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Ubisoft held their Ubisoft Forward E3 event virtually this year. In case you missed it, here are the biggest announcements from their showcase.

Ubisoft kicked things off by revealing Rainbow 6 Extraction, a twist on the familiar Rainbow 6 gameplay with aliens. This co-op shooter will see you, your squad, and Brian face off against an alien threat. Rainbow 6: Extraction is set to release on September 16 on PC, Xbox, and PlayStation. Check out the Cinematic trailer and the full gameplay trailer below.

Riders Republic

From the team who brought us Steep comes Riders Republic, a sports MMO of sorts which arrives on September 2. You’ll be able to snowboard, downhill bike, and more extreme sports. They revealed a 5 minute gameplay trailer which you can watch below.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

The Siege of Paris received more information as it’s the second expansion arriving for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla this summer. The Siege of Paris will take us to new locations and provide additional skills. Ubisoft also shared their Discovery Tour series continues with Valhalla set to arrive later this fall. Additionally, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will continue to receive expansions into next year as they teased leaning into more Norse mythology.

Far Cry 6

We received more Far Cry 6 information today via a cutscene featuring protagonist Dani. The season pass was announced as well featuring the villains of previous Far Cry games like Joseph Burke, Pagan Min, and of course, Vaas.

Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle was one of my favorite games in 2017. It looks like Ubisoft is following that up with Sparks of Hope. It seems bigger in scope and brings even more abilities and layers to the tactical adventures. Check out the videos below.

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora is a first person, action-adventure game developed by Massive Entertainment – a Ubisoft studio, in collaboration with Lightstorm Entertainment and Disney. Built using the latest iteration of the Snowdrop engine, and developed exclusively for the new generation of consoles and PC, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora brings to life the alluring world of Pandora with all of its beauty and danger in an immersive, open world experience.


Ubisoft announced Rocksmith+, a new subscription service that teaches players how to play guitar and bass through their favorite songs. Building upon the award-winning Rocksmith method, which has helped almost five million people learn how to play guitar, Rocksmith+ will release Summer 2021 for Windows PC exclusively through the Ubisoft Store. Rocksmith+ will also launch on Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in Fall 2021.

Just Dance 2022

Ubisoft also announced that Just Dance 2022, the newest installment of the #1 music video game franchise of all time, (which is quite the accolade) will launch on November 4, 2021, on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S and Stadia.

Watch Dogs: Legion Bloodline Campaign DLC

It was also revealed that Watch Dogs: Legion’s new expansion, Bloodline, will be available on 6th July for Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store on Windows PC, Stadia, Luna and Ubisoft+. 

The Crew 2: Year 4 Reveal Trailer

The Crew 2 is getting new content for its 4th year! Starting with MOTORFLIX third season this summer: You have your spot on the starting grid of the U.S. Speed Tour, the fastest rally around the East Coast.

Trackmania Royal Mode

Try to stay on the track and be the last team alive with the new Trackmania Royal mode! This exhilarating mode has been designed for friendly team play, with daily renewed short & fun maps. In addition, new physics and innovations are now available throughout the game: Water & Plastic Blocks, Animated & Dynamic items, giving you even more opportunities to build and enjoy incredible maps! Royal mode is now available for free in the Trackmania Starter Access.

You can check out the rest of the videos showcased at the event on Ubisoft’s official YouTube channel here.

John Reilly

John is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheEffect.Net. His favourite gaming series is Uncharted and his favourite film is Interstellar. He is also known to quote 'Father Ted' and Keith Lemon more than is normal.