This week at Ubisoft, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope’s ultimate DLC, Rayman within the Phantom Show, launched, and Ubisoft News interviewed Creative Director Davide Soliani about bringing Rayman into the Rabbids’ world; XDefiant is set to kick off the second day of YouTube’s World’s Greatest tournament; tennis star Daniil Medvedev was named a Game Ambassador for Rainbow Six Siege alongside the beginning of Operation Heavy Mettle; and Ubisoft+ added two new indie games to its library. Check it all out and extra in this week’s roundup of Ubisoft information.
Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope: Rayman in the Phantom Show DLC Available Now
Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope’s third and last DLC, Rayman in the Phantom Show, launched on August 30, bringing two acquainted characters to the sport: Rayman and the Phantom of the Bwahpera. In the new story, the Phantom has lured Rayman, Rabbid Peach, and Rabbid Mario to his Space Opera Network in an attempt to boost his ratings. Rayman brings contemporary components of fight and exploration with his Haircopter and distant punch abilities, and whereas he can’t equip Sparks, his Vortex and Rocket costume changes give him the facility to draw in or blast by way of enemies.
XDefiant to be Featured in YouTube’s World’s Greatest Gaming Tournament
YouTube Gaming is sponsoring the World’s Greatest competitors September 2-3. Hosted by content creator Ludwig “Ludwig” Ahgren, the tournament will pit some of the finest gamers in the world representing totally different gaming disciplines towards one another in varied genres together with titles like XDefiant, Trackmania, Minecraft, Lego 2k Drive, and more. XDefiant will kick things off on the second day, with two groups of six going through off in a best of 5 spherical of matches that includes the sport modes Domination, Hotshot, Escort, and Occupy. The successful team will continue to the subsequent round of the event, while the dropping team might be at risk of elimination.
Rayman in the Phantom Show: Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope Comes Full Circle
Rayman may be joining the Rabbids in Rayman within the Phantom Show, however the Rabbids have been first introduced in Rayman Raving Rabbids, bringing the 2 entities full circle in Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope’s DLC. That is not the one reunion happening, nonetheless: Davide Soliani, inventive director for Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, has a historical past of engaged on Rayman video games courting back to 1999. Ubisoft News spoke with Soliani to learn more about why the event staff chose to deliver Rayman into the tactical RPG, how they adapted his gameplay mechanics, and the way Soliani’s history with the character helped convey him into Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope.
Rainbow Six Siege Names Tennis Star Daniil Medvedev as Game Ambassador
Daniil Medvedev isn’t only a tennis star – he’s an avid Rainbow Six Siege participant as properly, with nearly 3,000 hours logged and a Diamond tier rating. On August 29, he was named a Game Ambassador for Rainbow Six Siege, meaning he’ll give suggestions to the event staff about upcoming sport content material, and a Medvedev beauty bundle is coming in 2024, which is in a position to include a weapon skin, gear, and allure. Ubisoft News interviewed Medvedev to learn more about when he began enjoying Rainbow Six Siege, how he finds time to play amidst a busy tennis schedule, and the way his skilled career helps him excel within the tactical battlefields.
Ubisoft+ Adds Cyber Hook and The Wanderer: Frankenstein’s Creature
On August 31, Ubisoft+ added two new indie games to its vast library. Cyber Hook, developed by Blazing Stick and printed by Graffiti Games, is a fast-paced parkour game where gamers have solely two tools at their disposal: a grappling hook to swing throughout gaps and scale walls, and a blaster to blow away any obstacles or enemies in the method in which. The Wanderer: Frankenstein’s Creature, developed by La Belle Games and printed by ARTE France, is a text-based adventure that puts you within the sneakers of Frankenstein’s creature by way of its journey of humanity, in search of solutions to the which means of life.
Top 5 Ubisoft+ Games To Play While Waiting For The Crew Motorfest
The Crew Motorfest is racing onto consoles and PC on September 14, and those that pre-order premium editions of the sport will get entry three days early. With a Ubisoft+ subscription, you can get access to these premium editions and play the game early. While you are ready to race throughout O’ahu, you ought to use your Ubisoft+ subscription to play a few of the hottest video games on the platform, from Assassin’s Creed Valhalla to Rainbow Six Siege to Watch Dogs: Legion.
Ubisoft+ Spotlight – The Crew 2
(Editorial note: This is a collection of quick weekly highlights written by Ubisoft News team writers that function video games obtainable with a Ubisoft+ subscription. We hope you’ll get pleasure from reminiscing with us, or perhaps uncover one thing new.)
Brittany Spurlin, Writer/Editor: Get ready to become the best motorsports champion in The Crew 2 as you race your way throughout the USA. Whether you’re becoming a member of a Pro Racing exhibition, drifting through a road race, offroading across the Midwest, or exploring the newest Season Story (like Season 9’s American Legends), The Crew 2 is a playground for car fanatics. If there’s a car event you’d love to do this is not already in the recreation, you need to use the Race Creator Tool to make your own race, the place you can arrange the beginning point, checkpoints, and parameters. You can share your race with other players in the neighborhood, or take part in ones they’ve created.
The Crew 2 also allows you to collect cars and customise your ride. Whether you prefer the Aston Martin Vulcan, the Coupe DeVille, the Camaro, or the Mustang, you can improve and restyle its shade, livery, and, most importantly, its efficiency. By modding the brakes, engine, tires, and extra, you’ll create a ride you like that suits your driving fashion and can allow you to race your approach to the winner’s circle. The Crew 2 additionally frequently releases Seasons and Episodes, every of which introduce a brand new story and new automobiles to collect.
Plus, when The Crew Motorfest launches on September 14, you can import your garage from The Crew 2. Start building your storage and get racing in The Crew 2 right now with a Ubisoft+ subscription.
Rainbow Six Siege deployed the Y8S3 patch notes on August 29 alongside the Operation Heavy Mettle season launch.
Fixed an issue the place gamers couldn’t end the Attack tutorial if they eradicated a dummy earlier than the “Eliminate Opponents” goal is active
Players can now not glitch through partitions with the Exit Rappel and Breach Charges
The Cliffside spawn level has been re-added to the Chalet map
Solis can now detect Ram’s BU-GI when she holds it