Far Cry 6, Ubisoft Forward, Retro Backwards Compatibility

On this episode of Video Games 2 the MAX hosts Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss the Ubisoft Forward event. They give thoughts on the gameplay reveals of Watch Dogs: Legion, Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, and the announcement of Far Cry 6 starring Giancarlo Esposito. There’s also discussion on Ubisoft executives leaving due to the misconduct allegations and the revamp of Ubisoft’s naval combat game Skull & Bones too.

The guys also talk about the Devolver Digital Expo, EA UFC 4 announced, and the Sony patent that once again gives hope of possible PlayStation 1, 2, and 3 backward compatibilities.

Plus, Marc is playing Mr. Driller in Drill Land and Sean has finally finished Xenoblade Chronicles: Future Connected and now has moved on to Crosscode.


Games We Are Playing: Xenoblade Chronicles: Future Connected (1:00), Crosscode (2:40), Mr. Driller in Drill Land (3:48), Code Vein (5:55)

Main Topic: Ubisoft Forward (11:10)

Headlines: Skull & Bones Revamped (29:15), Ubisoft executives exit (34:18), EA UFC 4 Announced (36:30), Devolver Digital Expo (39:49), Ideas on what Microsoft could announce (42:10), Sony patent hints at further backward compatibility (48:45)

Discussing The Far Cry 6 Reveal And More From the Ubisoft Forward Event

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Video Games 2 the MAX is a podcast where Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison get together to talk about everything involving Video Games. Twice a week, every week, they discuss what they are playing or reviewing, the gaming news of the week, upcoming games, a special topic, and more.

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Sean Garmer

Sean Garmer has a long history with video games, since childhood. But truly, things got serious when he discovered Pokemon on the Gameboy, and thus his Japanese RPG fandom was born. Sean has channeled that love of games into reviewing them. He also analyzes the games industry on the Video Games 2 the MAX podcast and writes on various sites. Sean pretty much plays any kind of game nowadays, but he still prefers his first love, the JRPG.

Marc Morrison

Marc Morrison brings years of experience writing about games (and of course, playing them) to Video Games 2 the MAX. He currently writes a Top 8 column every week at 411mania and also reviews games. Marc plays all different kinds of games and takes analyzing them to heart.

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