Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora will be released on December 7, and will have open-world co-op support. The open-world Avatar game from Ubisoft was first revealed six years ago, and a release date is finally in sight.
The Avatar franchise stayed shockingly quiet after the first film’s record-breaking box office triumph, but it is finally returning in a big way. Avatar: The Way of Water has surpassed $2 billion in global box receipts, implying that Avatar 4 and 5 are almost certain. In the meantime, fans can look forward to Avatar 3 next year, as well as Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora this December.
Massive Entertainment’s version on open world Pandora will be unleashed on Avatar fans on December 7. Ubisoft’s new Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora demo unveiled a third-person adventure as players explore Pandora’s beautiful jungles on the backs of their ikran.
There will also be first-person shooter gameplay, with players battling the RDA in battles that appear as they came straight out of a Far Cry game. Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora players will be able to enjoy both third-person exploration and first-person shooter gameplay with a friend, according to Ubisoft’s confirmation of online co-op support.
Avatar fans were also treated to a trailer that showed more about the Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora plot, in addition to a gameplay overview.
According to the teaser, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora is set on the planet’s western frontier, an area hitherto undiscovered by the Avatar films. Players assume control of a Na’vi nurtured by the RDA.
The RDA then begins to slaughter the Na’vi under its control, but the player character and a few other Na’vi are saved and placed in cryo slumber. After 15 years, the player character, Na’vi, is free to explore Pandora.
The player character, as a Na’vi raised by the RDA, must relearn what it means to be a Na’vi. In the early missions, players will engage with Na’vi tribes and learn how to bond with their ikran. The player character Na’vi in Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora will be able to link to the planet and increase their skills through a typical skill tree, similar to how the Na’vi in the movies connect to their Spirit Tree.