Ubisoft’s Skull and Bones open-world pirate game, which has been delayed several times since its announcement, may soon be revealed again.
Ubisoft’s long-delayed Skull and Bones pirate game is said to be revealed again next month. Meant to inherit from the beloved Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, the open-world title is known to let players sail across the Indian Ocean to loot and engage in intense naval combat. Ubisoft recently set a release date for Skull and Bones, hinting that the game will eventually launch between October 2022 and March 2023, and now an updated reveal could be on the way. be done.
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag is highly regarded for its open-world pirate gameplay, and Skull and Bones is meant to build on its success. The upcoming title has had to go through a series of delays since its reveal at E3 2017, with the project appearing to have been redirected and restarted multiple times. It was recently revealed that a brand new vision for Skull and Bones has emerged, resulting in further delays while the developers attempt to achieve this new goal. Previous versions of the game have clearly focused exclusively on multiplayer naval battles, although land exploration and single-player stories are said to have been added since then. A recent Skull and Bones playtest indicated that no land or ship PvP was included in the game, which marks a significant departure from the original design of the title.
A rumor reported by Try Hard Guides suggests that Ubisoft will reveal Skull and Bones again during the week of July 4. The announcement event is expected to reveal a solid release date for the entry title. role as an open world pirate, and introduced some gameplay and discussed more details. This re-reveal of Skull & Bones will cover up its original reveal in 2018, multiple subsequent delays and a test game reportedly kicking off earlier this year. Although the reveal is just a rumor for now, it will be a great opportunity for Ubisoft to set a record for this long-delayed title.
While Ubisoft hasn’t shown off new gameplay for a while, a recently leaked Skull & Bones gameplay footage has revealed new information about the title’s tutorial test build. This clip clearly outlines the moment-to-moment gameplay and core content loop of the title, which seems to focus primarily on naval and pirate combat. Assuming the role of a mediocre sailor, the player will explore the Indian Ocean and gather resources to improve his ship and crew. A location called the Red Isle will serve as the hub for Skull & Bones, where players will go to stock up on supplies and interact with other online buccaneers.
Skull & Bones is an extremely elusive title, but it is rumored that Ubisoft will soon introduce the latest version of the pirate-based project. With so many delays and changes in development, it’s currently unclear what the game will be like when it launches. However, those interested in another high seas experience from Ubisoft should expect another Skull & Bones reveal.
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