As is tradition for the French developer, Ubisoft had a little something for everyone at E3 2019. From the highly ambitious Watch Dogs Legion and the intense-looking Ghost Recon Breakpoint to some new material like Gods & Monsters to Roller Champions, lets dive in.
Assassins Creed Symphony
Ubisoft kicked off the event with a small performance from the Assassin’s Creed Symphony. The music highlighted the world tour they’re about to embark on, which will start in late June in Paris then tour around the world. I can’t wait to go, details are here: http://www.acsymphony.com.
Watch Dogs Legion
The next installment in the Watch Dogs series takes us to a futuristic London, where it appears that Martial Law has taken over, and the citizens need to band together with fighting and hacking. A series of new protagonists employ the help of an AI device called Bagley in order to take on the autonomous drones and weapons that threaten the city. This time around, you’ll be able to recruit lots of different protagonists, from the rough-and-tumble Ian to the refined Helen. But if you don’t keep them safe, they can die permanently. Which adds a new element to the game. Ubisoft claims that anyone in the entire city can be recruited, and each one is unique, which is huge. You can learn about their personalities and backstories, and each one has a different voice and influences on
Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet
Rob McElhenny, writer, producer and actor in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, plays Ian Grimm in a new TV show. Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet, which will air on Apple TV+. It’s supposed to be geared towards gamer culture. Nothing yet in regards to release date.
Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Phantom Sight
A new season of the population shooter will begin tomorrow. For more information about Operation Phantom Sight including it
Brawlhalla and Adventure Time
Jake the Dog, Finn the Human, and Princess Bubblegum from Adventure Time will be joining the cast of Ubisoft’s colorful fighting game Brawlhalla. The expansion is available today.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint
Fans of the popular series, rejoice! Jon Bernthal took the stage to talk about his new game Ghost Recon Breakpoint His character in the game, Cole D. Walker, has trained a whole battalion of elite Ghost soldiers known as the Wolves. This game is focused on teamwork and strategic precision, which will be important to defeat the Wolves.
Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad
They announced a new mobile game with various characters across the various Tom Clancy games.
Just Dance 2020
Just Dance is celebrating its 10 year anniversary with a new game. The game will be out in November for the three major consoles, as well as Stadia.
For Honor: Shadows of Hitokiri
For Honor will soon host a limited-time event called Shadows of Hitokiri. In it, players will square off against a cursed samurai and her dark minions. The event begins today, and will last until June 27.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Quarantine
Not much to report yet on this game, but it appears that it’s going to be PvE 3v3 co-op game.
Tom Clancy’s The Division 2
The division 2 is going to have its first major expansion since inception. It’s going to step out past DC and into the rest of the United States. The Division Movie will be released on Netflix.
Ubisoft is kicking off its own game-subscription service in September called UPlay+. The service will offer more than 100 games, and cost $15 per month.
A new sports game from Ubisoft called Roller Champions combines rollerblading, racing and basketball. You take control of a rollerblading competitor who fights for control of a ball and slams it through a hoop. It looks fun, but a lot of people aren’t sure about how this game will play out. Ubisoft isn’t primarily a sports game creator, so this will be interesting.
Gods & Monsters
This game is based on the classic stories from mythology. Gods & Monsters tells the story of an ancient hero who battles with mythical beasts in service of the Gods. We currently don’t know much about the game. The game is set to release February 25, 2020.