Ubisoft+ is Coming to PlayStation and Roller Champions comes to Xbox, PlayStation, and PC on May 25. Read on for more details, and check out the roundup of all Ubisoft News from May 14-20:
Roll up to glory on May 25, when Roller Champions launches on Xbox One, PS4, PC via Ubisoft Connect, and Xbox Series X|S and PS5 via backwards compatibility. The free-to-play roller-sports game is a high-stakes competitive experience, letting players build a career and fanbase. But there’s more to Roller Champions that just the arena – players can take advantage of the game’s social hub to practice their moves and make friends, all while earning better gear.
Ubisoft+ is coming to PlayStation in the future, bringing access to over 100 titles to Sony’s platform. Starting May 24, PlayStation Plus is bundling in the all-new Ubisoft+ Classics, a curated collection of top-selling and beloved games like Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, The Division, Werewolves Within, Child of Light, and more. Ubisoft+ Classics will have 27 titles available on day one, and will grow to 50 titles by the end of 2022.
May is Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage month, and to celebrate, Ubisoft News spoke with Holly Hua, the Global Lead of the Asian & Pacific Islander (API) employee resource group (ERG). In her interview, Hua shares about how the ERG got started, how it benefits its members, and what’s in store for the group’s future.
The Ubisoft Entrepreneurs Lab has selected 11 startups for its seventh season, each of which are developing entertainment technologies of the future. This season has two tracks for the products and services created in the Lab: Web3 technologies and spaces of positive entertainment. The Ubisoft Entrepreneurs Lab will mentor and support the 11 startups in their innovative pursuits, which range from games focused on cleaning the ocean to tools for the rehabilitation of neurodevelopmental disorders to emergent narrative games.
Ubisoft’s Diversity and Inclusion team and its Accessibility team have merged, forming the Global Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DIA) team. Ubisoft News spoke with Ubisoft’s VP of Diversity and Inclusion, Raashi Sikka, and Senior Manager of Accessibility David Tisserand about how the goals of the two teams aligned, and what to expect from the newly formed DIA team.
Music is an integral part of any videogame, setting the tone and immersing players into virtual worlds. The truly great scores go beyond, leaving an impact that stays with players long after their console powers down. To celebrate Ubisoft music, the editorial team picked some of their favorite tracks, and wrote about what makes them memorable.
Dive into legends with the Ubisoft Store’s Legendary Sale. Running now through May 31, players can get up to 80% off titles like Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Far Cry 6, Riders Republic, and more.
Ubisoft+ Spotlight – Riders Republic
(Editorial note: This is a new series of quick weekly highlights written by our News team writers that feature games available with a Ubisoft+ subscription. We hope you’ll enjoy reminiscing with us, or perhaps discover something new.)
Brittany Spurlin, Writer/Editor: Riders Republic is a game for the wild at heart. Whether you’re biking, snowboarding, skiing, or gliding in a wingsuit, the massively multiplayer online game showcases the best that extreme outdoor sports have to offer. The adrenaline-inducing runs encourage thrilling tricks, and some of the resulting wipeouts are a truly epic thing to behold. Riders Republic also pays respect to some of the most stunning landscapes in the U.S., its grid of interconnecting trails taking players on a wild ride through Zion, Bryce Canyon, Yosemite, Sequoia, Mammoth Mountain, Grand Teton, and Canyonlands national parks. Riders Republic is available through a Ubisoft+ subscription, or for purchase at the Ubisoft Store.
Anno 1800 released Update 14.2 on May 17. All changes are listed below, and you can see the official patch notes post here.
- Fixed the issue of all Achievements getting unlocked in-game after starting Seeds of Change
- Game launch no longer gets stuck on a black screen for Intel Core i9-10980XE CPUs
- Three Clay Pits are no longer missing on the southeastern island in Season of Silver