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Ubisoft plans new Rabbids, Hungry Shark, and Watch Dogs shows

Ubisoft plans new Rabbids, Hungry Shark, and Watch Dogs shows

French video game company Ubisoft has plans to launch some new animated shows based on its hit video games. The company has already seen success with its Rabbids-based animated hit, characters that will be the subject of a new upcoming special called Rabbids Invasion. As well, the company is planning another kid-friendly show called Hungry Shark and some other content targeting older viewers.

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‘Rabbids Coding’ teaches kids the basics of coding for free

‘Rabbids Coding’ teaches kids the basics of coding for free

Late last month, Ubisoft introduced Rabbids Coding, a new educational game featuring the company's rabbid characters that helps teach kids the basics of coding. In an update on the game today, Ubisoft has revealed that the game is now free for anyone to download through the company's Uplay launcher on PC. Parents can expect kids to learn about algorithms, optimization, and more.

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Ubisoft Uplay+ subscription service released: Here are the basics

Ubisoft Uplay+ subscription service released: Here are the basics

Back at E3 2019, Ubisoft made something of a surprise announcement, revealing that it was getting into the subscription game. Perhaps it shouldn't be that surprising considering how much entertainment companies seem to love the Netflix model these days, but regardless, Ubisoft's service is called Uplay+ and it's officially launching today.

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Ubisoft reveals full Uplay+ games lineup

Ubisoft reveals full Uplay+ games lineup

Back at E3 2019, Ubisoft revealed its plans to begin offering a subscription service of its own, joining other companies like Microsoft and Electronic Arts. At the time, Ubisoft simply said that the service would offer more than 100 games, revealing just a few of those titles in the trailer you see below. Today, Ubisoft published a list of all the games that will be available through Uplay+, and the roster seems to include most of the games Ubisoft has released throughout the years.

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The race for the gaming subscription crown: What it means for gamers

The race for the gaming subscription crown: What it means for gamers

This year’s E3 signaled a shift in the coming years of gaming. The event wasn’t just about video games, but how we would get hold of them. It seems every publisher and their dog wants to implement a subscription service for video games – a Netflix for gaming of sorts. Google, EA, Microsoft and Ubisoft are among the list of publishers in the heated race. With all these similar announcements, the industry looks to be saturating quickly – even more confusingly than TV-streaming services.

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Ubisoft is launching its own subscription service called Uplay+

Ubisoft is launching its own subscription service called Uplay+

One of the most surprising things to come out of Ubisoft's E3 show is news that the company is gearing up to launch its own subscription gaming service. With Uplay+, as its called, users will have access to more than 100 Ubisoft PC games spanning its various franchises. Essentially, Ubisoft is following the lead of companies like EA and Microsoft here, which already offer subscription services of their own.

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Watch Dogs Legion lets you play as anyone you want

Watch Dogs Legion lets you play as anyone you want

As teased in the lead up to E3 2019, one of Ubisoft's big reveals at the show this year was Watch Dogs Legion. In the third game in the series, we'll still play as a member of DedSec, only this time, the setting shifts to a near-future London that has been swallowed by authoritarianism. It'll be DedSec's job to fight back against mass surveillance and oppression through hacking the world around you, but this time, there's an interesting little twist that separates Watch Dogs Legion from the games that came before it.

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E3 2019: What to expect from Microsoft, Nintendo, and EA

E3 2019: What to expect from Microsoft, Nintendo, and EA

E3 2019 is nearly upon us, but though the show doesn't officially start until next week, the big announcements from major publishers and platform holders will start coming down the line this weekend. Though the number of publishers hosting press conferences at E3 has slimmed a little bit in 2019, there's still plenty to look forward to.

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Assassin’s Creed Unity free for a week on PCs to honor Notre Dame

Assassin’s Creed Unity free for a week on PCs to honor Notre Dame

Monday saw one of the world's most historic and most artistic structures succumb to a devastating fire. In addition to the outpouring of emotion and support, the Internet was also flooded with examples of how the Notre-Dame de Paris has influenced the arts and culture over the centuries, from novels such as the Hunchback of Notre-Dame to games like Assassin's Creed Unity. The latter is one of the most recent recreations of the iconic cathedral and now developer Ubisoft is giving everyone a chance to behold the majesty of Notre-Dame, even if only virtually.

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Division 2 players, get ready for a large day-one patch

Division 2 players, get ready for a large day-one patch

Ubisoft's online loot-based shooter The Division 2 is launching next week, with pre-loads starting this weekend and players able to jump in over the days leading up to March 15th, depending on which edition they pre-ordered. Unfortunately, players won't exactly be jumping in right away, as they'll be required to download the game's huge day-one patch, regardless of what platform they're on.

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The Division 2 ditches Steam for Epic Games Store

The Division 2 ditches Steam for Epic Games Store

With its new PC games store, Epic is taking the fight directly to Steam. It's doing that by undercutting Steam on revenue sharing - while Valve's revenue sharing model starts off giving 70% of each sale to developers and goes up from there, Epic's model instead gives developers 88% of each sale from the very start. As you can imagine, that's likely to turn some heads among developers and publishers.

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PSA: Log into Rainbow Six Siege today for a Holiday Pack gift

PSA: Log into Rainbow Six Siege today for a Holiday Pack gift

Ubisoft is offering a free gift to Rainbow Six Siege owners who log into the game today. The gift, which comes in the form of a Holiday Pack, gives players a free Operator for their roster, though it's a limited time perk that requires users to get it soon. Already have all the Operators? You'll get something equally exciting instead.

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