April 29, 2022

4 Min Read

far cry 6rainbow six siegeriders republicthis week at ubisoft

This Week At Ubisoft: Riders Republic Season 2 Launches, Rainbow Six Siege South Asia Nationals Announced

Ubisoft News has reported a diverse slate of articles this week, with topics like new game content for Rainbow Six Siege and Riders Republic, esports events, a game revival, and more. In case you missed it, here's a roundup of all the Ubisoft news stories for the week of April 25-29:

Riders Republic Season 2: Showdown Available Now

Riders Republic Season 2: Showdown is live now, ushering in new mass races, a new Showdown arena with a 6v6 multiplayer mode, and three new "toy" vehicles that offer new ways to explore. Don't miss out on the new clan feature, which lets players create their own community within Riders Republic. Those who own the Year 1 Pass will get early access to two toys, and you can get a jump on customizing your rider with the purchase of a Welcome Pack, which grants 2,300 Republic coins and a new legendary outfit.

Rainbow Six Siege Samurai-Inspired Rengoku Event Live Now

[UN] [Multiple Titles] - Weekly News Recap 4.29.22 - R6S Rengoku

Rainbow Six Siege's Rengoku event is now live, transforming ten select Operators and introducing a new game mode on a redesigned Skyscraper map. Join the fight between the sun goddess and the storm god, earning themed cosmetic items including headgear, weapon skins, and portraits along the way.  Don't miss this celestial samurai-themed event, which is available across all platforms through May 17.

Far Cry 6 Vinyl Available Now For Pre-Order

[UN] [Multiple Titles] - Weekly News Recap 4.29.22 - FC6 Vinyl

Ubisoft is partnering with Laced Records to create a Far Cry 6 vinyl record set, available now for pre-order. The set includes three LPs, two of which feature the game's soundtrack, while the third is a collection of in-game music. The Standard Edition uses traditional black vinyl, but the Limited Edition offers two translucent red LPs and one blue.

Rainbow Six Siege: South Asia Nationals 2022 Coming This Winter

[UN] [Multiple Titles] - Weekly News Recap 4.29.22 - South Asia Nationals

The Rainbow Six Siege South Asia Nationals are set to take place this winter, inviting players to compete for a prize pool of $10,000. Ahead of the Nationals, Ubisoft has partnered with The Esports Club to host a series of online tournaments that will allow teams to compete to qualify for the South Asia Nationals, as well as a number of local events and activities for the Rainbow Six Siege community throughout the year.

Meet Adibou, the Alien Who Introduced Many French Speakers to Videogames

[UN] [Multiple Titles] - Weekly News Recap 4.29.22 - Adibou and Friends

Adibou, a little alien who shaped a generation of French-speaking children, has returned - this time in app form. The game, designed for children ages 4-7, offers customizable educational material in the form of fun activities like cooking, gardening, and more. Ubisoft developed the new game in partnership with Wiloki, a French company founded by the three children of Adibou co-creator Roland Oskian.

Game Updates

Riders Republic update 1.09 deployed on April 26, coinciding with the launch of Season 2. The patch is 6.72 GB on PC, 6.6 GB on Xbox Series X|S, 6.2 GB on Xbox One, 4.48 GB on PS5, and 6.49 GB on PS4. See the entry above for some highlighted changes, and you can see the full list of patch notes here.

For Honor launched its update 2.35.0 on April 28 ahead of its For the Creed crossover event. The patch is 2 GB for PC and Xbox One, and 1.6 GB for PS4, and instates several improvements and bug fixes in the game. Highlighted changes are listed below, and you can find the full list of updates here.

  • Breaking now blocks less screen space
  • Pirate's hand no longer flickers and twists when going in left guard form from side to side while locked onto an opponent
  • Players can no longer see the back of the map structure on Qing Pass

Bloomhalla 2022 is here, bringing in a new update to Brawlhalla. The patch ushers in a slew of Spring Festivities to the game, and kicks off the Spring Championship 2022. Some of the new content is highlighted below, but the full list of extensive updates can be found here.

  • New Legend skins for characters like Reno, Lin Fei, Jaeyun, and more
  • Spring Championship 2022 doubles weekend to take place April 29-May 1
  • New test features include weapon spawns, dodge cooldown adjustments, and reduced wall slip

More From Ubisoft

June 12, 202310 Min Read

Star Wars Outlaws™ Revealed, New Assassin’s Creed Mirage and Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown Gameplay

Star Wars Outlaws™ revealed, release dates for Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora and The Crew Motorfest, new Assassin’s Creed Mirage and Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown gameplay, and more - here’s everything revealed during Ubisoft Forward 2023.

Read More
June 12, 20239 Min Read

Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown Will Put Your Combat, Platforming, and Puzzle-Solving Skills to the Test

Hands-on with the first hour of gameplay from the Metroidvania-inspired platformer.

Read More
June 12, 20233 Min Read

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora - Release Date Announced, New Gameplay Revealed

As a Na’vi, protect Pandora against the RDA threat in a stunning yet dangerous open world, coming December 7.

Read More
June 12, 20232 Min Read

Assassin’s Creed Mirage Shows Off New Stealth Assassination Tools and Abilities

Creative Director Stéphane Boudon and Art Director Jean-Luc Sala break down eight minutes of brand-new gameplay.

Read More