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Ubisoft has 5 next-gen games for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett

Includes Watch Dogs Legion and Rainbow Six Quarantine that are both CROSS-GEN, includes PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett

By Anthony Garreffa from Oct 31, 2019 @ 19:43 CDT

Ubisoft has confirmed during its recent earnings call with investors that it is working on 5 next-gen AAA games for both the current-gen and next-gen consoles, and by next-gen consoles the company means Sony's new PlayStation 5 and Microsoft's codename Xbox Scarlett console.

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During the call, Ubisoft talked about its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) which runs between April 2020 and March 2021, where in this window we can expect those 5 new AAA games launched on all current and next-gen consoles. Sony will be launching its next-gen PlayStation 5 in December 2020 according to my exclusive report, while Microsoft's next-gen Xbox Scarlett should launch very close to it in the tail end of 2020.

We know that 3 of the new 5 new games will include Watch Dogs Legion, Rainbow Six Quarantine and Gods & Monsters -- while the two other games are a mystery right now. This also means we'll see a PS4 and Xbox One launch of Watch Dogs Legion in March 2020, while a next-gen version will be offered when the PS5 and Xbox Scarlett launch in the end of 2020.

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This causes an issue for both Watch Dogs Legion and Rainbow Six Quarantine, which should both be launching in March 2020. Will gamers buy them in March 2020 as PS4/Xbox One owners knowing they'll buy the PS5 and Xbox Scarlett in late-2020?

The PS4 and Xbox One versions of these games would surely not work on the new PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett consoles, forcing the gamer to buy them twice. But if the PlayStation 5 is genuinely fully backwards compatible, then buying the PS5 version of Watch Dogs Legion or Rainbow Six Quarantine

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