Large Update to Release on August 6 Including New Warmonger Hero and Renewal of Combat System with a Core Combat Update
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — July 24, 2020 — Ubisoft has announced that For Honor will kick off a free weekend today through July 26, available now for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices, and Windows PC. Free Weekend players will have full access to the Standard Edition of For Honor, which includes the story mode, all multiplayer game modes, 26 heroes, and 30 maps.
Starting today, For Honor will be free to download and play* until July 28 at 6AM AEST on Uplay, Steam, Epic Store and July 27 at 4:59 PM AEST on PS4 and Xbox One. Players who want to keep battling after the weekend ends can carry on their progression and heroes to the full version of For Honor, which will be available to purchase for up to 80% off on Steam (until July 27), Uplay (until July 30), Xbox One (until August 3), the Epic Store (until August 6) and PS4 (until August 4).
Additionally, For Honor just kicked off A Tyrant’s Test, an evolution of the fan favorite Test Your Metal PvAi game mode that will unleash some of For Honor’s darkest heroes.
This event will lead into the release of a large Title Update on August 6, which will add the new Warmonger Hero. Players will be able to unlock the new Hero either by purchasing it on first party store as part of a package including new Hero, 1 exclusive Ornament, 1 Elite Outfit, seven days of Champion Status or only the Hero with 15,000 steel on August 20.
To help players take on Heathmoor’s most challenging threats yet, For Honor will also be updating its combat experience with the core combat update, implementing a series of sweeping changes to the gameplay experience geared towards a more offensive play style. For more information on this new dynamic system, please visit: forhonorgame.com/fight-system-debrief
For more information on the free weekend, please visit freeweekend.ubisoft.com/for-honor.
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*To play the game, players will need PS Plus for PS4 or Xbox Live Gold for Xbox One.
About For Honor
Developed by Ubisoft Montreal in collaboration with other Ubisoft studios,** For Honor offers an engaging campaign and thrilling multiplayer modes. Players embody warriors of the four great factions – the bold Knights, the brutal Vikings, the deadly Samurai and the fearsome Wu Lin – fighting to the death on intense and believable melee battlefields. The Art of Battle, the game’s innovative combat system that puts players in total control of their warriors, allows them to utilize the unique skills and combat style of each hero to vanquish all enemies who stand in their way.
**Associate Ubisoft studios include Quebec, Toronto and Blue Byte. Additional development from Studio Gobo.
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