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FOURTH ANNUAL JUST DANCE® ESPORTS WORLD CUP QUALIFICATIONS BEGIN JULY 16

18 FINALISTS WILL COMPETE TO BECOME THE 2018 JUST DANCE WORLD CHAMPION

LONDON, UK - JULY 13 TH Today, Ubisoft ® announced that online qualifications for the fourth annual edition of the Just Dance ® World Cup open on July 16 TH, 2017. Just Dance players worldwide can compete to qualify online via the World Dance Floor online multiplayer mode in Just Dance 2017, on PlayStation ®4, Xbox One™ and Wii U™. Players from all over the world will compete for one of the 18 spots in the World Grand Finale to take place in Paris in February 2018.

Over the years, the Just Dance World Cup has proven to be a huge success, paving the path for diverse game genres and casual gamers to enter the eSports space. Last year’s Just Dance World Cup gathered thousands of players and dancers all over the world, with a record online participation.

The online qualification period for this year’s competition runs from July 16 TH 2017 to September 3 RD 2017, with seven sessions of 30 minutes each being held in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa). The top 17 qualifying players worldwide will join the 2017 World Champion to compete for this year’s title.

Players can participate via World Dance Floor at the session times below:

ASIA/OCEANIA – AUSTRALIAN EASTERN TIME UTC+10

Sunday 16 July 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00

Sunday 30 July 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00

Sunday 20 August 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00

Sunday 3 September 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00

EUROPE – CENTRAL EUROPEAN TIME ZONE UK TIME

Sunday 16 July 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00

Sunday 23 July 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00

Sunday 30 July 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00

Sunday 6 August 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00

Sunday 20 August 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00

Sunday 27 August 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00

Sunday 3 September 2017, from 18:00 to 19:00

This year’s eight qualifying songs include:

Bailar – Deorro Ft. Elvis Crespo

Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It) - Beyoncé

Don’t Stop Me Now - Queen

Sorry - Justin Bieber (Alternate version)

Don’t Wanna Know - Maroon 5

Hips Don’t Lie - Shakira Ft. Wyclef Jean

Cake by the Ocean – DNCE

Scream & Shout - will.i.am Ft. Britney Spears (Alternate version)

To get the latest news on the Just Dance World Cup and the list of countries eligible to participate, please visit justdanceworldcup.com.

For the latest information on Just Dance 2017, the Just Dance Controller app, or Just Dance Unlimited, please visit justdancegame.com. Follow Just Dance on Twitter @JustDanceGame.

  • The “World Dance Floor” Mode is available on PS4™ - PlayStation®4, Xbox One™ and Wii U™ platforms
**Just Dance Unlimited is an additional on-demand subscription service available through Just Dance 2016, Just Dance 2017 & Just Dance 2018

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