The game, which has been announced several years ago, was first showcased in a bit more detail at this year’s E3.
We are not joking: Massive Entertainment (who have recently been working on The Division games) announced in February 2017, so over four years ago that they are working on a new Avatar title, and already back then, we suspected that it would launch near the arrival of the second movie. (And currently, Avatar 2 is planned to premiere on December 16 2022.) We weren’t far off: Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, according to Ubisoft, is launching in 2022…
Here is an overview of the game by the publisher: „Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora is a first-person, action-adventure game developed by Massive Entertainment—a Ubisoft studio, in collaboration with Lightstorm Entertainment and Disney. Built using the latest iteration of the Snowdrop engine, and developed exclusively for the new generation of consoles and PC, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora brings to life the alluring world of Pandora with all of its beauty and danger in an immersive, open-world experience.
In this new, standalone story, play as a Na’vi and embark on a journey across the Western Frontier, a never-before-seen part of Pandora. Explore a living and reactive world inhabited by unique creatures and new characters, and push back the formidable RDA forces that threaten it,” Ubisoft wrote. So Massive is working together with the film’s production and distribution company, respectively (as 20th Century Studios is owned by Disney). They’re likely going to use the same Ubisoft formula as in Watch Dogs, Far Cry, and Assassin’s Creed.
Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora will launch in 2022 (we predict a November or December launch window) on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PC (likely Uplay and Epic Games Store), Amazon Luna, and Google Stadia.