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The Biggest Announcements from the September 2020 Ubisoft Forward Event


Airing earlier today, September’s Ubisoft Forward event provided details on a number of Ubisoft’s upcoming releases. Catch up on the highlights with our recap of the show.

Immortals Fenyx Rising

Developed by Ubisoft Quebec, Immortals Fenyx Rising is a mythological adventure that stars the new winged demigod Fenyx. This quest tasks players with saving the Greek gods and their home from a dark curse, with both heroic trials and powerful mythological beasts standing in Fenyx’s way. The title will feature fast-paced aerial and melee combat, paired with stories inspired by Greek mythology.

The game will come out for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PC, and Google Stadia on December 3, 2020. The title will also come out for the PlayStation 5 when that system launches.

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game – Complete Edition

Based on the graphic novel series and 2010 Universal Pictures film, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game – Complete Edition is a beat-em-up that has the titular Scott Pilgrim taking on the League of Seven Evil Exes to fight for Ramona Flowers’ heart. The Knives Chau and Wallace Wells downloadable content will be included, along with online play.

The game will come out for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC this holiday season.

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake

A full-scale remake of the 2003 classic, Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai’s Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake follows the Prince’s journey for redemption after he releases the Sands of Time on the Sultan’s Kingdom. To right this wrong, players will master the art of parkour, maneuver trap-filled rooms, and confront the evil Vizier.

The game will come out for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on January 21, 2021.

Watch Dogs: Legion

Ubisoft announced that Aiden Pearce will be a fully-playable character in Watch Dogs: Legion as part of the game’s post-launch plans, which includes a whole new chapter for the game.

The base game will come out for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Google Stadia on October 29, 2020. The title will also come out for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X when those systems become available.

Far Cry VR

A location-based experience that has been developed in partnership with Zero Latency VR, Far Cry VR brings players back to Far Cry 3’s Rook Islands as they contend with Vaas and his henchmen. The title will launch in 2021 at Zero Latency VR venues.

AGOS: A Game of Space

Take an interstellar journey to reach a new habitable planet with the release of AGOS: A Game of Space. In this title, players can take on the role of an AI that is operating the last ship to leave a condemned Earth, guiding a group of survivors in an attempt to find a new home.

The title will launch on October 28, 2020 on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Valve Index headsets.

Riders Republic

Players will be able to ski, snowboard, bike and wingsuit across a massive multiplayer playground with the release of Riders Republic. Contests include Trick Battles, community challenges (including mass races), and more.

The game will come out on February 25, 2021 for current and next gen consoles.

Source: Press Release
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