Sony has announced its eclectic PlayStation Plus games line-up for May, which includes Quantic Dreams' Beyond: Two Souls and Ubisoft's excellent Rayman Legends for PS4.
UPDATE 26/07/2017 4.34pm: It looks like Rayman Legends Definitive Edition will have touchscreen support in the main campaign after all. When asked about this missing feature, an Ubisoft representative offered Eurogamer the following statement:
Before Rayman helped define the 90s with his edgy lack of limbs and colourful French spirit, he was originally conceived by Michel Ancel as the star of a Super Nintendo adventure. Now the prototype for this canned platformer has been unearthed and released by Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap creative director Omar Cornut.
The Xbox One backwards compatible library is adding three new games today and they're all winners.
Enjoyable Ubisoft platformer Rayman Origins is now playable on Xbox One, thanks to the console's Xbox 360 backwards compatibility service.
UPDATE 25/02/2015 9.25pm: Microsoft has confirmed the free Games with Gold goodies for March as well as the fact that April's update will grant Gold subscribers four Xbox 360 games and two Xbox One titles.
UPDATE: Ubisoft has announced that its PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Rayman Legends will now arrive a week earlier than previously planned. Mark your calendars with the new date - 21st February.
UPDATE: The 28 levels missing from Rayman Legends' Vita version are now available as a free download, Ubisoft has confirmed.
Spectacularly beautiful platformer Rayman Legends is coming to PS4 and Xbox One in February, Ubisoft has announced.
Splinter Cell: Blacklist and Rayman Legends have both failed to meet Ubisoft's sales expectations, the publisher has admitted.
Ubisoft noted the duo had missed the company's own targets in a call to investors last night, and said that this had contributed to a lowered financial outlook, CVG reported.
The publisher has reduced its revenue expectations for the current financial year down from $1.94 billion to $1.38bn.
UPDATE: Ubisoft has clarified that the missing content in the Vita version of Rayman Legends will be added at a later date as a free patch.
UPDATE: Rayman Legends sold best on Wii U, with 45 per cent of the game's boxed retail sales in the UK.
Official figures from Chart-Track show the Xbox 360 version of the platformer enjoyed 30 per cent of the sales, the PlayStation 3 version 24 per cent. Boxed PC sales made up one per cent. Chart-Track does not include download figures.
ORIGINAL STORY: Rayman Legends outsold its predecessor Rayman Origins by around 20 per cent in week one UK sales.
The PlayStation Vita version of Rayman Legends has been delayed, Ubisoft has confirmed.
Last December Wii U owners got to try their hand at Ubisoft Montpellier's upcoming platformer Rayman Legends for the first time in a downloadable demo, and as of tomorrow Xbox 360, PS3 and Vita users will be granted the same opportunity.
Ubisoft has announced a PC edition of Rayman Legends, to arrive in Europe alongside other console versions on 30th August.
Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot has defended his company's decision to delay high-profile Wii U exclusive Rayman Legends and turn it into a multiplatform release.
Put your name down for a copy of Rayman Legends at GAME and you'll get one of three character skins, depending on the game's platform.
UPDATE: Ubisoft has confirmed the previously-spotted PlayStation Vita version of Rayman Legends.
The handheld edition will include all of the game's maps - plus five more featuring the touchscreen-controlled greenbottle fly Murphy, which you'll control via the Vita's rear touch pad.
A couple of special costumes will also be included - a Prince of Persia outfit for Rayman and Splinter Cell garb for Globox.
The Rayman Legends Challenges app will be released for free on the Wii U eShop this Thursday, 25th April, Nintendo has announced.
There's an upside to Rayman Legends' seven-month delay - developer Ubisoft Montpellier is using the time to create another 30 levels and fresh boss battles.
Ubisoft France has denied reports that Rayman and Beyond Good & Evil creator Michel Ancel and other members of his development team are quitting the company.
Rayman Legends developer Ubisoft has offered a new olive branch to Wii U fans angry at the game's delay and conversion to a multi-platform title.
Rayman creator and highly-respected game designer Michel Ancel has appeared alongside members of the Rayman Legends development team in a series of photos protesting the game's delay by company bosses.
Wii U owners are to get an exclusive demo of Rayman Legends, Ubisoft has announced. It's a peace offering of sorts for delaying the once exclusive Wii U game from February to September so it can launch alongside the newly announced PS3 and 360 versions.
The announcement follows a barrage of criticism on Facebook and Wii U social network Miiverse.
Ubisoft revealed last week that Rayman Legends' launch was being held back until September - despite the game being finished - in order to synchronise with launches on PS3 and Xbox 360.
Tropical shooter Far Cry 3 has now sold more than 4.5 million copies, publisher Ubisoft has announced.
The company's Q3 financial results also revealed that PlayStation Vita exclusive Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation had scored 600,000 sales. Just Dance 4 boogied past the 8 million milestone.
All of these were dwarfed by the phenomenal success of Assassin's Creed 3, which has now sold 12 million copies - a 60 per cent increase on Assassin's Creed: Revelations.
Update: Ubisoft has corroborated this dev's story: Rayman Legends really is complete on Wii U and is only being held back so the publisher can simultaneously release across all platforms.
Rayman Legends is no longer a Wii U exclusive, publisher Ubisoft has announced.
The cel-shaded Rayman Origins sequel will now also be released on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
All versions of the game will be released simultaneously in September, marking a significant delay for the Wii U incarnation.
Unlike PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 demos, trial versions of Wii U games downloaded from Nintendo's eShop are limited to a certain number of uses.
UPDATE: Ubisoft has just announced a 1st March 2013 UK release date for Rayman Legends.
A demo of the game will be available through the Nintendo eShop on 13th December 2012.
ORIGINAL STORY: Wii U platformer Rayman Legends will launch in the UK on 28th February, publisher Ubisoft has announced (via ONM).
A trial version of Rayman Legends will be available in Europe at the Wii U's launch, Ubisoft has told Eurogamer.
The side-scrolling platformer will be one of the first downloadable demos available on the Wii U eShop when console arrives on 30th November.
We played Rayman Legends earlier in the year, when it was originally due for release at the console's launch.
The Wii U can wirelessly stream data to the touchscreen GamePad controller with just a 1/60th of a second latency.
Rayman developer Ubisoft expected an earlier launch date for Wii U, and once had a version of 2011 platformer Rayman Origins in the works for the system.
Rayman Legends is no longer a Wii U launch title, Ubisoft has confirmed.
The game was due out in Europe alongside the Wii U on 30th November. It now has a vague Q1 2013 release window.
"Rayman Legends will launch worldwide in the first quarter of 2013," Ubisoft said in a statement.
A new Rayman Legends trailer has surfaced for Gamescom showing off many of the Wii U exclusive's features.
This includes controlling a green sprite with the touchscreen to elongating pillar-like creatures in the ground, shrink accordion-style barriers, slice ropes, shift platforms, extinguish flaming eyes, launch fireworks and tickle shield bearing enemies to reveal their weak spots.
There's also some gesture control elements, such as spinning the GamePad to rotate a wheel lined with spikes on one end.
Ubisoft has said that, financially, it "doesn't have a huge investment" in Nintendo's Wii U, despite being the most prominent third-party publisher for the console's launch line-up.
Ubisoft's given Rayman Legends its debut proper, allowing us one of our first looks at a third-party Wii U game - and showing the multiplayer possibilities of Nintendo's new console.
Nintendo's new Wii U console "can have great success", giant video game publisher Ubisoft believes.
UPDATE: Ubisoft has told Eurogamer that Rayman Legends is real, and is in development at its Montpellier studio by Michel Ancel.
But it insisted the leaked video does not represent the final game, or the final version of Nintendo's next console, the Wii U.
The statement in full: