Ubisoft wants you to put your dancin’ shoes on and get busy, with the launch of Just Dance Now, which puts the award-winning dancing video game directly on your smartphone (either iOS or Android). Get your boogie on anywhere, any time (and with any one) without needing to be tethered to your console.
Geoffroy Sardin, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Ubisoft EMEA explains:
Ubisoft is dedicated to innovation and we’re dedicated to making Just Dance accessible to our millions of fans around the world, even in regions where consoles aren’t as prevalent. This separate mobile version of the game not only allows our existing fans to experience the Just Dance they know and love in a different way, it also introduces brand new players to the game.
If you want to play, you’ll need to follow three simple steps:
- Download the free Just Dance Now app on your iPhone, iPod touch or Android device.
- Visit JustDanceNow.com on any Internet-connected screen.
- Your phone will automatically sync to the game and you’ll be ready to dance!
The game uses new Ubisoft technology, Ubi Bluestar. This means an unlimited number of people can join in a game of Just Dance Now and be shown the same screen. It doesn’t matter if gamers are using 2G, 3G, 4G or Wi-Fi, everybody can play together.
Every day, five songs are made available through the Just Dance Now app – these songs will rotate daily. At launch, free songs will include Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke ft Pharrell Williams, Applause by Lady Gaga and Y.M.C.A. by Village People.
If you want to play more than just those five songs in a day – or if you want to play different tunes – there’s a number of options available (all prices in AU$):
- 1 Day Pass: $2.99
- 1 Week Pass: $5.99
- 1 Month Subscription: $10.99
- 3 Month Subscription: $27.99
- 1 Year Subscription: $69.99
The Just Dance Now launch lineup includes 50 tracks, drawn from all sorts of timeframes. Check out Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr, The Way by Ariana Grande, and Gangnam Style by PSY, to name a few. The end goal is to have hundreds of songs in the catalogue – including all tracks from previous instalments of the Just Dance series.
If you’d prefer to get on up with the console game Just Dance 2015, you don’t have to wait long – the game launches on all motion-control gaming platforms from October 23.