Avatar Frontiers of Pandora release date, trailers and gameplay

Prepare yourself for the fight against the RDA with the Avatar Frontiers of Pandora release date, along with the latest news and trailers.

When was the Avatar Frontiers of Pandora release date? With the latest entry in the film series finally out in the wild, you can also now traverse the dense jungles of Pandora yourself. Tackling the Western Frontier and using nature itself as your weapon, you’ll be tasked with pushing back the RDA forces and reclaiming what is rightfully yours.

Avatar Frontiers of Pandora is an action-adventure game from developer Massive Entertainment, whose previous offerings include The Division 2 and South Park: The Fractured But Whole. In Frontiers of Pandora, you take control of the Na’vi in the planet’s never-before-seen region: the Western Frontier. You’ll have to use every resource at your disposal to come out victorious.

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Avatar Frontiers of Pandora release date

The Avatar Frontiers of Pandora release date was December 7, 2023. This was confirmed by Ubisoft during the company’s Summer Game Fest presentation. It is available on PC exclusively via the Ubisoft Store, as well as on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Amazon Luna.

Massive Entertainment had initially planned to launch the game alongside the theatrical release of Avatar: Way of the Water. A Ubisoft investor call and subsequent first-quarter sales report for 2023-2024 confirmed that Avatar Frontiers of Pandora joined other games such as Assassin’s Creed Mirage, XDefiant, Skull and Bones, and other games with a later release date.

It’s currently unclear if Avatar Frontiers of Pandora will eventually release on Steam, with Ubisoft stating that “we’ll have more details to share regarding platform availability at a later date.” However, the game offers two story-based DLC packs and a Collector’s Edition.

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Avatar Frontiers of Pandora trailers

Massive took nearly four years to release a trailer for FoP, with fans getting their first look at the open-world game during E3 2021. In it, we get a glimpse of what life is like as a native to Pandora, cohabiting in peace with the flora and fauna of the planet. The RDA eventually turns up, and in the trailer’s climax, we see an aerial battle between the human forces and the Na’vi.

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Avatar Frontiers of Pandora gameplay

We’ve seen plenty of glimpses of Avatar Frontiers of Pandora gameplay in various trailers, though PCGamesN’s Avatar Frontiers of Pandora preview gives a more comprehensive look at moment-to-moment gameplay – from gathering mangrove hive nectar to taking flight on the back of an Ikran. Environmental puzzles and RDA assaults can be overcome with copious exploration and guerilla warfare, in an FPS game experience that echoes the Far Cry series.

From a jungle that reacts to your presence to a dynamic weather system, Pandora is a living, breathing place that houses you, your allies, and your enemies. These NPCs are allegedly aware of the state of the world, and anything – from your progression in the story to the weather or the time of day – can affect how they treat you and their surroundings.

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Avatar Frontiers of Pandora customization options

In our preview, we could customize our Na’vi with various loadouts “consisting of a range of RDA and Na’vi weapons, as well as armor to protect your Na’vi avatar.” Insider Gaming’s own limited playtest also confirms that players are “able to customize their torso, waist armor, etc.” with one source even unlocking an emote feature.

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Avatar Frontiers of Pandora PC settings

Given that this is a game based on James Cameron’s Avatar series, it would be rather odd if Frontiers of Pandora didn’t come up with ways to make it look visually stunning. The game uses Ray Tracing on supported cards and takes advantage of AMD FSR 2 to manage quality and performance with high refresh rates and low latency features. Ultra-wide screens are also natively supported, and if you happen to have it, Many-Core CPU support also comes as standard.

There’s never been a better time to get acquainted with the Na’vi. If you’re looking for details on the films, The Digital Fix has the entire Avatar 2 cast here, as well as the latest on the Avatar 3 release date. We’ve also got the Avatar Frontier of Pandora system requirements, so you can kick off this latest adventure without a hitch.