June 20th, 2017

Pleasing platforms: Rayman Legends jumping to PC in August

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Gasp, and shock, and swoon! Brightly-coloured platformer Rayman Legends is making a leap onto our favourite type of platform – PC.

This is weird for two reasons. Firstly: a publisher announcing that a console-centric game is coming to PC, before the console versions are out? That’s just weird. Secondly: a Ubisoft game coming out on PC the same day as console versions? That’s weirder.

What it isn’t, however, is bad news. Rayman Origins was a beautiful platformer that, at times, touched Mario levels of design perfection, and the fact that its sequel wasn’t coming to PC was always a bit sad. But now it is! Hurray! Let’s hope it maintains the same wonderfully high standards.

PC users also get a rather neat deal. If you pre-order the game on the Ubi store, you get Rayman Origins for free. I suspect that most people who are interested in Rayman Legends already have Rayman Origins, but what the hell – if you haven’t already played that, you really, really should.

Rayman Legends will hit PC on 30 August – the same day as the console versions come out – assuming that Ubisoft don’t delay it because of piracy or More Work Needed or something. PC screens below!

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  • Tim McDonald

    Tim has been playing PC games for longer than he’s willing to admit. He’s written for a number of publications, but has been with PC Invasion – in all its various incarnations – for over a decade. When not writing things about games, Tim can occasionally be found speedrunning some really terrible ones, making people angry in Dota 2, or playing something obscure and random. He’s also weirdly proud of his status as (probably) the Isle of Man’s only professional games journalist.