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Ubisoft today unveiled the Just Dance 2023 edition at the Ubisoft Forward event. The game is the 14th title in a series that has sold more than 80 million copies.
The game will launch on November 22 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S.
The game is available for pre-order on Nintendo Switch at the Ubisoft Store. The game will also be available on Stadia at a later date.
This year, Just Dance is entering a new era as a dance-on-demand platform, providing players with continuous free content updates and even more ways to get moving.
For the first time in the Just Dance franchise, players can enjoy the full game online with up to five of their friends or other players around the world with online groups.
All players are connected to the host’s menu, allowing them to interact with each other through the new emote sticker system, choose songs and hit the dance floor together, no matter where they are.
Online groups support cross-play, while players can also continue to enjoy local multiplayer.
Just Dance also features a new art style with a focus on immersive 3D worlds and intuitive navigation menus. It has an improved recommendation system that allows players to personalize playlists and curate songs.
Players can rise in the ranks with the brand new progression system, allowing them to earn in-game points for each dance completed. These points go towards unlocking new rewards, such as customizing dancer cards for the first time in Just Dance.
Players can customize their dancer card to suit their own personality by customizing the avatar, background, name badge and alias. They can also redeem points to receive emote stickers, which can be used to interact with other players in online groups.
Just Dance offers regular, ongoing updates, so players can expect new game modes, songs and themed seasons in the coming years. The game features 40 new songs and universes, from top hits, viral internet phenomena and original songs, including: Physical by Dua Lipa, More by K/DA Ft. Madison Beer, (G)I-DLE, Lexie Liu, Jaira Burns & Seraphine; Can’t stop the feeling by Justin Timberlake; love my country by Zara Larsson; Locked out of heaven by Bruno Mars; Stay by The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber; and more.
The series has reached 140 million players since its debut in 2009. Ubisoft built the game with teams in Paris, Pune, Shanghai and Bombay. It has more than 500 dances. Speaking at a press event, creative director Matthew Tomkinson and senior producer Claire Bjorn said the mission was to provide people with more ways to dance in an effort to promote self-expression.
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