How to follow Ubisoft's Gamescom briefing

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  • Updated: Aug 13, 2012 17:52 IST

Ubisoft's August 15 Gamescom press conference might not be broadcast online when it starts in Cologne at 3pm Central European Time, but there'll be live Twitter updates and a Youtube upload afterwards, with Ubi calling up games like Assassin's Creed III, Far Cry 3, Zombie U, and Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013 for the expo.

In addition to following Twitter updates from the numerous journalists in attendance, Ubisoft's own team will be manning, with the company's YouTube account to receive an upload of the presentation at

Ubisoft says it wants to "unveil new free-to-play titles set in the universes of some of Ubisoft's popular franchises" and "detail the company's plans in e-sports and other growing online game genres."

In terms of online offerings, Ubisoft already has Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Online, the pared-down Shootmania, The Settlers Online and the equestrian-themed Howrse, as well as Facebook games Ghost Recon Commander, The Smurfs & Co., and CSI Crime City on its books.

At the show itself, the French company is to show Assassin's Creed III (releasing the week of October 30), Far Cry 3 (November 29), ZombiU (Wii U, late 2012), Rayman Legends (Wii U, TBA), Just Dance 4 (October 2) and personal trainer Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013 (Wii U, TBA).

The press conference's start time corresponds to 9am in New York, 2pm in London, and 9pm in Malaysia, Singapore and Perth, Australia.


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