This year’s edition of Ubisoft’s popular dancing game franchise, Just Dance 2016, is out now worldwide for Kinect for Xbox 360 and Kinect 2 for Xbox One. Since the launch trailer is all about playing with phones I’ve embeded a behind-the-scenes trailer above instead, because only people like Satya Nadella and Phil Spencer would want to play Just Dance 2016 by waving a phone about instead of using a Kinect for full body tracking! You can read more info in the following press release:
GRAB YOUR SMARTPHONE AND PLAY JUST DANCE 2016
THE JUST DANCE CONTROLLER APP OPENS UP THE DANCEFLOOR FOR ALL NEW-GEN CONSOLES
London, UK – October 23, 2015 – Today, Ubisoft® announced Just Dance® 2016, the latest installment of the top-selling music game franchise*, is now available on all motion-control gaming platforms, including the Wii™, Wii U™, Xbox One, Xbox 360, the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system. Just Dance 2016 opens up the dance floor to millions of players who will now be able to utilise their smartphone as the controller.
The free Just Dance Controller App enables players on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Wii U to use their Apple, Android or Windows Phone devices** to play the game, without any peripherals or added console cameras, and also lets players navigate through the game via the phone itself.
“With Just Dance 2016, we’re back and better than ever in so many ways,” said Jason Altman, Executive Producer, at Ubisoft Paris. “The accessibility of the Just Dance Controller App allows many more people to play the game, enjoy the eclectic tracklist and dance along with new visuals that will have everyone in the family excited.”
Launching alongside the game itself is the all-new Just Dance Unlimited subscription streaming service, available for new-gen owners, that allows players on Just Dance 2016 to access exclusive songs such as Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix) by OMI, along with alternate choreographies, and the best tracks from previous Just Dance games. By subscribing to Just Dance Unlimited, players will enjoy more than 150 songs at launch and even more throughout the year. Also, players will have access to a one month trial of Just Dance unlimited, in all copies of the game for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and the Nintendo Wii U™ system.
The Just dance 2016 tracklist ranges from Billboard hits to classic throwback favourites to songs of the summer – literally something for everyone. The entire family will have a favourite track to dance to. The full tracklist includes:
- “Want to Want Me” by Jason Derulo
- “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson Ft. Bruno Mars
- “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor
- “Hey Mama” by David Guetta Ft. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack
- “Blame” by Calvin Harris Ft. John Newman
- “Born This Way” by Lady Gaga
- “This Is How We Do” by Katy Perry
- “Heartbeat Song” by Kelly Clarkson
- “You’re The One That I Want” by From the Movie Grease
- “No Control” by One Direction
- “Rabiosa” by Shakira Ft. El Cata
- “Fancy” by Iggy Azalea Ft. Charli XCX
- “Same Old Love” by Selena Gomez
- “Cool For The Summer” by Demi Lovato
For the latest information on Just Dance 2016 and the Just Dance Controller app free demo, please visit: www.justdancegame.com . Follow Just Dance on Twitter @JustDanceGame and use hashtag #JustDance2016.
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* Data from NPD Institute in NCSA and from GfK Institute in EMEA – April 2015
**Windows Phone app, available at launch, will only be compatible with the Xbox One version of Just Dance 2016.
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