With the recent reveal of Far Cry 6‘s release date, as well as details about the game, Ubisoft has already played one of its big cards before its E3 2021 event, Ubisoft Forward. Despite that, the publisher seemingly has more to show off, with a new stream set for this weekend.
While Ubisoft hinted via its Forward schedule that some surprise announcements are in store, a few big titles are already set to appear, including world premiere trailer footage of the freshly renamed Rainbow Six Extraction. Here’s how to watch the show, which kicks off E3 today, and what we know will (and won’t) be at it.
Ubisoft Forward takes place later today. The preshow starts at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET, while Ubisoft’s main event starts at noon PT/3 p.m. ET. A post-show is confirmed for 1 p.m. PT/4 p.m. ET, meaning the show will have a total runtime of three hours.
The forward will only be officially streamed on Ubisoft’s website at Ubisoft.com/Forward. No other streaming sites such as YouTube or Twitch have been mentioned by Ubisoft, but a reference to Twitch Drops being offered during the show may mean there will be a stream there as well.
Many games are confirmed to appear on the stream. While there are some “big” unnamed surprises in store, Ubisoft confirmed updates for live titles such as For Honor, Trackmania, The Crew 2, Brawlhalla, Watch Dogs: Legion, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, and Rainbow Six Siege.
There will also be world premiere gameplay of Rainbow Six Extraction and more Far Cry 6 coverage. Ubisoft’s new massive multiplayer open-world extreme sports title, Riders Republic, will also appear. Nintendo leaked Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope ahead of the show as well, which is likely to debut there.
Viewers can expect updates on Ubisoft’s Apple TV+ series Mythic Quest, its film Werewolves Within, and other surprises for the streaming service.
The post-show will featurs the Rainbow Six Siege community team discussing the game’s top issues and developer talk on the Operator roster’s latest addition, Operation North Star’s Thunderbird. There are also reveals in store, including streamer charms, a community artist bundle, and Sixth Guardian Charity bundle partnerships.
Fans hungry for more of The Division will be upset to hear that it won’t appear at the event. It’s been confirmed via Twitter that the game is still set for a year-end release but there are no updates to share. The Prince of Persia: Sands of Time remake is also confirmed to not have any presence at Ubisoft’s conference. It is unknown if more Beyond Good and Evil 2 news could be one of the teased surprises, but don’t expect it to show up.