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Watch the Ubisoft Forward 2022 showcase here

Catch everything coming out of Ubisoft during this special Saturday showcase.

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It's been a relatively quiet year for Ubisoft, as far as game reveals go. That silence is about to be broken on Saturday, as the Ubisoft Forward event returns for a fresh round of announcements, updates, and more surprises from across the publisher's library of franchises. We'll be watching here at Shacknews and here's how you can join us.

Watch the Ubisoft Forward 2022 showcase here

The Ubisoft Forward 2022 presentation will air on Saturday, September 9 at 12:00 p.m. PT/3:00 p.m. ET. It will be viewable on the Ubisoft Twitch channel and the Ubisoft YouTube channel. If you'd like to stay with us on Shacknews, we have an embed above that should go live as soon as the show begins.

There are a few items of note to watch for during Saturday's show. Expect to see new footage for Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, the Assassin's Creed franchise, and possibly some more about Skull & Bones. Ubisoft is also promising new updates on its line of ongoing games, including Brawlhalla, For Honor, The Crew 2, Anno 1800, and others. Plus, we're ready for some more surprises, whether it come from anything with the name "Tom Clancy" on it or from something entirely new.

Plus, according to the Ubisoft Forward website, you can earn drops for watching today's show on Twitch. Watch for 15 minutes to get a Skull & Bones Emblem for Skull & Bones, 30 minutes to get an Explosive Detail Charm in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, 45 minutes to get the RC22 Original Cosmetic in Roller Champions, and 60 minutes to get the Sphinx Tattoo Set in Assassin's Creed Valhalla.

Shacknews will watch today's presentation along with everybody else, so be sure to come back for any major breaking news. We'll endeavor to have the big stories from the Ubisoft Forward 2022 showcase throughout the weekend.

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Ozzie has been playing video games since picking up his first NES controller at age 5. He has been into games ever since, only briefly stepping away during his college years. But he was pulled back in after spending years in QA circles for both THQ and Activision, mostly spending time helping to push forward the Guitar Hero series at its peak. Ozzie has become a big fan of platformers, puzzle games, shooters, and RPGs, just to name a few genres, but he’s also a huge sucker for anything with a good, compelling narrative behind it. Because what are video games if you can't enjoy a good story with a fresh Cherry Coke?

From The Chatty
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    September 10, 2022 6:00 AM

    Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Watch the Ubisoft Forward 2022 showcase here

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      September 10, 2022 7:50 AM

      Really hope this doesn't suck

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      September 10, 2022 12:02 PM

      Mario + Rabbids 2

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        September 10, 2022 12:11 PM

        3 DLCs of course

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          September 10, 2022 12:12 PM

          Ok, one will have Rayman involved, that's going to be interesting

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      September 10, 2022 12:13 PM

      Skull & Bones may finally be released.

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        September 10, 2022 6:06 PM

        What even is it now? Just a ship combat game? A strategy game? I just wanted a bigger better Ass Creed Black Flag.

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      September 10, 2022 12:20 PM

      Damn, I tried, but watching streamers read off their praise for Skull & Bones and then listening to the developer go on about canon ammo types… I guess you could say it took the wind out of my sails for this game

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      September 10, 2022 12:20 PM

      BMXs coming to Riders Republic

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        September 10, 2022 9:18 PM

        That game doesn't get near enough love. Riding downhill surrounded by the ghosts of hundreds of other players for the first time was really unique, and definitely felt like a "next-gen" moment that I hadn't seen in a game before.

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      September 10, 2022 12:22 PM

      The Division

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        September 10, 2022 12:24 PM

        and now The Division: Heartland

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      September 10, 2022 12:35 PM

      Ubi working with Netflix's mobile games to bring three games to their service.

      AssCreed live action show along w/ associated game.

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      September 10, 2022 12:41 PM

      New Trackmania in early 2023

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        September 10, 2022 1:09 PM

        Wasn't that old Trackmania just released on more platforms?

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          September 10, 2022 1:10 PM

          It appears to be the first one to hit consoles, so yeah, that might be it. I don't play that much to be able to tell.

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        September 10, 2022 1:10 PM

        After the subscription thing I find it hard to get excited about Trackmania again.

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      September 10, 2022 12:44 PM

      Free ubisoft+ for 30 days.

      https://store.ubi.com/ie/ubisoftplus

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      September 10, 2022 12:44 PM

      Rocksmith+

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      September 10, 2022 12:45 PM

      yet another Just Dance

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      September 10, 2022 12:51 PM

      Finally the AssCreed section

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        September 10, 2022 12:57 PM

        AC: Mirage trailer

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        September 10, 2022 1:10 PM

        "The Last Chapter" as one more piece of DLC for Valhalla

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        September 10, 2022 1:14 PM

        AssCreed for mobile, of course!

        AC: Codename Jade taking place in Ancient China (why is that setting wasted on a mobile game??)

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        September 10, 2022 1:20 PM

        Clint Hocking is leading AC: Codename Hexe which looks like to a setting like Salem or something with witchcraft-type lore.

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          September 10, 2022 1:23 PM

          That is the strangest frikken news.

          I’m surprised he’s staying with Ubi, especially on a an AC game, after they decimated Watchdogs Legion.

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          September 10, 2022 1:30 PM

          Clint Hocking also lead Watch_Dogs Legion

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            September 10, 2022 2:07 PM

            Yeah. :/ But also Chaos Theory and Far Cry 2. Smart dude.

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              September 10, 2022 2:12 PM

              The ideas he brought for WD Legion were definitely different and reminded me of what he was trying to do with FC2. I think he's got some fresh ideas that could work well in AC.

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                September 10, 2022 2:30 PM

                I think it had cool sounding ideas that weren’t that great in reality. Playing anyone sounds amazing except that means they’re all paper thin without enough voice lines.

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                  September 10, 2022 2:45 PM

                  Yeah, I think it's a technology with a lot of potential for supporting roles in AC, WD, and similar games, but not for the/a player character.

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                  September 10, 2022 3:32 PM

                  I don’t think that was the original plan at all. What I saw at E3 when it was revealed got extremely watered down by the time the game came out. I think Ubi rushed it out the door rather than nurturing it. There were also big changes to the narrative to make it less edgy/political and that was a huge mistake.

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                    September 10, 2022 4:22 PM

                    They called out playing as anyone as a major feature at E3.

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                      September 10, 2022 6:00 PM

                      No, I mean how he’s saying each character was “paper thin”. There was much more emphasis on back stories and motivation the player would have to exploit in order to coax characters into your squad.

                      Also, there was more emphasis on skill trees for you to custom build the characters up. Lastly, the whole game originally revolves around permadeath for your characters, with that just being a fact of the dystopian cause you are caught up in.

                      Then on the narrative side, there originally was a plan in place involving an international political conspiracy. That got watered down into a thin plot of corporate in-fighting. That original idea was possibly a set up for sequels in different cities and you know that’s not happening now.

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                        September 10, 2022 11:55 PM

                        Yeah, it definitely got watered down, though equally developing each of the characters that thoroughly would have been super expensive.

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        September 10, 2022 1:21 PM

        And AC Infinity will be acting as a hub as for all AC games, as opposed to a game itself. It will likely be how they link multiplayer in the games through Infinity.

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      September 10, 2022 1:24 PM

      And that's it. No FC, Watchdogs, or Splinter Cell news

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      September 10, 2022 1:26 PM

      Ubisoft Forward, cuz fuck all our old shit (they were shutting down server access or something, right?)

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      September 10, 2022 1:36 PM

      Goddam they're really pulling on the AC2 theme, it's remixed in everyone of their trailers lmao

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