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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Wrath of the Druids DLC hit with last-minute delay

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Wrath of the Druids DLC hit with last-minute delay

April was set to be a big month for Assassin's Creed Valhalla, as the game was slated to receive its first DLC expansion, Wrath of the Druids, on April 29th. Now, just about two weeks out from that release date, Ubisoft has announced a delay for the expansion. The good news is that Valhalla players won't have to wait too much longer before they get to play it.

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Watch Dogs: Legion multiplayer for PC delayed until further notice

Watch Dogs: Legion multiplayer for PC delayed until further notice

It's not unusual for games or updates to be delayed, though there's always hope that things will eventually push through, sooner or later. Ubisoft may have just dashed those hopes, at least for players of Watch Dogs: Legion on PCs. After already delaying a promised online multiplayer by months, the game developer just announced that PC gamers will have to wait indefinitely for the feature to land. If it ever will, that is.

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Don’t fall for this bogus Far Cry 6 beta scam Ubisoft warns

Don’t fall for this bogus Far Cry 6 beta scam Ubisoft warns

There may be a decent amount of excitement behind Far Cry 6, but Ubisoft is warning folks not to get too caught up in it today. Apparently, legitimate looking emails are being sent out promising Far Cry 6 beta access. According to Ubisoft, however, those emails aren't the real deal and those who receive them should disregard them.

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I don’t buy the claim that games need to be $70 and you shouldn’t either

I don’t buy the claim that games need to be $70 and you shouldn’t either

As we enter into this new generation of gaming consoles, there’s a familiar scent filling the air. You might think it’s that of new hardware, or styrofoam, or that cling film that comes on expensive tech to protect it from scratches, but it’s none of those. No, this scent is a pungent one, wafting from the offices of video game executives who wouldn’t be caught dead playing the products their companies make. It’s the smell of greed.

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Ubisoft price hikes could risk next-gen gamer fury

Ubisoft price hikes could risk next-gen gamer fury

Ever since the marketing campaigns for the PS5 and Xbox Series X got into full swing last year, there's been much ado about next-gen price hikes from a number of publishers. Sony itself has raised the price of its first party games to $70, and that seems to be a move that many other major publishers are at least considering. 2K Games has indicated through NBA 2K21 that it will be raising prices as well, as has Activision.

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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time remake hit with another delay

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time remake hit with another delay

Back in September, Ubisoft announced a remake of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, giving it a release date of January 21st, 2021. That release date didn't stick for too long, as Ubisoft eventually pushed it back to March 18th. Now, we've learned that the remake has been delayed for a second time as Ubisoft works to make a game that "feels fresh while remaining faithful to the original."

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Open world Star Wars game in the works at Ubisoft and Lucasfilm Games

Open world Star Wars game in the works at Ubisoft and Lucasfilm Games

Disney and Lucasfilm kicked off this week by announcing they were reviving the Lucasfilm Games brand and looking to work with a number of developers in creating games for Lucasfilm properties. The following day, we learned that Lucasfilm Games would be working with Wolfenstein developer Machine Games to create a new Indiana Jones game, with Bethesda's Todd Howard serving as executive producer on the title. It turns out the announcements aren't over yet, as Ubisoft and Lucasfilm Games have now announced a partnership of their own.

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Gaming in 2020 – The Losers

Gaming in 2020 – The Losers

While there was no lack of great games to play in 2020, there were many things about the games industry that were lacking throughout the year. Obviously, some of the issues we'll cover here were exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic - particularly the launches of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X - but there were some important issues that came to light this year too. There were also some epic fumbles, and one in particular isn't likely to be forgotten anytime soon.

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Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game – Complete Edition dated for January

Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game – Complete Edition dated for January

Earlier this year, a 10-year-old game based on a comic book that launched alongside a movie of the same name (also based on that comic book) suddenly found itself thrust back into the spotlight once more. That game was Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game, a side-scrolling beat-em-up developed by Ubisoft Montreal that originally launched on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 way back in 2010.

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Rainbow Six Siege next-gen upgrade release – 4K 120FPS day 1

Rainbow Six Siege next-gen upgrade release – 4K 120FPS day 1

Today we're looking at next-gen console details for Rainbow Six Siege. That's the latest in Rainbow Six action for both the Sony PlayStation 5 and the Microsoft Xbox Series X. A set of new videos released today gives us a closer look at what we should expect from this monster game and its near-future evolution.

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla might be the best yet, breaking huge records

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla might be the best yet, breaking huge records

Last week, Ubisoft indicated that Assassin's Creed Valhalla was off to a strong start by announcing that it had double the launch day sales of 2018's Assassin's Creed Odyssey, and today, Ubisoft is back with more some stats. This time, we're looking at launch week as a whole, with Ubisoft saying that early sales for Valhalla are "strong."

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla gives next-gen gaming its first big hit

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla gives next-gen gaming its first big hit

Perhaps owing to the fact that it's one of the most notable launch titles for the Xbox Series X, it seems that Assassin's Creed Valhalla is off to a very strong start. While Ubisoft hasn't shared any sales numbers for the game yet, it has compared the launch of Valhalla to that of Assassin's Creed Odyssey, and it looks like Valhalla is proving to be a lot more popular than its predecessor.

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