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If you needed any further evidence that Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle exists, look no further than a classification from Brazil. The game was officially rated and added in a listing today. Ubisoft is also listed as its producer, further indicating that Nintendo will not be publishing.

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Following up on the comments Ubisoft made about Switch during its financial call yesterday, we now have the full statements made by CEO Yves Guillemot and CFO Alain Martinez.

The first remarks are from Guillemot. Speaking about Switch generally during during Ubisoft’s opening, he said:

“… And on top of this, as we have said for quite some time now, we will be delivering some great games for the Switch. The platform’s launch is going incredibly well and we believe the Switch has the potential to reach wide audience. As you know, Ubisoft has been the leading third-party publisher on Nintendo’s console over the past 10 years, and we intend to maintain that position.”

Ubisoft CFO Alain Martinez later tackled a question during the Q&A portion of the call. He shared the following about the system:

“… we have new guidance on the Switch. We have one new game not announced and we have also Just Dance that is coming on the machines plus one or two others.”

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Ubisoft reported its latest financial results today. The news was accompanied by a financial call, which is currently taking place.

During the call, Ubisoft commented directly on Switch. The company is reported as having said that it has “new games on Switch” including one that isn’t announced. Also stated is that there are one or two other titles as well, which may be referring to previously-revealed titles such as Rayman Legends – Definitive Edition and Monopoly.

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is one Ubisoft game that has been heavily rumored for Switch. It’s speculated to feature turn-based combat, two-player local co-op, and a “goofy sense of humor” with playable characters including Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Peach, plus four Rabbids dressed up as Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, and Peach. If this project exists – which we do believe is real – E3 would be a good place to announce it.

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Ubisoft confirmed today that its E3 2017 press conference will take place on June 12. Gamers can tune in at the following times for the latest announcements:

– 1 PM PT
– 4 PM ET
– 9 PM in the UK
– 10 PM in Europe


It’s possible that Ubisoft’s conference will be light on Nintendo titles as is usually the case. While unlikely, maybe we’ll get an early taste of Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle. If nothing else, perhaps Ubisoft will touch on the next entry in the Just Dance series…

One Switch game rumor that has persisted for months is a new crossover between Mario and Ubisoft’s Rabbids. Kotaku has a follow up on the project today.

Kotaku writes that Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle will be on Switch this August or September. It’s being developed by Ubisoft with the company’s Snowdrop engine.

Based on Kotaku’s report, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle features turn-based combat, two-player local co-op, and a “goofy sense of humor.” Playable characters include Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Peach, and, four Rabbids dressed up as Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, and Peach.

Kotaku writes about having gotten a look at a particular piece of art that “features Mario and crew wielding guns that shoot laser beams.” We can confirm having seen this as well, and it looks pretty ridiculous – yet amazing.

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Ubisoft has just released a free demo for Just Dance 2017 on the Switch eShop in Europe. The demo will allow you to play the song “Watch me (Whip / Nae Nae)” by Silentó.

Ubisoft issued a couple of launch trailers for the new Switch version of Just Dance 2017. See the new videos for yourself below.

Just Dance 2017 Switch footage

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Just Dance 2017 is one of a few third-party Switch games coming to retail for launch this week. Take a look at some footage below.

Ubisoft is supporting Switch with Just Dance 2017 at the console’s launch. Steep and Rayman Legends Definitive Edition will also be published at some point this year.

During its latest financial call today, Ubisoft once again commented on Switch. The company said it intends to support Switch strongly, and pointed to Pokemon GO as well as Pokemon Sun/Moon as to why it believes in the Nintendo brand.

Also mentioned is that “Nintendo has a good chance to come back strong in the living room”. A few Switch titles are coming by March 2018, though it’s unclear if Ubisoft has anything else in the pipeline beyond what’s been announced.

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Ubisoft updated its official web page for Rayman Legends Definitive Edition. On it, new details about the game are shared.

Rayman Legends Definitive Edition will feature wireless local multiplayer. Up to four players can experience the game together. Additionally, Ubisoft says new features will be included in the Kung Foot mini-game.

The page goes on to mention the usage of Switch’s touch screen and gyroscope features:

“Rayman Legends takes full advantage of the Nintendo Switch and its new controllers capabilities. Undock your Switch device and use the touch screen to take out enemies, manipulate platforms, cut ropes to clear a path and much more. With the gyroscope technology, you can move rotating platform and there are many more surprises to come!”

Rayman Legends Definitive Edition will come out on Switch later this year.

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