The game will release on PC as well as consoles, and is being developed with the same engine the team used to create The Division - the Snowdrop engine. Ubisoft'sJames Cameron's Avatar: The Game, released in 2009 to a collective critical sigh.
They have absolutely no details to share on the project other than that players will return to the magical world of Pandora, which defies our known logic and features giant blue cat people running around in loin cloths and tiger teeth.
The team at Massive is now recruiting for positions on the Avatar game.
Ubisoft has announced that the studio behind Tom Clancy's The Division is working on a new AAA title based on James Cameron's Avatar series.
"[The game] should be the ultimate experience, where you actually go to Pandora, and where you can live an alternative life on the moon", creative director Magnus Jansen said in the video.
Coincidently, the confirmation of the Avatar game comes just a day after it was revealed that Avatar 2 would begin filming in August.
Fox Interactive, a division of the newly-formed FoxNext group, produces award-winning games and apps based on Twentieth Century Fox's globally-recognized film and television properties. "It's a privilege to work with them and we're honored that they've entrusted us to create an experience worthy of the Avatar name". Likewise, Massive's website has been pushing for new hires along development, narrative and art design. The said sequel has been delayed multiple times with its release date now 2018 from an earlier 2016 target. Open positions can be found here: http://www.massive.se/careers/. Currently, the developers require a huge workforce to complete this overhauling Avatar video game.