Beyond Good and Evil 2 in Development Hell, May Be Canceled

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Beyond Good and Evil 2 has been in improvement hell for years. The highway to this point has not been easy and if the most recent rumor is to be believed, it’s solely set to worsen. According to VGC author Tom Henderson, the game “doesn’t fit with Ubisoft’s future ambitions and goals with future titles.” Many imagine it to be solely a matter of time earlier than it’s canceled utterly.

Beyond Good and Evil 2 has apparently been “suffering a development crisis from a lack of creative direction” because it first went into improvement again in 2007. It had been in pre-production for a yr earlier than being authorised by Ubisoft in 2008. Since then, Beyond Good and Evil 2 has modified path. Originally meant to be a sequel to Beyond Good & Evil, it was reworked to develop into a prequel—and successfully a totally totally different title. Unfortunately issues had been made worse when director Michel Ancel left the gaming industry amidst allegations of poisonous conduct.

Other points which have surrounded the undertaking included the use of Hindu imagery, the requirement for a constant online internet connection, and the controversial apply of utilizing work from the external creative community with out point out of reimbursement for his or her efforts. Now Beyond Good and Evil 2’s predominant downside is that it (*2*) Its fixed points and descent into improvement hell have led to some christening the undertaking as Skull & Bones 2.0—referencing the opposite troubled Ubisoft game that has but to see the sunshine of day. Beyond Good and Evil 2 hasn’t been canceled by Ubisoft, and Ubisoft Montpellier was even recruiting for development roles on the undertaking as lately as July. However, “some developers believe it’s a matter of time” earlier than the inevitable occurs and Beyond Good and Evil 2 is canceled for good.

Henderson did add that he’s discovered it tough to corroborate this data, so you should definitely take the rumor with a pinch of salt as at all times.  Ubisoft has but to touch upon the rumors.

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