and it is achievable just by playing the game along with the other items of the store. Since one of the previous Assassin's Creed game offered us the opportunity to spend cold-hard cash, we can only speculate if they are going to do that again with their latest release.

Scheduled to launch at October 27, Assassin's Creed Origins will be available to play on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. There will be an education mode in Origins that will teach the player more about Egypt of that time.