Skull and Bones was turned from a live-service multiplayer title into one more focused on survival and exploration under the creative direction of Elisabeth Pellen.
The beta is available from August 24th at 7 PM PT and ends on August 28th at midnight PT. Preloads begin on August 22nd.
Ubisoft has announced a closed beta for the upcoming pirate game, though a release date still remains elusive.
In addition to Assassin's Creed Mirage, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, The Crew Motorfest, Skull and Bones, and more.
We'd be glad to be proven wrong, but things are not looking good for these games right now.
Ubisoft had reportedly planned a media hands-on event preview event for the first week of February, but it's now delayed.
Users are also reporting that they're being issued automatic refunds for their pre-orders of Ubisoft's delayed pirate action title.
Cancelled projects, delayed games, big-budget titles in limbo, losses and falling stock prices are only the tip of the iceberg.
Ubisoft has released a long video showcasing some gameplay for the recently delayed Skull and Bones, focusing on the game's narrative adventures.
Ubisoft Singapore also promises that information on the new release date and future test phases will be shared "very soon."
Assassin's Creed Mirage, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora and Skull and Bones are also coming in 2023-24, says CFO Frédéric Duguet.
The publisher aims for $200 million in cost reduction, including "divesting of non-core assets." Skull and Bones now launching "early 2023-24."
These are 15 of the most promising open-worlds that you should look forward to playing on your shiny new PS5.
After all of its prolonged development troubles, can Ubisoft's pirate game actually find success?
Ubisoft's pirate game has been hit with yet another delay, with the development team deciding to take some extra time to deliver "the best possible experience."
Ubisoft Singapore's long-delayed naval combat title is finally releasing on November 8th for Xbox Series X/S, PS5, Amazon Luna, Stadia, and PC.
The event airs at noon PT on September 10th, with a pre-show at 11:35 AM PST providing updates on titles like For Honor, The Crew 2, and more.
DLSS and FSR are also supported, while the system requirements demand 65 GB of installation space on a solid state drive.
An extensive new gameplay deep dive details various aspects of Ubisoft's upcoming open world pirate game.
"There is an underlying story to the game with which we build the entire world lore, but that’s not the main focus," says game director Ryan Barnard.