E3 2018: Ubisoft Conference Recap


Ubisoft retain it's familiar presentation style in this year's E3 - Gameplay demos with a detailed presentation by the head developer of the game. 

Just Dance 2019

Ubisoft starts their presentation with a dance number to promote Just Dance 2019. It's coming out this year to current generation consoles and for Xbox 360, Wii U, and the Wii. 

Beyond Good and Evil 2

We get a new cinematic trailer highlighting the different characters in the sequel, plus an update on what happened to Jade. We also get an introduction to the crew and a small demo on the game's gameplay. 

They also announce The Space Monkey Program, a community program to allow fans to help contribute their work and have it be included into the game. This is a collaboration through Joseph Gordon-Levitt's creative platform called HitRECord

Rainbow Six: Siege

Ubisoft boasts the current player base. The tactical FPS shooter has reached 35 million players. We also get details on Seige's esports schedule. They then announce a documentary following 8 community members that was highly impacted by the game. 

Trials Rising Announced

The next entry in the series is coming February 2019 for PS4, Xbox One, PC and the Nintendo Switch. They also announced a closed beta planned later this year. Registration is now open for those interested. 

The Division 2

The fight to take back control Washington DC is the plot for the sequel. There will be three new progression paths once you max out your character in The Division 2; Sharpshooter, Demolitionist, and Survivalist. Raids are coming to The Division 2 and 8 players can team up to tackle these endgame content. They also mentioned the sequel's post content plan during it's first year. There will be three episode contents and each one will be completely free.

Mario + Rabbits Kingdom Battle

Donkey Kong joins Mario + Rabbits Kingdom Battle in the form of a DLC called Donkey Kong Adventure and will be available this month, June 26. 

Skull and Bones

We get a new cinematic trailer and a lengthy gameplay footage of this  upcoming pirate game. 


We have a better understanding on Spectrevision and Ubisoft's upcoming thriller. It will have VR support. It will be available this Fall. 

Starlink: Battle for Atlas

We get a new look at Starlink: battle for Atlas, a game with toys that can used to customize your ship in-game. It also looks like the collaboration between Ubisoft and Nintendo doesn't stop with Mario + Rabbits Kingdom Battle. Starfox was announced to be included in Starlink for the Nintendo Switch version of the game. It will be available on October 16 for PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

For Honor

For Honor hits the main stage to announce that from June 11 to June 18, the PC version of For Honor's Starter edition will be free to all during E3 2018.

They also announce the next big update called Marching Fire, bringing Chinese warriors into the fray. The update will include a new faction with 4 fighters, visual improvements, and single player content that they have yet to reveal. A new game mode called Castle siege is coming to the game as well. The Marching Fire update will be available on October 16.

The Crew 2

The Crew 2 takes center stage to announce the open beta to this open world racer will begin on June 21 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Pre-load for the beta is already available. The Crew will be out on June 29.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey

We get our first look at the next entry in the Assassin's Creed franchise. It's set during Peloponnesian War. What's interesting is the constant use of the word "RPG". You also get to choose between two characters; Alexios or Kassandra. It's out on October 5 this year.