Project U: Ubisoft opens playtesting signups for new session-based co-op shooter


Ubisoft has announced playtesting for a new cooperative shooter, Project U. The PvE game is billed as a new concept – “session-based”, which unites players to prevail against an “overwhelming threat”. The title is currently in early development, with closed test registrations open only to PC gamers, especially those residing in Western Europe. The game will be entirely in English and its system requirements will be listed on the website. Currently, there is no set date for the start of Project U’s closed beta or details on when it will expand to consoles.

As mentioned, Project U testing will be limited to residents of Western Europe, including France, Germany, UK, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Netherlands Bas, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland, Portugal, Spain and Italy. . Following registration, the selected players will be notified by mail, with an invitation. That said, the system requirements for a fast-paced online shooter as such are quite demanding.

System Requirements For Ubisoft Project U PC

The official site does not mention the screen resolution, but one would assume it is the Full HD 1920×1080 standard.

Project U minimum system requirements to run at 30 fps

  • Processor (CPU): Intel Core i5-4460 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200
  • Graphics (GPU): Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 (8 GB VRAM) or AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 (8 GB VRAM)
  • RAM: 16 GB dual channel

Project U recommended system requirements to run at 60 fps

  • Processor (CPU): Intel Core i7-6700K or AMD Ryzen 5 2600
  • Graphics (GPU): Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 (8 GB VRAM) or AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 (8 GB VRAM)
  • RAM: 16 GB dual channel

The official website only shows teasers, which seem to hint at heroes with special abilities – similar to Overwatch’s seasonal co-op events – as they hunt down Angular machines. One of the characters has a mechanical limb, so could there be a lore aspect to it as well? Only time will tell. Prior to Project U, Ubisoft dabbled in the online FPS space with Hyper Scape, a free-to-play battle royale game that eventually lost its appeal.

Seeing the player base die off, the company shut down its servers earlier this year, only after three seasons. The title was unable to maintain its appeal after the official launch and started offering $10 Ubisoft store coupons (around Rs. 818) to entice people to play the game. don’t suffer the same fate.

Registrations for Project U’s closed playtest are currently open, with no launch window set.


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