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Trackmania Turbo release dated

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The latest incarnation of the Trackmania franchise was announced a few weeks ago, for Xbox One, and even in it’s early phases, it looks great. Well, developer Nadeo and publisher, Ubisoft are ready to release this petrol-filled thrill-ride to the world.

Trackmania Turbo is a combination of toy car fantasy and huge scale. The type of scale where helicopters are used to simply hold up advertising signage. The game will feature a track builder as well as more than 200 head-spinning, hurl-inducing tracks set across four stunning environments. Rev up and scream away in Rollercoaster Lagoon, International Stadium, Canyon Grand Drift and Valley Down & Dirty.

When is all of this fuel-filled insanity coming to Xbox One? I’m glad you asked, as the release date has been set at the 25th of March.

Before you buckle up and put your foot down though, have a look at the new trailer, a cautionary tale of speed and skill.

New action trailer charges in for Far Cry Primal

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With the launch of Far Cry Primal later this month, Ubisoft has released their brand new live action trailer “The Charge”. This trailer gives players a glimpse of the challenge that will await them when they travel back to the Stone Age in Far Cry Primal.

Far Cry Primal will be coming to Xbox One on February 23rd but is available now to pre-order via the xbox store.

 

Ubisoft releases screenshots of new Rainbow Six: Siege map

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Shots of the new Rainbow Six: Siege map, releasing as part of Operation Black Ice, have been released by Ubisoft France today.

In the Baffin Bay, a luxury yacht has crashed into an iceberg breaching the hull. Rainbow has been sent to secure the stranded vessel as an unidentified submarine has docked near the vessel.

“Yacht” is the centrepiece of the first of four free downloadable content packs for Siege, along with two new beastly looking operators from the Canadian Joint Task Force.

If you don’t hear from us for a few weeks, you’ll know where we’ll be.

Operation Black Ice releases tomorrow on Xbox One.

Rainbow Six Siege goes pro

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Rainbow Six Siege is a firm favourite among the TiX team – which we affectionately call team Blue on Blue – we even have our own ‘pro’ player, but I don’t think you’ll be seeing Max on the newly announced pro league anytime soon.

Ubisoft have partnered with Xbox and ESL for the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League global competition. The league begins in the first week of March 2016 and will be available to both causal and aspiring pro players to compete – maybe there is hope for Max – games will be played across North America and Europe via PC and Xbox One with a combined prize pool of $100,000.

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege was built from the ground up with competition in mind,” said Xavier Marquis, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege creative director, Ubisoft Montreal. “We’re excited to partner with ESL, one of the biggest names in eSports, to deliver a league for Rainbow Six Siege fans to compete and enjoy the game they love.

The finals will take place between the top teams at a live event with $50,000 up for grabs. If you fancy taking a shot at the league then check out the official page over on Rainbow Six Siege’s website.

Ubisoft reveal Tom Clancy’s The Division post-launch plans

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Today, Ubisoft revealed details on the post-launch plans for Tom Clancy’s The Division including what players can expect in terms of content from the Season Pass.

To keep the experience fresh for all players, the development team has a complete post-launch plan that includes several free updates, new features and functionality, as well as 3 major expansions to give its players and fans a renewed gameplay experience after launch.   The free updates that will be available for all players will add new game modes such as challenging group-oriented operations to test players’ abilities in co-op mode and win unique rewards.   The three paid expansions are included in the Season Pass and will be released over the next 12 months. Each expansion builds on The Division, continuing your agent’s journey and progress with new content, gear and gameplay as you fight to take back New York:  

    Expansion I: Underground -This first major expansion opens a new territory to players as they explore the uncharted underworld of New York City with up to 3 friends for intense co-op action.
    Expansion II: Survival – In this expansion, the map turns into a Dark Zone for a hardcore multiplayer experience. Stay tuned for more information.
    Expansion III: Last Stand – Stay tuned for more information.

 

At launch, Season Pass owners will also unlock the exclusive sawn-off shotgun, a unique sidearm customized for short-range destruction. Season Pass owners will also receive a set of exclusive outfits and weapon skins, as well as access to special monthly benefits including exclusive content drops and special events. The Season Pass is included in the Gold Edition and Sleeper Agent Editions of the game.

Players can also sign up for the beta program that » Continue Reading.

Far Cry Primal Sampling tour

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GAME is going back to the Stone Age this month as 49 stores kick-off 2016 in pre-historic style with a tour of Far Cry Primal sampling events. The special openings will give gamers a chance to get their hands on the much anticipated title a month before its release.

Should you be a fan of the series, heading over to www.game.co.uk/events  and finding your nearest GAME store running the sample event will allow you to get hands on with the latest release ahead of the general launch date.

You can also pre-order the game in-store ahead of launch on 23rd February, including the GAME exclusive Legend of the Mammoth Special Edition. This edition includes 3 extra missions, the ability to drink from the shaman’s cup to play as the mighty mammoth, stomping enemies and defending herds against prehistoric peril.

Events will be taking place in store weekdays from 12-5pm and weekends 11–4pm.

Check out www.game.co.uk/events for further details on the GAME Far Cry Primal Tour taking place at a store near you.

Gamers must be 18 and ID will be required to take part and play.

New Fary Cry Primal trailer emerges

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A new trailer for Far Cry Primal has been released by Ubisoft. You can see a description of the trailer, tilted “King of the Stone Age” can be found below with the trailer.

In Far Cry Primal, the majestic land of Oros has been torn apart due to the confrontation of the three dominant tribes who seek the same single purpose: to conquer it. Takkar’s people, The Wenja tribe, is at risk. They are being attacked by both the cannibals of the Udam tribe, led by the cruel warrior Ull, and the fire worshipers of the Izila tribe, led by the high priestess Batari. Immersed in the untamed world of Oros, a land full of dangers, Takkar will have to unite and protect the Wenja people from their dangerous enemies, the Udam and the Izila.

Far Cry Primal is due out on February 23 on the Xbox One and March 1 for Windows PC

 

Xbox UK release a new 10 minute video of The Division

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Xbox UK have released a new video focusing more on the important details gamers are eager to know about Ubisoft’s newest title, The Division.

Giving her opinion on everything from missions, character customisation, classes, and more, Xbox UK’s Ellen Rose takes us through everything you need to know about The Division, including an extended look at the player versus player-focused Dark Zone.

The Division is due to launch on March 8, 2016, on Xbox One, PC, and Playstation 4. Ubisoft are still allowing players to join the waiting list to join the Beta, due to open on January 28, until January 31, via their website.

Fancy staying in a cave? Here is your chance!

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As part of the promotion for Far Cry: Primal – Ubisoft are giving a lucky(?) winner and their friend/enemy the chance to spend a night in a cave, yes you read that correctly.

CaveBnB will give players the opportunity to experience the wild and untamed world of Far Cry Primal, while travelling back in time to the Stone Age to discover the extreme conditions in which our ancestors lived. The winner, accompanied by a person of their choice, will travel to an undisclosed location in France and participate in expert survival training, pushing them to their limits. By day, they will develop new skills, and by night, they will have to use them to survive.

To be in with a chance of winning, all you need to do is send a tweet  to prove you have what it takes to win the two day survival experience. The Twitter competition will start at 10:00 UK time on Januarye 18th and end at 23:59 UK time on January 21st. To take part in the CaveBnB contest, users will have to add the hashtag #cavebnb and mention @farcrygame in their tweet.

To see more of the cave, check out the video below.

The Division gets a January date for Beta

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Ubisoft just revealed the dates via The Division’s Twitter page. Access is open to everyone who has pre-ordered the game, as well as folk who sign up to the waiting list on Ubisoft’s site.

There isn’t much more info at this stage, but anything we do find out will be added here.

Your mission is about to start. The Division Closed Beta starts January 28th! Register on https://t.co/jFtAWJY0Ci pic.twitter.com/hfLGyCVlg7

— The Division (@TheDivisionGame) January 15, 2016

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