Game developer and publisher Ubisoft and Ubisoft Montpellier will release "Rayman Legends" for Nintendo Switch this September 12. A free demo is made available to kick off the exclusive port of "Rayman Legends" to the Nintendo hardware. The game was well received by fans upon its release, many have praised the game's Rayman Legends received critical acclaim upon release.

Many critics praised the game's visuals, level design, controls, soundtrack, overall gameplay, and a large amount of content. "Rayman Legends" received several awards from video game publications: Edge (a multi-format video game magazine) praised the game calling it "One of the most jubilant, vividly imagined and open-hearted platformers to come along in a long time" and gave it a 9/10 rating.

American video gaming website Game Trailers admired the game's cooperative play on the Wii U GamePad and stated that it "serves to complement the game design" and gave it a score of 9.1/10. Games Radar (an entertainment website) scored the game 4.5 out of 5 stars and praised how it presented level varieties while noting it's chaotic multiplayer mode and touch screen sections during solo play. Many fans of Rayman loved the game that creator Michel Ancel found it inevitable to port the title to the Nintendo Switch console.

A sneak peek

A free demo of the game "Rayman Legends Definitive Edition" is now made available in Nintendo Switch's eShop, the free demo will support co-op game modes as well as solo play. The demo will also let players play the Kung Foot mode where players can prove who's best in an eight man tournament mode.

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The actual game will sell for $40.00 when it hits the stores September 12th. Since the game is an exclusive port, it will introduce Nintendo Switch exclusive features that will take full advantage of Switch's control management and touch screen system.

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Game publisher Ubisoft and Rayman creator Michel Ancel are amazed at how easy it was to develop games for Nintendo's newest hardware, in fact, Ubisoft’s Snowdrop Engine, which powers The Division, fits perfectly well with the console. This latest discovery could mean that more games developed by Ubisoft will be ported to Nintendo Switch; games like "Assassin's Creed," "Rainbow Six" and "Splinter Cell" are welcome titles. But fans would love to see more of classic games like "Prince of Persia" and "Tenchu" hit Nintendo Switch.

Ancel, in a statement, compared "Rayman Legends" to a board game and how the hybrid console brings friends together, he then said, "It's the concept of the console we've been waiting for a long time: An HD console, powerful, portable."