Ubisoft Forward: September Event Has a Lot in Store

Published 09/09/2020, 3:17 PM EDT


Ubisoft Forward is around the corner and this time, the event has a lot in store for fans. The event is going to be held online after shifting to the digital format due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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The French developers recently dropped the trailer for the event, and the fans couldn’t be happier. The trailers feature an action-packed lineup with a lot of pleasing sequences that gamers had been waiting for.

While the July event left fans disappointed, and the free copy of Watch Dogs 2 was unable to make up for it, this edition looks quite promising. Let us have a look at the trailer and find out what to expect from the event.

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Overview

The event is going to be held live on Ubisoft Forward’s website at 11M PDT on September 10th. It is divided into two halves, the Pre Show and the Main Event. The developers have also promised interesting rewards throughout the event.

One can log in to their Ubisoft account while watching the stream to avail these rewards. These rewards include three XP Boost Tickets for For Honor, a Refract Baton for Ubisoft’s new battle royale Hyper Scape, a Year 5 Events Charm for Rainbow Six: Siege, and a Ubisoft Forward Mask Cosmetic for Watch Dogs Legion.

Rewards

The lineup for the Pre-Show

The biggest attraction of the Pre-Show would be a Brawlhalla match between the developer Blue Mammoth and the Ubisoft news team. It would be followed by news and content from games like Roller Champions, For Honor, The Division 2, and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon® Breakpoint.

While Ubisoft has hinted on what fans can expect, they have chosen to remain silent about the specific events.

Expectations from the Main Event

Ubisoft in their blog, highlighted that fans can expect news on their major titles like Watch Dogs: Legion, Hyper Scape, and Rainbow Six Siege. They also announced that they have big news on the “much-anticipated update on our new IP, Immortals Fenyx Rising, formerly known as Gods & Monsters“.

They ended with, “If you still can’t get enough, stick around after the main show to see deep dives into two unreleased titles, exclusive to this edition of Ubisoft Forward.” 

Watch Dogs Legion

Fan Reactions

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The more Ubisoft tries to remain ambiguous, the more fans speculate. They have already started expecting big news about Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. They are also excited about a Prince of Persia revisit.

The Ubisoft subreddit is full of requests to release a Rainbow Six Siege Quarantine edition. It would certainly be befitting with the current global conditions. Fans would love to play the Quarantine edition while staying at home.

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With not much time remaining before the event, the general reaction seems to be positive. It looks like Ubisoft is trying to be nice to its fans while also making up for its failures in the July event.

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Shwetang Parthsarthy is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. His love for arguments and games has led him down two paths: being a law student and writing about the world of gaming since 2017. What started as a teenage hobby in the relatively small mobile gaming world with FPS games like Critical Ops and Call of Duty: Mobile, has grown into a professional pursuit with EssentiallySports.

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