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Ubisoft Confirms Free Next-Gen Console Upgrades For Upcoming Games

Ubisoft announced a range of new games last night as well as showcased gameplay and release dates for others. It is going to be a busy few months ahead for the company as Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, Far Cry 6 and Watch Dogs Legion all plan on launching in the next few months. However, with the next-gen hardware on the horizon, what games will you get for free if you purchase the current-gen versions?

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Well, according to Ubisoft all three of its biggest upcoming titles will offer next-gen console game upgrades. Furthermore, this also includes Far Cry 6 which is releasing in 2021 after PS5 and Xbox Series X. Let’s break it down;

Watch Dogs Legion

  • Release Date: 29 October 2020
  • Free Upgrade: PS4 to PS5 / X1 to Xbox Series X


Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

  • Release Date: 17 November 2020
  • Free Upgrade: PS4 to PS5 / X1 to Xbox Series X


Far Cry 6

  • Release Date: 28 February 2021
  • Free Upgrade: PS4 to PS5 / X1 to Xbox Series X


Hyper Scape

  • Release Date: Beta now live on PC / Console TBA
  • Free Upgrade: TBA


As you can see, Ubisoft worked with both Microsoft and Sony to ensure that players will be able to benefit from owning the current-gen version of these games. However, keep in mind that these games will most likely offer free upgrades for a specific time period. For example, Watch Dogs Legion could be upgradable for a year after release. Ubisoft has yet to confirm these details.

Make sure you catch up on our Ubisoft coverage including all the announced games here and our hands-on preview with the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Valhalla here. You can also give the full gameplay walkthrough a watch down below.

Let us know which of these upcoming Ubisoft next-gen console games you are most looking forward to down in the comment section below.

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