Ubi will be on hand with playable demos for Assassin's Creed Unity, Far Cry 4, The Crew and Just Dance 2015 along with panels for a number of games. They are even setting up a parkour obstacle course to test your real life skills and have giveaways and additional events in the works.
Read on for all the details.
Today, Ubisoft announced its Comic-Con International: San Diego lineup featuring a selection of Ubisoft’s highly anticipated titles including, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Far Cry 4, The Crew and Just Dance 2015. In addition to hands-on time with some of the games, fans will have access to panels featuring Ubisoft titles.
San Diego Comic-Con attendees will be able to truly immerse themselves in the Assassin’s Creed Universe with the Assassin’s Creed Experience, a massive parkour obstacle course located on the Martin Luther King Jr. Promenade at Harbor Dr. The Assassin’s Creed Experience allows fans the opportunity to become a Master Assassin and try free-running techniques such as rolling and vaulting, including a separate 25-foot “Leap of Faith.” Fans who complete the course will receive a free limited edition Assassin’s Creed Experience T-shirt (while supplies last) and bragging rights. The latest single-player demo of Assassin’s Creed Unity, showcasing the new hero, setting and features will also be shown at the Assassin’s Creed Experience. Additionally, consumers who pre-order the game on-site will receive a free Assassin’s Creed guillotine T-shirt (while supplies last). Additionally, Assassin’s Creed is teaming up with Schick Hydro for the second year in a row to extend the Schick Hydro Challenge to Assassin’s Creed fans and help them discover a shave so smooth it could start a revolution. Attendees visiting the Assassin’s Creed Experience can get a free, customized shave by professional barbers and French-Revolutionary-inspired swag to inspire their sharpest selfies yet. For the duration of the Assassin’s Creed Experience, Schick will offer shaves with the cutting edge Schick Hydro 5 razor, along with giveaways and prizes. The Assassin’s Creed Experience will be open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. Assassin’s Creed Unity will also be presented a few times a day throughout the duration of the show at the Xbox Lounge at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel at 1 Market Place.
Attendees at the San Diego Convention Center will have the opportunity to check out The Crew at Ubisoft’s booth (#135) from July 23 – 27in the Exhibition Hall. Fans will get their hands on a demo for The Crew, the revolutionary driving game that connects players online like never before. Players will be able to own the road in a massive, open-world re-creation of the United States that is brimming with exciting challenges. Gamers who pre-order The Crew at the Ubisoft booth will receive a free, exclusive T-shirt (while supplies last). For registered attendees outside of the show floor, The Crew will also be available at the Xbox Lounge at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel at 1 Market Place.
Just Dance 2015, Ubisoft’s latest installment of the world’s number one dance game, will be featured on Wii U in the Nintendo Gaming Lounge at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina at 333 W Harbor Drive during the week of Comic Con. Visitors can check-out the game’s all-new features and dance to the hottest track list yet, with songs including “Happy” by Pharrell Williams, “Summer” by Calvin Harris, and “Burn” by Ellie Goulding.
Comic-Con attendees can learn more about their favorite Ubisoft titles at panels. Seats are limited and attendees are encouraged to line-up early to hear from developers, industry experts and more at panels including:
Far Cry 4, Thursday, July 24 from 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. room 6DE – Learn about the Himalayan inspiration behind Far Cry 4’s Kyrat – Go behind the scenes to learn about what went into building Far Cry 4’s open-world Kyrat for the next-generation. The team traveled to Nepal with VICE to draw inspiration and create authentic Kyrati characters and environments native to the region.
Assassin’s Creed Unity, Friday, July 25 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm Heads will roll! Assassin's Creed Unity Demo and QA – Hosted by Aisha Tyler, come learn about how the blockbuster Assassin’s Creed franchise has been re-imagined for the next generation of gaming, and meet mysterious Arno, the new hero in Assassin’s Creed Unity. And join us to see the world premiere of an Assassin’s Creed inspired animated short, showcasing the brutality of the French Revolution created by famed musician and master of horror Rob Zombie, and artist Tony Moore, co-creator of The Walking Dead! Room 6BCF.
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Assassin’s Creed Unity
Paris, 1789. The French Revolution turns a once-magnificent city into a place of terror and chaos. Its cobblestone streets run red with the blood of commoners who dared to rise up against the oppressive aristocracy. As the nation tears itself apart, a young man named Arno will embark on an extraordinary journey to expose the true powers behind the Revolution. His pursuit will throw him into the middle of a ruthless struggle for the fate of a nation, and transform him into a true Master Assassin.
Introducing Assassin’s Creed Unity, the next-gen evolution of the blockbuster franchise powered by an all-new game engine. From the storming of the Bastille to the execution of King Louis XVI, experience the French Revolution as never before, and help the people of France carve an entirely new destiny.
Brand-New Parkour, Combat, and Stealth Gameplay :
Enjoy an unprecedented degree of freedom and control over your Assassin.
A Unique Co-Op Experience You Must Play To Believe
In addition to an epic single-player campaign, join with up to three friends online and experience the open world of 18th-century Paris. Pull ambitious heists and take part in unique narrative-driven missions designed exclusively for co-op play. Sabotage an execution. Protect an emperor. Assassinate a Templar agent. Victory won’t be easy; you and your lethal band must rely on communication, coordination, and diverse skills to accomplish your missions, then vanish into the shadows.A Ruthless New Hero for a Brutal World :
Play as Arno, an entirely new breed of Assassin, and take down your prey with a range of new weapons such as the Phantom Blade, a hidden blade with crossbow capabilities.
Deep Customization of Arno, the Master Assassin
Craft a unique play style by choosing weapons, gear, outfits, and specialized skills. Mix and match from hundreds of possible combinations and build your stealth, fighting, and navigation abilities from a new, expansive skill tree. Become the ultimate Master Assassin.
Discover Revolutionary Paris, Brought To Life As Never Before
Carve through the stunning full-scale open world city, a feat only made possible through the power of an all-new game engine.