Technically, the E3 exhibition has not yet begun, but the news and announcements are already a wagon with a cart. Just shot out Ubisoft. At the presentation, the audience was waiting for a familiar set of amusements: Hollywood stars, live music, carnival … What about the games? With them, too, full order.
2019 – support for blockbusters already released
The rest of the year, the French took a variety of additions and events. For example, fans of Assassin's Creed Odyssey shortly before the start of the event were delighted with the free quest editor. Rainbox Six Siege fans will have to endure a little longer – the addition of Operation Phantom Sight will reach the servers on the afternoon of June 11th .
Do not forget about For Honor : for the fencing action, they released an update and the Shadows of the Hitokiri event , which will last until June 27th . Its main feature is the fresh Kaidan map and the Soul Rush mode , where teams need not only to kill opponents, but to collect their souls.
In The Division 2, Ubisoft also has Napoleon plans.
First, from 13 to 16 June, the fighter will be absolutely free. Secondly, the details of the following chapters of the plot were made public. Episode 1, which will premiere in the summer, will transfer operatives to the outskirts of Washington. The second, autumn episode will send them to the Pentagon. And in the third part of the battle will unfold on the streets of the devastated New York. Fight for all the good will give in the beginning of 2020.
From other news – from September 3, Uplay Plus for PC and Stadia will work. Through it, gamers will have access to hot publisher updates on the day of their premiere. Including, of course, exclusive add-ons. It is worth the pleasure of 15 dollars a month. And those who signed before August 15 will be able to use the service for free from September 3 to September 30.
Some updates will not be full. However, from the full-fledged innovations in 2019, it will be possible to hack only in the tactical shooter Ghost Recon Breakpoint.
It is remarkable that one of the main roles performed by John Burntal – The Punisher from the eponymous series Netflix . The actor, by the way, came on the scene with his charming dog! Breakpoint release is scheduled for October 4th . Pre-ordered will receive a guaranteed pass to the beta test , which will begin on September 5.
In the fall, the Mythic Quest TV series from the authors of the unforgettable show " It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia " starts. It will be about the hard life of the developers of a fictional megapopular MMORPG. We're waiting for Sam Fisher's cameo?
2020 – Brexit, commercials and quarantine
The year starts with Tom Clancy and a project called Rainbow Six Quarantine . About him very little is known – only that this is a cooperative action-horror for three, and it will appear on the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. There is no exact date: the premiere is scheduled for the winter of 2020 .
In February, the attention of the public will be drawn by the creators of Assassin's Creed Odyssey – with the help of colorful Gods & Monsters . In the role of a lonely hero, you must save the Greek gods. And how exactly – we will find out on February 25 . No surprises list of platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
Much longer and more fervently, Ubisoft demonstrated Watch Dogs Legion – the third part of the hacker action about fighting the system.
This time to save England to be transformed into a totalitarian hell. Now the regime is confronted by a whole group of insurgents – from impertinent thugs to old women with pistols. An ambitious action movie will hit the store shelves on March 6 . It will be available to owners of PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
In contrast to the harsh tactical and political shooters at the conference showed trailers Roller Champions – fritupleynoy sports fun in the spirit of the classic movie "Rollerball . " Those who wish can try out the PC demo – but only until the 14th . Hurry up!
Future Plans – The Division Cinema and Cartoon Sam Fisher
Most of the presentation was exchanged for the next projects, but it was not done without a couple of mysterious announcements. So, they remembered the movie based on The Division – it turns out that the tape was not frozen. It will be delivered by David Litch (“Deadpool 2”, “Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shows”), and will release, bypassing the big screens, Netflix.
Another mystery of the exhibition – Tom Clancy's Elite Squad , RPG for mobile platforms. Little is known about the stylized crossover with characters from Splinter Cell, Rainbow Six, The Division and Ghost Recon: fighting in 5 by 5 format, PvP. But you can sign up on the official website to receive notification of its release.
Ubisoft performed brightly, but on duty. A lot of Tom Clancy's, regular dance under the brand of Just Dance – except that this time they danced not for any reason, but the already-viral Skibidi track of the group Little Big. Who would have thought that without the foul language Aisha Tyler, the host of past publishing conferences, the event would become so sluggish and boring?
However, this is only an opinion. How do you rate the presentation? Did you like the announcements and trailers? Share your impressions in the comments!