Today, Ubisoft announced that Nintendo Wii U owners can now download the Rayman Legends Challenges application on the Nintendo e-Shop for free. Players will be able to experience the Online Challenges Mode through the release of the complete Rayman Legends game. Rayman Legends will be available on the PS3, Xbox and Nintendo Wii U on August 30th.
The Wii U exclusive Online Challenges App is a totally free application containing the Online Challenges Mode of Rayman Legends. In this game mode players will find updated Daily and Weekly Challenges to compete online with their friends and players from all around the world.
The Online Challenges Mode includes:
A crazy run through the Land of the Livid Dead,
Dizzying descent into the Neverending Pit,
A fast and frantic sprint through the Infinite Tower,
A synchronized adventure through Murfy’s Dungeon, a challenge dedicated to the Wii U GamePad where one player controls as Murfy on the touch screen while another controls one of the classic characters such as Rayman.
The demo will also allow players to discover and improve on their Awesomeness Level, which can be increased by winning cups at the end of challenges and levels. The bigger the cup you win, the more points you will earn. Similar to experience level, players will increase their Awesomeness Level to unlock the Daily and Weekly Extreme Challenges dedicated to the most competitive Rayman Legends players. Additionally, players can collect lums during the challenges to unlock several exclusive characters throughout the game.
Rayman Legends retains the fantasy appeal of its predecessor while adding a multitude of clever and entertaining gaming modes, new characters, new environments and a new soundtrack. The award-winning team of artists, designers and composers from Origins has also returned with an advanced UbiArt engine to include multi-dimension gameplay elements, an improved lighting system and updated game rendering that elevate Rayman’s graphics to the next level.
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