THE E3 2021 began this Saturday (12), in digital format and completely free. The first day was marked by the conference of the Ubisoft, highlighting the unpublished Rainbow Six Extraction, and news for Far Cry 6 and Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, in addition to the trailer for Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora. Day 1 of E3 2021 also brought announcements from Devolver Digital and Gearbox. Follow the summary below.
Rainbow Six Extraction
Ubisoft Forward started with the presentation of the new Rainbow Six Extraction. The game has fully cooperative multiplayer, and allows up to three people to play to eliminate monsters created by a parasite. just like in R6 Siege, each player has access to operators with unique abilities.
Rainbow Six Extraction will be released on September 16th for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC and Stadia. Ubisoft also revealed news for the Rainbow Six Siege, including support for cross-play and shared progression. You can check more information in our article dedicated to R6.
Far Cry 6 – season pass
Ubisoft had already confirmed that Far Cry 6 arrives on October 7, and a leak on this Saturday’s event also escaped shortly before the conference at E3 2021. It’s the season pass that lets you control classic game villains like the Vaas characters (Far Cry 3), Pagan (Far Cry 4) and Joseph (Far Cry 5).
The sixth game in the franchise will come to PC (Windows), PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Amazon Luna and Stadia. Far Cry 6: Gold Edition and Ultimate Edition are already on pre-order for R$349.99 and R$399.99, respectively.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Siege of Paris
Siege of Paris is the new DLC from Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, scheduled for release in late 2021. The expansion brings more skills and new weapons to the game, as well as new opponents. As in the main campaign, the objective is to protect your clan and discover secrets from enemies on missions throughout the kingdom of Francia.
The DLC will be available to anyone who already has season passes (which come with the Gold and Ultimate editions of the game) and can also be purchased separately by those who already have the main game.
Ubisoft guaranteed that Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will support bug fixes and receive free new content for the second year in a row. The title is available for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and PC via the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store.
Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora
the unheard of Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora also had its trailer presented at E3 2021. Based on the James Cameron film franchise, the game should be released only in 2022, exclusively for the new generation of consoles: PS5, Xbox Series X|S, as well as PC, Stadia and Luna.
Ubisoft did not reveal details about the gameplay. You can watch the trailer below:
Mario + Rabbids and Rocksmith+ leak before UbiForward
The first leak this Saturday happened early in the morning, revealing that Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope arrives in 2022 for Nintendo Switch. The franchise sequel has turn-based tactical strategy gameplay mechanics like XCOM and will feature nine characters, including Mario, Luigi, Peach, Rabbid Luigi, and more. In Sparks of Hope, you will have to defeat new bosses in strategic battles.
Leaked by Gibson a few hours before Ubisoft Forward, the simulator Rocksmith+ lets you learn guitar, guitar and bass from your favorite songs. Based on method rocksmith, the new subscription service lets you connect electric instruments or play acoustically with a guitar using the smartphone app, without the need for additional equipment.
Launch is expected in Q3 2021 for PC and Q4 for Xbox Series X|S, PS5, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Rocksmith+ will also have versions for iOS and Android, but the release date has not yet been announced.
Just Dance 2022
Another announcement made this Saturday is the release of Just Dance 2022, which arrives on November 4th with 40 new tracks, including the collaboration “Nails, Hair, Hips, Heels”, by Todrick Hall, and hits like “Believer” of Imagine Dragons, “Level” Up” from Ciara, and more.
The new edition of the game, which has more than 138 million players worldwide, will be released for Nintendo Switch, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One.
Riders Republic is Ubisoft’s new outdoor sports multiplayer game. The title will be released on September 2 for PS5, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, Stadia and Luna.
The game lets you compete, stunt and connect with extreme sports fans while exploring a social playground. Players interested in participating in the beta phase can register on the official website.
Watch Dogs: Legion – Bloodline
the expansion bloodline in Watch Dogs: Legion arrives July 6 for Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, PS4, PS5 and PC (via Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store). The DLC allows players to take control of Aiden (from the first Watch Dogs) and Wrench (Watch Dogs 2) on a new mission in London.
In Watch Dogs: Legion – Bloodline, Aiden needs to infiltrate a high tech lab and steal a mysterious and valuable piece, but things get complicated when Wrench escapes with the device.
E3 2021 – Day 1: what else was announced?
The Devolver Digital conference showed a new trailer for Shadow Warrior 3. The title, much like doom, is scheduled for release later this year, but without an announced date, and comes to PS4, Xbox One and PC.
An unpublished title presented by the company is Trek to Yomi: Samurai-themed side progression game from feudal Japan era. The launch will be in 2022 for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC.
Closing the first day of E3 2021, Gearbox spoke again about Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, which had already been revealed during the Summer Game Fest. The game is a spin-off from the franchise. borderlands and will be released in early 2022 for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC (Steam and Epic Games Store).
The company also announced that Godfall will come to PS4 on August 10 (previously it was exclusive to PS5 and PC), and Homeworld 3, a space real-time strategy game, is in production – the last release in the series took place in 2003.
So, what did you think of the first day of E3 2021? Don’t forget: this Sunday (13) the event continues, and you can follow the complete coverage here, on Techblog.
Collaborated: Murilo Tunholi and Vivi Werneck.