Funny times that we live. While Ubisoft is struggling to meet deadlines for several of its current projects, two of them were only postponed on Friday, with the veil committing to a new announcement that will come very quickly …
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See you this Monday, July 19th at 8:00 p.m. CET to discover a brand new game under the Tom Clancy license. Ubisoft surprised everyone on this sunny Sunday by revealing that tomorrow its YouTube channel would be about lifting the veil on a new project linked on behalf of the famous American writer who died in 2013.
A surprise awaits you tomorrow 👀
See you at 8 p.m. to announce a brand new game in Tom Clancy’s universe.
– Ubisoft FR (@UbisoftFR) July 18, 2021
What if we could take a look? No, this is not a leak (yet). Only our colleagues from IGN, who, because it should not fall into other hands, were already allowed to hear this Tom Clancy’s New Game and had the authorization (the duty?) To send a short gameplay teasing.
Get a quick taste of a brand new Ubisoft game right here, now!
We had the chance to see what it looks like up close and can’t wait to tell you more. Look out for it @Ubisofttomorrow July 19 at 11:15 am PT for the full reveal. pic.twitter.com/nZkZB8kKNf
-IGN (@IGN) July 18, 2021
Here’s a preview of a brand new Ubisoft game, right here and now!
We got the chance to see what this looks like up close and can’t wait to tell you more.
The division’s reputation?
The video is only 25 seconds long, but it still gives some pretty important clues as to genre, location, and context. It will likely be a competitive multiplayer FPS set in the near future. Maybe The Division’s. The action takes place here in New York, not far from Times Square, and we find several CERA buildings and vehicles, as well as signs pointing to the Rikers gang.
But we might as well be faced with a Tom Clancy Crossover Elite Squad style, in addition to serious and less mobile games that would present themselves as a competitor to Call of Duty? We could even move on to another battle royale after Hyper Scape. Check in a couple of hours …