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Ubisoft Connect merges Uplay, Ubisoft Club with cross-play features

Ubisoft Connect merges Uplay, Ubisoft Club with cross-play features

Although gamers still set up camps divided along platform lines, there has never before been a bigger push to build bridges between these competing platforms. Cross-platform saves and cross-play have become selling points for many recent games that try to appeal to as many gamers as possible across multiple devices. Ubisoft is riding that wave with Ubisoft Connect, its new one-stop-shop for all its gaming perks and social gaming needs, including playing with others on different platforms, depending on the game, of course.

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla DLC and season pass content detailed

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla DLC and season pass content detailed

Assassin's Creed Valhalla hasn't even released yet and already Ubisoft is detailing the game's post-launch content. Like the more recent Assassin's Creed titles, Valhalla will get a season pass, which will include two major expansions. Those expansions won't be out until sometime next year, but those who don't buy will still get some free DLC in the form of seasonal releases.

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla deep dive trailer reveals new gameplay details

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla deep dive trailer reveals new gameplay details

Assassin's Creed Valhalla is shaping up to be one of the biggest games of the holiday season, and given the fact that it's launching alongside next-gen consoles, it could wind up being one of the biggest next-gen launch titles. Today, Ubisoft published a deep dive into Valhalla, giving us a rather lengthy look at the game and an idea of what to expect.

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Just Dance 2021 song list revealed in part: Time to hunker down

Just Dance 2021 song list revealed in part: Time to hunker down

This week Just Dance 2021 revealed their big song list, including a whole bunch of songs you'll recognize - and a few you'll have never heard of before. This game works with the subscription service Just Dance Unlimited, allowing access to over 550 songs at once. This next installment of Just Dance will be released on November 12, 2020, right on time for the long winter.

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PlayStation 5 upgrade logo is the game box badge to look out for

PlayStation 5 upgrade logo is the game box badge to look out for

Many games that are releasing in the coming months with have current-generation and next-generation versions, with many publishers offering current-gen buyers upgrades to those next-gen versions either for free or for a fee. On Xbox Series X and Series S, there's an official way that publishers can offer cross-generation upgrades called Xbox Smart Delivery. Sony hasn't revealed such a program for PS4 to PS5 upgrades, but it seems that it will at least show a badge on box art for games that have some kind of PS5 upgrade available.

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Ubisoft confirms Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time remake for early 2021

Ubisoft confirms Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time remake for early 2021

Ahead of today's Ubisoft Forward presentation, we saw some leaks that suggested the company was gearing up to announce a remake of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. Sure enough, when the show finally kicked off, that's just what Ubisoft revealed, announcing that the remake will land early next year. We also got the chance to see the game's remade graphics in the announcement trailer, which can see embedded below.

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla release date moved up to meet Xbox Series X launch

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla release date moved up to meet Xbox Series X launch

Assassin's Creed Valhalla will likely wind up being one of the biggest games of the year, and today, we're learning that Ubisoft has actually moved up the game's release date. It isn't often that we see video game release dates moved up, especially in the age of COVID, but it's true: Assassin's Creed Valhalla will now be launching a week early and it seems we have Microsoft and the Xbox Series X to thank for that.

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Netflix is turning an Ubisoft game from 2003 into a feature film

Netflix is turning an Ubisoft game from 2003 into a feature film

Netflix has revealed its latest adaptation plans, stating that it will be turning Ubisoft's Beyond Good and Evil into a feature film. The announcement was accompanied by an image that teases the style of the game and its main characters. Fans can expect a movie that sticks with the space pirates theme, one that is firmly in the adventure genre.

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Ubisoft next-gen game prices will stay the same – for now

Ubisoft next-gen game prices will stay the same – for now

As we head into the next generation of game consoles, there's a big question concerning video game prices. For years and years, video game prices have generally held steady at $60, and even though the price is inflated through Deluxe or Collector's Editions, DLC, and microtransactions, you can usually count on spending $60 and getting the game in some form.

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Watch Dogs 2 now free from Ubisoft Support with caveats

Watch Dogs 2 now free from Ubisoft Support with caveats

Ubisoft was originally supposed to distribute "rewards" for streamers during the Ubisoft Forward event over the weekend. That didn't work as planned. Issues caused users to be unable to log in to their Ubisoft accounts, so rewards were not distributed as they were originally intended. So they're not dropped "real time" but they're still being dropped.

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Watch Dogs: Legion turns anyone into a potential recruit

Watch Dogs: Legion turns anyone into a potential recruit

You have to hand it to Ubisoft for launching titles that, given current situations, could almost be interpreted as social commentary. Of course, had Watch Dogs: Legion launched on time, it might have had less impact than when it launches during a time of more problematic security and privacy practices. Of course, the delay has also helped Ubisoft iron out some kinks and refine the game that will be launching in October.

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Far Cry 6 launch date announced, coming to Stadia too

Far Cry 6 launch date announced, coming to Stadia too

With people having more time indoors on their hands, many have resorted to dusting off their gaming collection or even expanding it with new purchases. Recent events have been a boon to the gaming industry but they have also put some companies and individuals under a microscope. It is against that backdrop that Ubisoft is announcing its latest flagship title's launch date, whose theme and context could spark some debate among gamers and Far Cry fans.

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