It’s been a while since our last look at Beyond Good & Evil 2, right? After all, the last time Ubisoft showed WIP gameplay footage from it was back in 2018. Since then, though, we really haven’t heard anything about this game. And, according to industry insider Tom Henderson, the game is currently in development hell.
Henderson claims that the game lacks a creative direction, something that got even worse when Michael Ancel left Ubisoft. Not only that, but its development team fears that Ubisoft may actually cancel the game.
What's worse, is that the game currently doesn't fit with Ubisoft's future ambitions and goals with future titles. The game has been described as "Skull & Bones 2.0" and although the game hasn't been canned officially, some developers believe it's a matter of time before it is.
— Tom Henderson (@_Tom_Henderson_) November 12, 2021
Beyond Good and Evil 2 was the spiritual successor to the cult classic, and a prequel that will transport players into a profoundly multicultural world. The game aims to capture the spirit of the original with “grandiose decors and intense dramas that play out across a vast universe.“
In Beyond Good and Evil 2, players will fight alongside other characters in a new solar system, as they struggle for freedom and the right to determine their own fate among the stars. Players will be able to game either by themselves or with friends in a vast and seamless online playground.
Stay tuned for more!
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