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Ubisoft announces the final details of the Just Dance World Cup 2019

Dance up a storm

LONDON, UK – March 25th, 2019 – Today, Ubisoft® unveiled the final details of the Just Dance World Cup Grand Finals 2019, which will take place in Brazil on March 30th, including the hosts & jury members, along with the scoring methods of the competition. The top seventeen players in the world will compete for the title of World Champion and attempt to dethrone the 2-time champion Umutcan Tutuncu, representing Turkey. The Grand Finals final stages will be streamed on the Ubisoft Twitch and Facebook Channels.

FORMAT
The eighteen players* will compete on a Best-of-three** format based on their scoring (Just Dance points) – the first player with two points wins the match and continues the competition. The broadcast of the Grand Finals will start on the Ubisoft Twitch Channel as soon as the six final champions of the competition have been selected i.e. March 30th, 8PM GMT: https://www.twitch.tv/ubisoft.

HOST & JURY MEMBERS
Once the six final champions have been selected, an international jury, hosting by the famous Brazilian presenter, journalist, producer and YouTuber Fernanda Pineda, will join the competition for the final stages of the Grand Finals:

Jayden Rodrigues: Australian dancer and Just Dance ambassador
Jerky Jessy: French dancer and Just Dance choreographer
Maira Medeiros: Brazilian influencer
The jury members will evaluate the performance of the players in conjunction with the scoring.

SCORING METHOD
This year, if there is a draw, the battle will be defined by a vote through the Twitch chat (https://www.twitch.tv/ubisoft), where the public will decide who was the better dancer.

SONGLIST
The eighteen players will compete on the following tracklist of songs:

Familiar - Liam Payne & J Balvin
Havana - Camila Cabello
I Feel It Coming - The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk
Narco - Blasterjaxx & Timmy Trumpet
Rhythm of the night - Corona (Ultraclub 90)
Shaky Shaky - Daddy Yankee
Water Me - Lizzo
I'm Still Standing - Top Culture - Elton John
Adeyyo - Ece Seçkin
New Rules - Dua Lipa
Sweet Little Unforgettable Thing - Bea Miller
No Tears Left To Cry - Ariana Grande
Un Poco Loco - Disney•Pixar's Coco
Calypso - Luis Fonsi Ft. Stefflon Don
Sangria Wine - Pharrell Williams x Camila Cabello
Hala Bel Khamis - Maan Barghouth
One Kiss - Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa
New World- Krewella & Yellow Claw ft. VaVa
Ça Plane Pour Moi- Bob Platine
Karaoke Forever (卡拉永遠) - Alan Tam (谭咏麟)
Work Work ALT - Britney Spears
Finesse ALT - Bruno Mars Ft. Cardi B
New Rules ALT - Dua Lipa
OMG ALT - Arash Ft. Snoop Dogg
Mad Love ALT - Sean Paul, David Guetta Ft. Becky G
Bang2019 ALT – BIGBANG
Make Me Feel – Janelle Monáe

The Just Dance World Cup final stages will be broadcasted live in English and Brazilian Portuguese through the official channels of Ubisoft on YouTube, Facebook and Twitch.

For more information about Just Dance World Cup, please visit https://www.justdanceworldcup.com/

For more information about Just Dance and the other games of Ubisoft, please visit http://news.ubisoft.com

Just Dance Unlimited - 'Lush Life by Zara' Larsson trailer

I do love a good bath bomb

Wherever life takes you, Just Dance 2019 beats to the rhythm of your life moments! Whether there’s something to celebrate or for no reason at all, Just Dance is there for every occasion! Lush Life by Zara Larsson is now on Just Dance Unlimited!

Just Dance 2019 hit with a delay in Japan

Just Delay

Well this is a bit strange. Earlier this week, Ubisoft confirmed Just Dance 2019 for release in Japan, alongside news of a March 20th, 2019 release date. Just a couple days later, and that date has been taken back. Instead of launching on March 20th, 2019, Ubisoft now has the game listed as 'TBD.' We're not quite sure what could have gone wrong with the release date in the span of two days, but I guess it's pretty serious!

Celebrate the carnival with a new themed-update in Just Dance 2019 today

It's carnival season, I guess?

LONDON, UK— March 7th, 2019 — Today, Ubisoft announced the second major update for Just Dance 2019: “Crazy Carnival”. This themed update celebrates the Carnival Season and will offer Just Dance 2019 owners free content including playlists and online contests. Additionally, new exclusive songs and some Just Dance iconic songs will be released on Just Dance Unlimited, the successful demand-streaming-service allowing owners to access more than 400 songs and numerous new content implemented all year long.

Following the first update “Holiday Celebration” back in December, the “Crazy Carnival” is the second of the four major updates dedicated to specific themes to celebrate emblematic moments throughout the year in Just Dance 2019. The updates, which invite the players to get into the carnival spirit, will be live on March 7th delivering three new songs accessible via Just Dance 2019 with an ongoing Just Dance Unlimited subscription or an active trial period:

Medicina, Anitta.
Lush Life, Zara Larsson.
Criminal, Natti Natasha & Ozuna.
Players of Just Dance 2019 who don’t have access to Just Dance Unlimited will still be able to enter the carnival spirit with a special playlist “Latin Flavors”, available from March 7th until March 27th. The playlist includes eleven maps of the current Just Dance catalogue:
Despacito, Luis Fonsi Ft. Daddy Yankee.
El Tiki, Maluma.
Hips Don’t Lie, Shakira Ft. Wyclef Jean.
Obsesión, Aventura.
Rabiosa, Shakira Ft. El Cata.
Calypso, Luis Fonsi Ft. Stefflon Don.
Chantaje, Shakira Ft. Maluma.
Havana, Camila Cabello.
TOY, Netta.
Carnaval Boom, Latino Sunset.
Bailar, Deorro Ft. Elvis Crespo.

Along with the release of those content, the Just Dance team will launch Carnival themed free events* on the World Dancefloor, the online mode of Just Dance accessible to all the Just Dance 2019 owners for free. Players can join dancers from all over the world to defeat 3 new Carnival Bosses, participate in a Carnival Tournament or try out Just Dance Unlimited songs for free, for a limited time:

3 new Carnival Bosses

New Carnival Tournament – available on March 8th, March 15th and March 22nd at 6PM GMT.

A Happy Hour for Just Dance Unlimited happening every day from March 7 to March 27 from 5PM GMT until 6PM GMT. During this Happy Hour players will have free access to any Just Dance Unlimited song in the World Dancefloor: the perfect way to boost their party!

Just Dance 2019 heading to Japan

Well that took a long time!


It's been awhile since Just Dance 2019 launched in NA/EU, but our friends in Japan have been patiently waiting for localization news. Thankfully that announcement has come, and Just Dance 2019 will hit Japan on March 20th, 2019, priced at ¥6,264. The game will be an eShop-only release, and includes the same Western artists and track list that we got.

Nickelodeon's 2019 Kids' Choice Awards 'Favorite Video Game' category nominees revealed

The Nickelodeon 2019 Kids' Choice Awards are airing on March 23rd, 2019, and will be hosted by DJ Khaled. In the lead-up to the event, voting has opened for the various categories. The Favorite Video Game category includes the following nominees.

1. Just Dance 2019
2. Marvel's Spider-Man
3. Super Mario Party
4. LEGO The Incredibles
5. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Cast your vote here (thanks Magitroopa!)

Just Dance 2019 - Swish Swish (VIP Alternate) Umutcan Gameplay

Check out our reigning Just Dance World Cup champion Umutcan in his VIP alternate version of Swish Swish by Katy Perry Ft. Nicki Minaj on Just Dance Unlimited!

Just Dance movie in the works

The next game-to-movie adaptation has been announced, and it's not one anyone was expecting. Believe it or not, Just Dance is set for a silver screen adaptation. Here's the details we have as of now.

- Screen Gems has acquired the motion picture rights to Just Dance
- multiple studios competed for the deal
- Ubisoft Film and Television and Olive Bridge Entertainment will develop and produce the project
- Jason Altman and Margaret Boykin will produce for Ubisoft Film and Television
- Jodi Hildebrand and Will Gluck will produce for Olive Bridge Entertainment
- a script has been written
- Will Gluck might be directing
- Eric Paquette and Brian Dukes are overseeing for Screen Gems

Just Dance 2019 - patch available today, holiday celebration event kicking off, calendar of content for 2019

Today we’re thrilled to announce to you the latest improvements we have made to Just Dance 2019 based on the feedback we have received directly from you, the Community.

The update will be available as of 09:00 CET/24:00 PDT on Thursday, December 20 on Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch, and will also be available at 10:00AM ETC Friday, December 21 on WiiU. The size of the update will be 307 MB on Nintendo Switch, 618 MB on Xbox One, 627 MB on PS4 (SIE & SIA), 420 MB on Wii U (NOA) and 512.59 MB on Wii U (NOE). Please note that you will need to update and restart your game before you will be able to access our online features.

Find below all of the improvements and changes that our newest update is bringing to Just Dance 2019.

GENERAL USER INTERFACE IMPROVEMENTS:

- Menus and navigation, Home Tab, Profile Tab, Songs Tab, Ubisoft Club and Just Dance Unlimited pages, Pause menu and Settings page, Pop-up messages, and Tutorial Screens have all been improved for a better user experience.

KIDS MODE:

- Kids Mode has been made even safer for our young players and their parents. Now, the Just Dance Unlimited songs no longer appear in the Kids Mode song list unless the subscription to the service has already been activated from the Just Dance Classic Mode.

PLAYLIST CREATION AND MANAGEMENT:

- You can now create your own Custom Playlist from the “+” button in the Playlists Tab or from the pop-up triggered by pressing “Add to Playlist” when a song is highlighted.
- Songs can be added to any Custom Playlist from almost anywhere in the game including the Home Tab, Songs Tab, Search Tab, and the Score and Rewards Recaps.
- It is now possible to navigate through the banner of the playlist to change the order of, or add songs to the tracklist whenever you wish to your Custom Playlists.

HOME SCREEN:

- You will now find “Behind the Scenes” and “Welcome” videos displayed in the Home Screen of Just Dance 2019.

SONG NAVIGATION:

- The trigger buttons on controllers that have them now allow jumping between sorted sections.

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS:

- We’ve made it easier to create a Ubisoft Club account on Nintendo Switch and WiiU.
- You will now see a display of the scores performed on previous versions of Just Dance on the Song Banner in the Songs Tab section.

Get ready for our Holiday Celebration Event! Login to Just Dance Unlimited and celebrate the holidays with all new songs, fantastic challenges, and so much more.

Just Dance 2019 - The Making of Jingle Bells video featurette

Come see the making of Just Dance 2019 and check out behind the scenes footage of Jingle Bells.