Today Dec. 11, 2013 Ubisoft announced that "Rayman Legends" is headed for the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 early next year. Because of the power of both new next generation consoles the "award-winning graphics" of the game have been upgraded even further, and the load times between maps has been reduced. For some reason Snoop Lion is in the trailer, with the living legend transforming into a character at the end. It's unclear if players will be able to use Snoop Lion as a playable character or if it's just for the video.
Each platform will receive exclusive costumes for both Rayman and Globox. Xbox One users will have access to Splinter Ray, Ray Vaas, and Globox Vaas while PlayStation 4 players can use Assassin Ray. Owners of both platforms will be able to purchase the Funky Ray costume with Uplay points. Additionally, the Xbox One version of the game will include "10 exclusive challenges to unlock new time-limited Achievements." The PlayStation 4 version will incorporate use of the controller's touchpad "for actions such as scratching Lucky Tickets, as well as making and sharing screenshots and videos with the community, and using the PlayStation Vita to continue playing the game even with the TV turned off."
Ubisoft has also launched a free browser-based PC demo of "Rayman Legends" online at www.raymangame.com/demo. It features three playable levels, with maps including: "Teensies in Trouble," "Toad Story," and the fan-favorite musical map “Castle Rock.”
Rayman Legends is the sequel to the already acclaimed platformer Rayman Origins. In this opus, Rayman and Globox awaken after a 100-year nap that allowed nightmares to infest the Glade of Dreams. The Supreme Being Bubble Dreamer sends them once again on an adventure to fight the evil creatures and restore order in the universe. Rayman Legends features a wide range of gameplay, including traditional Rayman platforming action and new musical, rhythm-based stages. The award-winning team of artists, designers and composers has also returned with an advanced UbiArt engine to include multi-dimension gameplay elements, an improved lighting system and updated game rendering that elevate Rayman’s previous graphics to the next level.
"Rayman Legends" will be available on the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 on Feb. 25, 2014. The game is currently available on all other platforms.
For more information about the game visit www.raymanlegends.com.
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