At Ubisoft’s E3 conference they announced the latest edition of their best selling dancing game franchise, Just Dance 2018, with a performance from a Bebe Rexha, which you can watch above. They seem to be the only company left still supporting Kinect 1 as once again this will be available for both Kinect for Xbox 360 as well as Kinect 2 for Xbox One from October 24th. You can watch the E3 trailer and read more info about Just Dance 2018 in the press release below:
UNLEASH YOUR INNER DANCER WITH JUST DANCE 2018
Turn up the volume on 40+ new hot tracks and 300+ more in Just Dance ® Unlimited including E3 performer Bebe Rexha
LOS ANGELES – June 12, 2017 – Today, at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Ubisoft® announced that Just Dance® 2018, the newest installment of the best-selling* music game franchise of all time, will be available October 24, 2017 in North America, October 26 in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa). At Ubisoft’s press conference, Warner Bros. Records recording artist and featured Just Dance 2018 songlist artist Bebe Rexha performed her latest single “The Way I Are (Dance with Somebody),” a track among the first to be revealed for Just Dance 2018.
Just Dance 2018 offers a fresh and diverse tracklist with more than 40 new songs, and access to over 300 more through Just Dance® Unlimited, the dance-on-demand streaming service**. Songs range from Billboard top hits like Ariana Grande Ft. Nicki Minaj’s “Side to Side” and Bruno Mars’ “24K Magic,” to the best oldies like “Daddy Cool” to K-pop favorites like HyunA’s “Bubble Pop.”
The first tracks revealed at E3 include:
- Rockabye – Clean Bandit Ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie
- 24K Magic – Bruno Mars
- Side To Side – Ariana Grande Ft. Nicki Minaj
- Chantaje – Shakira Ft. Maluma
- Naughty Girl – Beyoncé
- The Way I Are (Dance With Somebody) – Bebe Rexha Ft. Lil Wayne
- Automaton – Jamiroquai
- Bubble Pop! – HyunA
- Love Ward – Hatsune Miku
- Make it Jingle – Big Freedia
- Daddy Cool – Groove Century
- …and many more!
More accessible than ever, Just Dance 2018 can be played on Nintendo Switch™ system, with up to six players at the same time using a Joy-Con™ controller or by using the Just Dance Controller app (which turns your smartphone into a controller). For the first time, Just Dance 2018 will use the HD rumble technology to develop interesting Double Rumble choreographies based on this vibration system, which makes the overall Just Dance experience even more immersive. And with the new interface, browsing the game has never been so easy, so players are only a couple clicks away from dancing!
“Since the launch of the franchise we committed ourselves to offering the most accessible Just Dance experience to get the whole world dancing,” said Marine de La Seiglière, Executive Producer. “We’re proud of this new version of Just Dance that fits with the diversity of our players’ preferences today and gives them the opportunity to dance the way they like, anywhere and at anytime, whether they are a party starter, a young dancer in the making or a pro dancer looking for new challenges.”
A passionate community of 120 million players around the world is also ready to start the party with the return of World Dance Floor, the world’s best online multiplayer dance floor, bringing even more challenges in co-op or competition. The youngest players will also have their own Kids section, integrating 8 new choreographies developed with the help of kids’ experts to encourage healthy movement.
The Just Dance Unlimited streaming service is now better than ever with more fresh content planned throughout the year, including more than 300 songs available at the launch of Just Dance 2018. A three-month trial of Just Dance Unlimited is included in every copy of Just Dance 2018**. The Just Dance Controller App also makes the game more accessible for current-gen owners with its phone scoring technology that allows players to dance without additional accessories like cameras.
Just Dance 2018 will be available on all motion-control gaming platforms, including Nintendo Switch™, Wii U™, Wii™, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.
For the latest information on Just Dance 2018, the Just Dance Controller app, or Just Dance Unlimited, please visit: www.justdancegame.com . Follow Just Dance on Twitter @JustDanceGame and use hashtag #JustDance2018.
- Data from NPD Institute in NCSA and from GfK Institute in EMEA – April 2015
** Available on Wii U, Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch
About Just Dance Controller App
The free Just Dance Controller App enables players to use their smartphone to play the game without any peripherals or added console cameras. The app transforms the player’s smartphone into a motion sensor that tracks the accuracy of their moves and allows them to navigate through the game and watch Just Dance content on the go.
Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, Tom Clancy’s video game series, Rayman, Far Cry and Watch Dogs. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2016-17 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,460 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoft.com.
© 2017 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Just Dance, Ubisoft, and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries. Nintendo Switch is a trademark of Nintendo. ©2017 Nintendo. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Are you a Just Dance fan and looking forward to this year’s game? And if you still only have Kinect for Xbox 360 are you happy to see Ubisoft still giving it a little support? Let us know in the comments below or in our Kinect Games Forum (Xbox 360) or Kinect 2 Games Forum (Xbox One).
Source: Just Dance YouTube Channel