After numerous years in development and various reports of trouble, Ubisoft has announced that Skull and Bones will release on November 8th. It’s coming to PS5, Xbox Series X/S, Google Stadia, Amazon Luna and PC via the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Connect. Check out the latest cinematic trailer and first gameplay below.
Taking place in the Indian Ocean near the close of the 17th century, various young outcasts have gathered, lured by tales of a legendary heist. As you explore the world, taking on contracts from different vendors, crime lords and factions, you’ll grow in infamy. The core gameplay revolves around naval combat as you attack other ships along with assaulting settlements and enemy forts for different resources.
There are numerous different ship types to choose from with different perks, whether you’re gunning for more cargo space instead of hull HP or more firepower. There are options for customizing one’s ship and character as well. Various other regions like the coasts of Africa and the East Indies also open up with their unique ecosystems.
Along with PvE, Skull and Bones offers PvEvP gameplay with both solo and group play for up to three players. The Standard Edition costs $60 on PC ($70 on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S) provides the base game. The Premium Edition ($90 on PC, $100 on consoles) offers the game, The Ballad of Bloody Bones Collection, two additional missions, a digital artbook and soundtrack, and a Smuggler Pass Token.
Pre-ordering nets the Highness of the High Sea Pack with cosmetics like the Notoriety Garb and Coronation Firework. Stay tuned for more details on the title in the coming months.
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