Ubisoft announced that Valiant Hearts: the Great War is now available to download on Xbox LIVE for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One, the PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, and PC Digital, at the price of £11.99.
Valiant Hearts: The Great War is the story of crossed destinies and a broken love in a world torn apart. It gives players the chance to live a touching yet comical adventure which focuses on the journey of four people as they brave the battles and difficulties of the Great War following their faithful canine companion. All of the main characters are inextricably drawn together, and friendship, love, sacrifice and tragedy befall each as they help each other to retain their humanity against the horrors of war.
Valiant Hearts: The Great War is being developed by a small team at Ubisoft Montpellier, known for their work on titles like Beyond Good & Evil, Rayman Origins and Rayman Legends. The team is using the UbiArt Framework to easily and efficiently animate the game’s comic-book style, which consists of a wide-ranging colour palette from the dank trenches to green forests and snowy fields that provides stunning scenic variety and visual contrast. Ubisoft’s UbiArt Framework is a powerful engine that lets programmers and artists to bring their art to life by allowing original concept art to be inserted unedited into the game world.
Why not watch the exclusive interview with Gregory Hermittant and Guillaume Cerda, who are both Associate Producers on Valiant Hearts: The Great War to talk about the influences on the game.