Ubisoft taking Petz franchise into the MMO space, also ponytown

Posted on October 10, 2010

Ubisoft recently revealed two upcoming installments in its prolific Petz franchise, which are actually shaking things up in a pretty significant manner. See, one title, Petz World, will actually turn the franchise into a free-to-play MMO where players can “explore and learn about exotic locations, meet new and exotic animals and even save them.” See, now both kids and closeted adult Petz fans can congregate in an online world, and interact without the … oh. Oh, wait. Now that we’ve said it out loud, that actually sounds like a terrible idea.

The other innovative title is Petz Horsez Family for the DS, which bills itself as the “ultimate horse nurturing game.” What’s so special about Petz Horsez Family, you might ask? Well, aside from having an unusually high noun-to-word ratio for a game title, it’s … only going to be on sale at Toys ‘R Us when it comes out on October 24. Don’t even try to pre-order that stuff at GameStop — you’ll be sorely, sorely disappointed.

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