Today, Ubisoft announced its PAX West 2016 lineup – inviting fans to see an exciting demo of South Park™: The Fractured But Whole™ and get hands on with playable content from For Honor™, Werewolves Within™ and Eagle Flight™ at the Ubisoft booth (#605) in Seattle from September 2-5. Additionally, fans can attend panels for South Park: The Fractured But Whole and Tom Clancy’s The Division™, while attendees looking to get “heads-on” with the newly announced Star Trek™: Bridge Crew™ virtual reality game, can demo it at the Intel (#613) and NVIDIA (#803) booths.
South Park: The Fractured But Whole
Learn the hilarious ways the teams at Ubisoft San Francisco and at South Park Digital Studios collaborated to create South Park: The Fractured But Whole, in a panel titled “From Fart to Feature.” The panel will be moderated by Tim Gettys from “Kinda Funny” and will take place on Friday, September 2 from 3-4 pm in the Wyvern Theater at The Westin Seattle Hotel (1900 5th Ave). Members from the Ubisoft development team will share their insights into the process of turning South Park jokes into an authentic, satisfying and hilarious RPG gameplay experience. There will also be special Pinny Arcade official pin giveaways at the panel and at the South Park photo experience on the booth.
Attendees can also try the unique odor virtual reality experience with the Nosulus Rift that is exclusively compatible with the demo of South Park: The Fractured But Whole video game at the Ubisoft booth. Cosplayers can participate in the “Coon and Friends Cosplay Contest” – learn more about the cosplay contest by visiting www.southparkgame.com.
Tom Clancy’s The Division
In Tom Clancy’s The Division, millions of players have banded together and stormed the streets of New York to help restore order to a city that is on the brink of collapse. Fans can get an in-depth look at how the game’s universe was imagined with the “Behind the Scenes – Building a Dystopian New York City” panel on Sunday, September 4 from 3-4 pm in the Hydra Theatre at the Grand Hyatt (721 Pine St). Attendees can sit down with Ubisoft developers for a deep dive into the inspiration and creative process behind this breakout franchise. There will also be special giveaways at the panel for attendees.
For Honor will also host a 3-hour segment on PAX’s Twitch stream from 10am-1pm on Saturday, September 3. The stream will showcase a 4v4 Dominion mode competition and a narrative segment with Creative Director Jason Vandenberghe, Voice Director Khris Brown and additional special guests that will dive deeper into how the team brought the heroes of For Honor to life. Finally, attendees will get an early sneak peek of closed alpha content before it goes live on September 15. PAX West attendees can see the narrative segment live at the PAX Arena and online viewers can tune-in from 10am-1pm at https://www.twitch.tv/pax.
Get ready to soar – Eagle Flight will be at the Ubisoft booth for players to experience the freedom of flying via virtual reality. The game lets players become an eagle and fly over Paris and its iconic landmarks 50 years after humans have left, allowing nature and wildlife to take back the city and create a rich playground that offers an incredible experience of free flight and adventure.
Werewolves Within, the online VR game of social deduction and competitive spirit, will be on the show floor for all to experience. Werewolves Within is one of the first multiplayer social VR experience, players are transported to the medieval village of Gallowston where they must uncover the werewolves that have been terrorizing the townsfolk. Townsfolk or werewolf, players can practice their interrogation or deception skills at the Ubisoft booth.
Star Trek™: Bridge Crew™
Explore the final frontier as a member of the Federation in the VR game, Star Trek™: Bridge Crew™. Players are placed directly on the bridge of the Starfleet ship U.S.S. Aegis, in the Captain, Helm, Tactical or Engineer positions. Each role is crucial to the success of the various missions players face and only by working together can the crew complete their objectives. Star Trek™: Bridge Crew™ will be playable at the Intel booth (#613) and NVIDIA booth (#803).
PAX West attendees can take advantage of pre-order incentives at the Amazon Pre-Order Store at the Ubisoft booth. The first 1,000 fans who pre-order For Honor and Watch_Dogs® 2 respectively, will receive redeemable CrowdTwist cards, and South Park: Fractured But Whole pre-orders will receive a special Coon patch to stick on their favorite superhero gear.
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