The legendary game that was announced in 2017 but has yet to be released, Skull and Bones, has once again been brought up in Ubisoft’s semi-annual financial report for 2023-2024. It has been revealed that the game is being pushed for a release within the first month of next year, after facing long-standing issues that have caused multiple delays. The most recent delay pushed the release date from November 22, 2022, to an indefinite timeframe.
Furthermore, Ubisoft has also acknowledged the delayed development of other games, preventing the release of any new AAA titles in the final quarter of this fiscal year. However, Ubisoft did not specify which games were affected by this delay, with Star Wars: Outlaws being the only AAA game that has provided a glimpse of its gameplay.
Skull and Bones recently had its closed beta released just last week, bringing the game one step closer to its playable state. In this game, players assume the role of pirate adventurers, sailing through an expansive sea, with multi-player capabilities. The game is built upon the ship mechanics in Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag and developed by Ubisoft Singapore. However, an official release date has yet to be announced.
Ubisoft’s highly anticipated game, Skull and Bones, is set to finally release within the first month of next year after facing numerous delays. Alongside this, the development of other AAA games has been slowed down, making it impossible to release new titles in the final quarter of this fiscal year. Skull and Bones recently had its closed beta released, showcasing its pirate-themed, multiplayer gameplay. Developed by Ubisoft Singapore, the game draws inspiration from the ship mechanics in Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag. Stay tuned for more updates on the official release date.
TLDR: Skull and Bones, the long-awaited game from Ubisoft, will finally be released early next year after multiple delays. Ubisoft has also experienced delays in developing other AAA games, resulting in no new releases in the last quarter of this fiscal year. The recent closed beta of Skull and Bones offers a glimpse into the pirate adventure gameplay, inspired by Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag. Developed by Ubisoft Singapore, an official release date is yet to be announced.