Ubisoft adapting Watch Dogs into TV present for tweens


After the success of Ubisoft’s Rabbids Invasion collection on Netflix, the corporate is creating different standard sport franchises it owns into TV collection. But not all of them are for the viewers you’d count on.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the developer is Ubisoftening the Watch Dogs franchise to show it right into a “tamer ‘cybermystery'” collection aimed toward tweens (to save lots of you a Google, the preteen age vary of 8 – 12). As seen within the idea artwork beneath, it appears to be like just like the collection can be animated and doubtlessly characteristic a younger protagonist with some kind of hacker-esque alter-ego.

Concept artwork offered by Ubisoft to The Hollywood Reporter.

Far Cry 3 will obtain an identical remedy, with a younger grownup collection based mostly off its Blood Dragon DLC involving Netflix’s Castlevania producer, Adi Shankar. Named Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Vibe, it is going to supposedly kind a “multiverse” with different Ubisoft titles.

On high of that, Ubisoft is making an animated sketch comedy about online game tradition, a comedy-adventure present impressed by Rayman, and one other collection titled Hungry Shark Squad, which, as you in all probability guessed, relies off the Hungry Shark cellular sport.

Ubisoft’s in-house animation studio features a group tasked with bringing its video games to different media, in addition to collaborating with outdoors companions like Netflix. Helene Juguet, Ubisoft’s movie and tv managing director, informed The Hollywood Reporter this “incubator” group’s key challenge “is to translate the essence of video video games” to show it into “modern, visible and fascinating storytelling in animation”.

With each Doom and The Witcher being tailored into to TV reveals too, possibly video video games’ streak of lackluster movies can be changed with just a few respectable TV variations. Or possibly the Watch Dogs collection can be a cringey present for eight 12 months olds. The potentialities are countless.


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