No Aisha Tyler this year hosting the Ubisoft E3 2017 conference but there have been some rather pleasant reveals and surprises from the devs themselves.
• Beyond Good & Evil 2 - PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
"Journey to System 3 for the prequel to one of Ubisoft’s most beloved games! Like the diverse cast of characters in this E3 trailer, we want Beyond Good and Evil 2 to mirror the diversity of human culture and experience, exported to the stars."
• Just Dance 2018 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Switch, Wii, Wii U
"There is a song for everyone in Just Dance 2018. Dance your heart out to 24K Magic by Bruno Mars, Side to Side by Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj, Chantaje by Shakira ft. Maluma or if K-Pop is your thing get down to Bubble Pop by HyunA!"
Release: October 26th, 2017
• Skull and Bones - PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
"It is the Golden Age of Piracy. Renegade captains command the most powerful weapons on Earth: warships. In Skull & Bones, you are an insatiable, upstart pirate captain who has refused the king’s pardon. Having nothing to lose, you sailed from the Caribbean to the Indian Ocean, an exotic and untamed frontier full of lavish riches."
"However, these rich and idyllic waters are also a battleground where far-reaching colonial empires, powerful trading corporations, and ruthless pirate gangs are fiercely competing for their share of these valuable treasures."
"During your journey to become the ultimate pirate kingpin, you will build a fleet of ships you can customize, prey upon lucrative trade routes, and take down rival pirate captains, memorable characters, or other players. In order to survive in this ruthless ocean, you will have to ally with other pirate captains to form the most influential pirate gang, becoming too big to fail and joining the endless struggle for supremacy of the Indian Ocean."
Release: Q3/Q4 2018
• South Park: Phone Destroyer - Android, iOS
"From South Park Digital Studios comes a real-time battle game like nothing you’ve ever experienced before! Take on Cartman, Kenny, Stan and Kyle in all out mobile mayhem!"
"South Park: Phone Destroyer brings you iconic South Park characters, action packed real-time strategy, exploding PvP battles, trademark South Park humor and collectible cards in a perfect mix that’s spicier than Cartman’s chili con carne. Assemble the ultimate team of cowboys, wizards, cyborgs and more and get ready to crush your opponent!"
Release: Q3 2017
• Starlink: Battle for Atlas - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
"In Starlink: Battle for Atlas, you’re part of a group of heroic interstellar pilots, dedicated to free the Atlas star system from the Forgotten Legion, an evil robot force."
"Mix and match pilots, hulls, wings, and weapons to assemble your ideal starship with an unprecedented level of customization and creativity. Changes to your physical ship instantly appear in-game allowing you to immediately jump into the battle."
"Travel seamlessly through the exotic alien worlds of the Atlas Star System. Explore 7 unique planets and space. Each one of its planet has its own identity, ecosystem and wildlife. Fly directly from the planet into space for more battles and back to another world. The world evolves depending on your actions and your choices. Enemies will react and fight back intelligently and take over the star system if you do nothing to stop them."
"Build your unique play style. Experiment with different pilot abilities, weapons types, and status effects to discover and unleash devastating combos upon your enemies and overcome deadly challenges."
Release: Q3 2018
• Steep - Road to the Olympics - PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
"With Steep™ Road to the Olympics expansion, live the athlete's journey to the Pyeong Chang 2018 Winter Olympics (South Korea).The expansion will feature new fresh, unique challenges as well as official Olympics disciplines including Downhill, Slopestyle, Halfpipe, Giant Slalom, Super G and Big Air."
Release: December 5th, 2017
• Transference - PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
"Transference™ is a psychological thriller and the first game collaboration between SpectreVision and Ubisoft Montreal. Bridging the gap between movies and games, we invite you to lose yourself in the destructive tale of a man’s obsession as you explore his digitally recreated memories."
"Escape the maze-like puzzle of an impossible home concealing a corrupted truth. Meet the troubled family members and get hands-on to solve their riddle through a multi-branching narrative. You directly influence their fate and decide their future."
Release: Q1 2018
Known Upcoming Releases
• Assassin's Creed Origins - PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
"Ancient Egypt. Once a prosperous and influential empire, now a crumbling civilization. Delve into this mysterious part of history and uncover the thrilling and dangerous tale behind the creation of the Assassins’ Brotherhood. Journey through a country with the most diverse landscapes and wildlife ever seen in an Assassin’s Creed game. From the lush banks of the Nile to the hot deserts, you will come across forgotten tombs and legendary pyramids and encounter renowned figures."
"Explore the story of the birth of the Brotherhood in a captivating adventure that takes place more than 2000 years before the present day. Engage in numerous different quests to level up and unlock new skills. Each quest is a new story to explore. Craft your weapons to play the way you want it and master a whole new fight system."
Release: October 27th, 2017
• Far Cry 5 - PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
"Welcome to Hope County, Montana. This idyllic place is home to a community of freedom-loving people - and a fanatical doomsday cult known as The Project at Eden’s Gate. Led by the charismatic prophet Joseph Seed and his devoted siblings, Eden’s Gate has been quietly infiltrating every aspect of daily life. When your arrival incites the cult to violently seize control of the region, you must rise up and spark the fires of resistance to liberate a besieged community."
"Freely explore Hope County’s rivers, lands and skies with the largest customisable weapon and vehicle roster ever in a Far Cry game. You are the hero of the story in a thrilling world that hits back with every punch, and where the places you discover and the locals you ally with will shape your story in ways you’ll never see coming."
Release: February 27th, 2018
• Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle - Nintendo Switch
"This is the story of an unexpected encounter between the most iconic video game hero of all time, Mario, and the irreverent, chaotic, and cute Rabbids. The Mushroom Kingdom has been torn apart by a mysterious vortex, transporting the chaotic Rabbids into the once peaceful area and splintering this beloved land. To restore the world to its regular state, Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, and Yoshi team up with the Rabbids heroes on a crazy journey through four different lands."
"Join them and explore a new world twisted by the mischievous Rabbids, filled with secrets and nods to classic Mario games! Solve puzzles along the way, and outwit unpredictable enemies in crazy turn-based combats and co-op challenges. Discover a feel-good and modern combat adventure designed exclusively for the Nintendo Switch, playable anywhere, anytime, with anyone."
Release: August 29th, 2017
• South Park: The Fractured But Whole - PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
"From the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, comes South Park: The Fractured but Whole, a sequel to 2014’s award-winning South Park: The Stick of Truth. Players will once again assume the role of the New Kid, and join South Park favorites Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman in a new hilarious and outrageous RPG adventure."
"In South Park: The Fractured but Whole, players will delve into the crime-ridden underbelly of South Park with Coon and Friends. This dedicated group of crime fighters was formed by Eric Cartman whose superhero alter-ego, The Coon, is half man, half raccoon. As the New Kid, players will join Mysterion, Toolshed, Human Kite, Mosquito, Mint Berry Crunch and a host of others to battle the forces of evil while Coon strives to make his team the most beloved superheroes in history."
Release: October 17th, 2017
• The Crew 2 - PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
"The newest iteration in the revolutionary The Crew franchise, THE CREW 2 captures the thrill of the American motorsports spirit in one of the most exhilarating open worlds ever created. Put your skills to the test in the widest range of motorsport disciplines, featuring all kinds of cars, bikes, boats and planes. Taking the driving genre to new heights – literally, it opens up the entire USA to non-stop competition, no-limit exploration and total freedom. Record every glorious moment and share it with the world – fame is yours to take!"
"Welcome to Motornation, a huge, varied, action-packed and beautiful country built for motorsports: the entire US of A. Enjoy unrestrained exploration on ground, sea and sky. From coast to coast, street and pro racers, off-road explorers and freestylers gather and compete in all kinds of disciplines. Join them in high-octane contests and share every glorious moment with the world. THE CREW 2 gives you the chance to showcase your skills and rise as a multi-skilled motorsports champion."
Release: Q1 2018