Ubisoft and The Division dev announce new Avatar video game

02 March, 2017, 00:20 | Author: Lorena Waters
  • Pandora- The World of Avatar as seen from Disney's Animal Kingdom entrance

According to a Ubisoft press release, the game will run on the same Snowdrop engine that powers The Division and will "continue to expand and deepen in the Avatar universe" alongside the upcoming films.

Details on the game have not been shared yet.

Development duties this time around are being handled by none other than The Division studio Ubisoft Massive, which will be building the game in its Snowdrop engine.

Not much is known about the game, except that at it is set on Pandora, the moon most of the Avatar film takes place on. Similarly, the game is going to be made available on both PC and console platforms. "It's a privilege to work with them and we're honoured that they've entrusted us to create an experience worthy of the Avatar name".

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The game is the result of a partnership between Ubisoft, film production company Lightstorm Entertainment, and Fox Interactive.

Again, a release date remains unset, but interested players may anticipate this future title on the PlayStation 4, XBox One and personal computer. Avatar 2 is expected to be released in December 2018.

Avatar 2 is now scheduled to be released to theaters in December 2018 with the remaining three sequels following in 2020, 2022, and 2023. It was utilized as a part of the studio's development of Tom Clancy's The Division. You can find a list of open positions at their official website. "You will be developing modern AAA Online game features, taking them from a persisted back-end through Snowdrop, our in house developed engine to the user interface", the job description states.

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