Ubisoft made some major announcements along with new game titles in a press conference at E3 2017. The company has also got into partnership with Nintendo for a new VR games coming straight from Elijah Wood’s film studio. The highly-anticipated Ubisoft game title, Far Cry 5 was announced at the annual gaming event. Also Read - Microsoft Surface event tomorrow: What to expect, how to watch livestream
Ubisoft released new chapters of most of its popular games while delivering titles from genres ranging from racing to Sci-Fi. The company also teased upcoming games like Beyond Good and Evil 2, Skull and Bones and The Crew 2. Let us have a closer look at the five key announcements made at Ubisoft’s press conference at E3 2017. Also Read - Best laptops for students and professionals under Rs 60,000 in India in September
Beyond Good and Evil 2
The company has released the next iteration to its 2003′ hit Sci-Fi game Beyond Good and Evil after almost a decade. What has caught everyone’s attention is that Beyond Good and Evil 2 is actually a prequel. Fans might have to wait a little longer than usual if they have been expecting a sequel to the game. The game just got an exciting new trailer with the Fifth Element vibe at this year’s E3, The Verge notes. As of now, Ubisoft has not spilled beans and exact timeline for Beyond Good and Evil 2 release date. Also Read - Best laptops under Rs 40,000 for work and studies in India in September
Skull and Bones
Skull and Bones look somewhat like the popular pirate and sea movie franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean if it ever gets adapted into a game. Inspired by seafaring tales, Skull and Bones is said to be released in the year 2018. The multiplayer game will let players fight fellow pirates across the seven seas and the Kraken as they cross chapters during the gameplay. ALSO READ: Microsoft Xbox One X gaming console unveiled at E3 2017: Here’s everything you need to know
The Crew 2
Keeping the racing DNA rushing, Ubisoft announced The Crew 2 open world racing game. The Crew 2 is a sequel to The Crew launched in the year 2014. Taking the race off-roads, the sequel not only lets you race on motorbikes but also planes, boats, cars, dirt bikes and more. The racing game sequel will release in 2018 as well. However, eager gamers can get a beta membership for an early access by submitting an online application via Ubisoft’s official website.
Assassin’s Creed Origins
Assassin’s Creed Origins was actually announced before the Ubisoft event by Microsoft while unveiling the Xbox One X gaming console. The latest title to join the sword and action franchise, Assassin’s Creed Origins is expected to be a prequel. The game is said to be set in premises of ancient Egypt and may be released in October this year.
Far Cry 5
The game is set in suburbs Montana, America and more than firing shots from the sniper, players will indulge in aerial combat. The game is said to revolve around the religious cult. A partner with aerial expertise and a pet dog named Boomer will tag along with you in the gameplay. Far Cry 5 is expected to be available on multiple gaming platforms, including Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and desktop PC next year on February 27.