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  UBISOFT ANNOUNCES THE FINAL DETAILS OF THE JUST DANCE WORLD CUP 2019
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03/25/2019
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

TRAILER (YOUTUBE)

LONDON, UK – March 25th, 2019 – Today, Ubisoft® unveiled the final details of the Just Dance World Cup Grand Finals 2019, which will take place in Brazil on March 30th, including the hosts & jury members, along with the scoring methods of the competition. The top seventeen players in the world will compete for the title of World Champion and attempt to dethrone the 2-time champion Umutcan Tutuncu, representing Turkey. The Grand Finals final stages will be streamed on the Ubisoft Twitch and Facebook Channels. 

FORMAT

The eighteen players* will compete on a Best-of-three** format based on their scoring (Just Dance points) – the first player with two points wins the match and continues the competition. The broadcast of the Grand Finals will start on the Ubisoft Twitch Channel as soon as the six final champions of the competition have been selected i.e. March 30th, 8PM GMT: https://www.twitch.tv/ubisoft.

HOST & JURY MEMBERS

Once the six final champions have been selected, an international jury, hosting by the famous Brazilian presenter, journalist, producer and YouTuber Fernanda Pineda, will join the competition for the final stages of the Grand Finals:

  • Jayden Rodrigues: Australian dancer and Just Dance ambassador
  • Jerky Jessy: French dancer and Just Dance choreographer
  • Maira Medeiros: Brazilian influencer
The jury members will evaluate the performance of the players in conjunction with the scoring.

SCORING METHOD

This year, if there is a draw, the battle will be defined by a vote through the Twitch chat (https://www.twitch.tv/ubisoft), where the public will decide who was the better dancer.

SONGLIST

The eighteen players will compete on the following tracklist of songs:

 

  • Familiar - Liam Payne & J Balvin
  • Havana - Camila Cabello
  • I Feel It Coming - The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk
  • Narco - Blasterjaxx & Timmy Trumpet
  • Rhythm of the night - Corona (Ultraclub 90)
  • Shaky Shaky - Daddy Yankee
  • Water Me - Lizzo
  • I'm Still Standing - Top Culture - Elton John
  • Adeyyo - Ece Seçkin
  • New Rules - Dua Lipa
  • Sweet Little Unforgettable Thing - Bea Miller
  • No Tears Left To Cry - Ariana Grande
  • Un Poco Loco - Disney•Pixar's Coco
  • Calypso - Luis Fonsi Ft. Stefflon Don
  • Sangria Wine - Pharrell Williams x Camila Cabello
  • Hala Bel Khamis - Maan Barghouth
  • One Kiss - Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa
  • New World- Krewella & Yellow Claw ft. VaVa
  • Ça Plane Pour Moi- Bob Platine
  • Karaoke Forever (卡拉永遠) - Alan Tam (谭咏麟)
  • Work Work ALT - Britney Spears
  • Finesse ALT - Bruno Mars Ft. Cardi B
  • New Rules ALT - Dua Lipa
  • OMG ALT - Arash Ft. Snoop Dogg
  • Mad Love ALT - Sean Paul, David Guetta Ft. Becky G
  • Bang2019 ALT – BIGBANG
  • Make Me Feel – Janelle Monáe

 

The Just Dance World Cup final stages will be broadcasted live in English and Brazilian Portuguese through the official channels of Ubisoft on YouTube, Facebook and Twitch.

For more information about Just Dance World Cup, please visit https://www.justdanceworldcup.com/

For more information about Just Dance and the other games of Ubisoft, please visit http://news.ubisoft.com

*To learn more about the champions, check out the article: https://www.justdanceworldcup.com/int/jdwc-champions

**To learn more about the rules of the competition, check out this article: https://static2.cdn.ubi.com/gamesites/just-dance-WC19/rules/JDWC2019_RULES_GRANDFINALS.pdf

 About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, Tom Clancy’s video game series, Rayman, Far Cry and Watch Dogs. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2017-18 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,732 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoft.com.

 

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