Ubisoft’s press conference began with the announcement of Rocksmith 2014 Edition. Jerry Cantrell from Alice in Chains proceeded to shred a guitar while a virtual band from the game reacted to what he was doing.
Host, Aisha Tyler, then took the stage next to introduce a brand new trailer for Splinter Cell: Blacklist which showed in more detail some story elements including Sam Fisher and his team. Rayman Legends also had a CGI trailer, followed by a gameplay trailer along with the release date announcement of September 3rd.
The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot was introduced next with a CGI trailer and the announcement that users can join the free beta by visiting the official website. To add to the cartoonish theme going on, a new trailer was also released for South Park: The Stick of Truth.
Next up was The Crew, which is an open world racing game in a consistent online world. Solo play is possible but users can also play every mission with their own crew of friends. Other crews you see in the game could be made of AI other players. A live demo showed different players driving in different areas of the map before joining a solo player to help him in a mission he couldn’t complete. Cars can also be customized from aesthetics to performance on different types of terrain. Cars can also be customized on a tablet and then be available in-game.
A new trailer was released for Watch Dogs showing that the power protagonist Aiden Pierce gains turns him into a vigilante, but the player gets to choose how he will dish out justice.
Just Dance 2014 was announced next for “all next-gen consoles” with a new trailer featuring new game modes including one which uses your dance moves to control music.
Ubisoft motion pictures revealed the first trailer for its Rabbids Invasion interactive TV show which will appear on Nickelodeon. It will utilize the Xbox One and Kinect which allows for minigames and challenges so users can interact with the TV show.
Next up was Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag which received a new CGI trailer, which was followed by a gameplay trailer which showed some ways the protagonist Edward Kenway can interact with the world. The developers also said players will be free to explore the world and interact however they wish with things to do like hunting, boarding ships, hunting for treasure and more.
Ubisoft also released a trailer which announced Trials Fusion, for Xbox One, PS4, PC, Xbox 360 and PS3. The trailer also announced Trials Frontier which will be available on mobile devices.
The show was closed with a new game Ubisoft was able to keep a secret in, Tom Clancy’s The Division. The game came with a gameplay demo and was described as an open world RPG. It will be coming only to PS4 and Xbox One. The demo showed a group of players exploring a city until going to a police station, where they encountered enemies, saved a officer and were rewarded with access to the armory. Upon leaving the police station the group is attacked by another squad of online players.