Rayman Legends News

Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition slated for September on Switch

UPDATE: Erroneously released demo's missing touchscreen support not indicative of full game.

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:

Rayman's lost SNES prototype unearthed

A mostly armless proof of concept.

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.

Rayman Legends leaps to next gen in late February

UPDATE: Now arriving one week sooner.

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.

Ubisoft: Splinter Cell, Rayman Legends missed sales targets

Ubisoft: Splinter Cell, Rayman Legends missed sales targets

Publisher slashes sales expectations after Watch Dogs delay.

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.

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Rayman Legends outsells Origins week one by 20 per cent in UK chart

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.

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Rayman Legends demo flutters onto XBL and PSN tomorrow

Woo hoo, a new underwater level shown off!

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.

Rayman Legends release date brought forward to August

Rayman Legends release date brought forward to August

UPDATE: PlayStation Vita version now confirmed.

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.

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Ubisoft promises Wii U-exclusive Rayman Legends demo after fans vent anger at delay

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.

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Far Cry 3 sales hit 4.5 million as Ubisoft revenues soar

Far Cry 3 sales hit 4.5 million as Ubisoft revenues soar

Vita exclusive Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation notches up 600k.

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.

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Wii U-exclusive Rayman Legends to go multiplatform

Wii U-exclusive Rayman Legends to go multiplatform

Delayed to September for simultaneous PS3, Wii U and Xbox 360 launch.

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.

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Rayman Legends UK release date announced

Rayman Legends UK release date announced

UPDATE: Wii U demo out next week.

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).

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Rayman Legends demo available at Wii U launch

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.

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Rayman Legends no longer a Wii U launch title

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.

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Rayman Legends Gamescom trailer is as goofy, charming and weird as you'd expect

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.

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Ubisoft Wii U offering not a "huge investment"

Rayman, ZombiU won't break the bank, third-party ally explains.

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.