The pirate game of Ubisoft, Skull & Bones, was delayed for the second time. The PS4, Xbox One and PC games were initially scheduled for release in 2018, before being delayed until the 2019/20 fiscal year. Now it has been delayed again to "after 2019/20". In addition, the game will not be shown at E3 2019, which will take place next month.
Ubisoft revealed the news today in a earnings report. The vague "after 2019/20" refers to the financial periods, unlike calendar years, which means that the first Skull & Bones to be launched now is April 2020. Explaining the delay, Ubisoft Customs GameSpot: " For new IPs, it is common to have Evolution of creative vision and this requires more development time. "
The official Twitter account of the game also posted a short video in which he talked about the delay and the decision to send E3. Producer Karl Luhe talks about making the game as good as possible and that Ubisoft is still committed to it. The video also presents some behind-the-scenes looks at the development of the game. Luhe says they will return as soon as possible. [they] can "with more updates in the game.
Let's hit the hatches and reject the arrival of the game. This is challenging news for everyone, but it's what it takes to make Skull & Bones as incredible as possible!
Our focus is still quality first and we are grateful for your constant support pic.twitter.com/ZCt85tY3TG
– Skull & Bones (@skullnbonesgame) May 15, 2019
The naval combat game was revealed for the first time. E3 2017and we come from that and the next E3 demo feeling excited The game is being developed by Ubisoft Singapore, the studio that Assassin & # 39; s Creed IV made: the combat sequences of the black flag.
There is also a Skull & Bones television show on the way. In the last delay of the game will affect the television program, Ubisoft Customs GameSpot "the series of Skull & Bones TV has no impact on the development of the game, and vice versa".
Ubisoft has a lot on the way. Beyond the recently announced Ghost Recon Breakpoint, it is now confirmed that it has three unannounced, triple A games that will be released in early 2020. It did not share any details about what the games will be, although it is likely that we will learn it. at least some of them during the Ubisoft E3 press conference next month.