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Rayman Legends includes 40 Rayman Origins levels

As well as football-themed mini-game Kung Foot

Rayman Legends will include 40 Rayman Origins levels as a bonus, Ubisoft Montpellier has confirmed.

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The levels will be immediately accessible and won't need to be played to complete the new game, Rayman creator and Beyond Good & Evil designer Michel Ancel told Joystiq.

The stages, which include a few Tricky Treasure runs, have been graphically updated to match the style of Legends, according to the site.

Football-themed mini-game Kung Foot will also make the final game. Check it out in action in the video below.

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Ancel said this week that Microsoft's Xbox Smartglass system is not responsive enough to port Rayman Legends' two-screen Wii U gameplay to Xbox 360. But he also criticised Nintendo's use of the stylus-reliant resistive screen tech, as opposed to the finger-friendly capacitive tech used in modern smartphones and tablets.

Rayman Legends was originally due to launch in February as a Wii U exclusive, but was delayed to allow for a multiplatform release.

Ubisoft has confirmed a Rayman Legends release date of August 30 in the UK and September 3 in the US. The game will be available on Wii U, Xbox 360, PS3 and Vita.

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