Ubisoft dates E3 conference, Wii U announcements planned

By Stephany Nunneley
23 May 2012 17:22 GMT

Ubisoft has announced its E3 2012 press conference will take place on June 4 at 3.00pm PDT/6.00pm EDT. It will also be streamed live on YouTube.

Microsoft, Sony, and EA press briefings also take place on Monday, June 4.

The press conference will feature demonstrations and trailers of the firm’s upcoming lineup including games for Wii U, as well as digital titles, “special guests and surprise announcements.”

Those attending the event will be able to get hands-on time with the following titles: Assassin’s Creed III, Far Cry 3, Rayman Legends, Rocksmith and many more.

The finale of the ShootMania Marathon, an e-sport competition based on Ubisoft’s ShootMania: Storm also will be broadcast from the booth on at 11.00am PDT, on June 6.

In a first, Ubisoft is also inviting gamers to ask questions to its teams on Uplay, with the best questions selected and answered by one of the guest hosts live during the press conference.

Ubisoft also is sending eight select Uplay members to E3, where they will interview teams backstage, preview fans’ favourite games and provide video reports from the show floor.

Finally, the Assassin’s Creed III and Far Cry 3 teams released two Road To E3 videos showcasing their preparation for the event, and are inviting fans to post their questions on their respective Facebook pages.

Hit up the trailer below to see how the AC3 team is preparing for the E3 demo.

Watch on YouTube

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