Ubisoft’s long-awaited swashbuckling adventure title, Skull and Bones, has made its way on the horizon for fans and critics alike.
The open-world multiplayer game went through development hell since its initial conception as Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag content in 2013 and its announcement at E3 2017. Initially slated for a 2019 release, the game has now been given a launch date of November 8, 2022.
Development for the game was led by Ubisoft Singapore, previously a support studio for the parent company’s numerous AAA releases. The Lion City studio has worked and contributed much to Ubisoft’s stellar portfolio, most notably the long-standing Assassin’s Creed series. This time, together with several other Ubisoft outfits, they will spearhead and deliver their development and production chops brought about by 14 years of experience.
Featuring the thrills and chills of the Golden Age of Piracy, Skull and Bones invites wannabe pirates to a world (and ocean) teeming with life and deathly dangers. The Indian Ocean has all kinds of things to watch out for – wealthy merchant cargo, brutal pirate hunters, and the treacherous waves of the sea.
Main gameplay features include:
- · Multiplayer gameplay that encourages social interaction
- · Customization of various vessels with different playstyles
- · Beautiful, realistic open world to explore
- · Thrilling cannon combat at sea
Fans of Ubisoft titles will be glad to be able to play the game at the tail-end of 2022. But perhaps it’s the studio that can breathe a sigh of relief to finally launch this much-anticipated title. That said, finishing the game through years of changing technology and tastes alongside an ongoing pandemic is a massive accomplishment. We can’t wait to see what naval adventures we’ll experience in Skull and Bones soon!