Ubisoft have released a Just Dance 2016 playable demo that includes the song Blame by Calvin Harris Ft. John Newman, the trailer for which you can watch above. Although the demo is available for all new-gen consoles (so no Xbox 360 demo) you have to wave a mobile phone around to play the demo on other consoles whereas the Xbox One version supports Kinect 2 for full body tracking, the way dancing games are meant to be played!
There are more details in the following press release:
UBISOFT® LAUNCHES FREE JUST DANCE 2016 DEMO ON NEW-GEN CONSOLES
Just Dance Controller App Turns Smartphones into The Controller on All New-Gen Consoles
London, UK – July 29, 2015 – Today, Ubisoft announced a free* Just Dance 2016 demo on new-gen consoles for players using the Just Dance Controller App. The one song demo is “Blame” by Calvin Harris Ft. John Newman and is now available to download on Nintendo’s Wii U™ system, Xbox One and PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system. The latest installment in the best-selling** music game franchise will launch on October 23 in the UK.
The free Just Dance Controller App, now available for Apple and Android devices and soon to also be available for Windows Phone devices, enables players on new-gen consoles to play Just Dance 2016 without any peripherals or console cameras. The app transforms the player’s smartphone into a game controller that tracks the accuracy of their moves and allows them to navigate intuitively through the game’s menus. To play the demo using the Just Dance Controller App on smartphones, players can simply follow the steps below. On Xbox One, players also have the option to access the demo using Kinect for Xbox One.
1. Download the Just Dance Controller app to your Apple or Android smartphone.***
2. Download the Just Dance 2016 demo to your Wii U™, PlayStation®4 or Xbox One.
3. Connect your smartphone to the same wi-fi network as the console.
4. Select the song and dance holding the phone in your right hand!
With more than 40 new tracks, ranging from Billboard hits to classic throwback favourites, from artists like Mark Ronson Ft. Bruno Mars, Jason Derulo, Meghan Trainor, Calvin Harris Ft. John Newman and Lady Gaga, everyone in the entire family will have a favourite track to dance to in Just Dance 2016.
For the latest information on Just Dance 2016, and on the Just Dance Controller App, including information on the demo, please visit: www.justdancegame.com . Follow Just Dance on Twitter.com/JustDanceGame and use hashtag #JustDance2016.
*On Xbox One, Xbox Live membership required. Additional in-game content available and sold separately.
**Data from NPD Institute in NCSA and from GfK Institute in EMEA – April 2015
** The Controller App to use with the pre-launch demo is only available for Apple and Android smartphones.
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 2014-15 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,464 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com .
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Source: Just Dance YouTube Channel