Rayman Legends Receives Official Launch Date

Rayman Legends has received an official release date for early 2013.

Despite initial delays, Ubisoft has now confirmed that the Wii U-exclusive game, Rayman Legends, will be released in North America on February 26, 2013. If you can’t wait to get your hands on this latest Rayman game, a demo will also be made available through the Nintendo eShop worldwide on December 13, 2012.

Synopsis: The classic cast of Rayman, Globox and the Teensies return and are joined by new characters Murphy and Barbara as they embark on a fantasy adventure through a series of legendary worlds with new environments and enemies. Developed exclusively for Wii U, Rayman Legends expands beyond the traditional platforming experience by utilizing the Wii U GamePad in an array of innovative ways to interact with the game. Players can use the Touch Screen on the GamePad to take out enemies, cut ropes to clear a path and move rotating platforms with the gyroscope technology. Rayman Legends features a fresh gameplay adventure to enjoy alone or with friends, and a plethora of creatively themed levels including several musical maps intricately set to popular and original music, a gorgeous underwater haven and a flourishing beanstalk environment. -Ubisoft

Rayman Legends will also be released in EMEA territories on February 28, and March 1 in the UK.