Ubisoft has introduced one more Skull and Bones delay at a current information convention. The Skull and Bones launch date was March 9 after being pushed from its former November 9, 2022 date, however that was simply considered one of quite a few delays for the pirate-themed game. This is only one of a number of setbacks for Ubisoft, which additionally revealed that it has cancelled three unannounced video games as it plans to chop prices.
Skull and Bones beta part coming quickly
The new launch date for Skull and Bones is presently “early 2023-24,” in response to a tweet from Stephen Totilo of Axios Gaming. For extra context, that date refers back to the subsequent fiscal 12 months, which begins in April 2023 and ends in March 2024.
Still, that may be a stunningly broad launch window for any game, suggesting that Ubisoft simply isn’t certain when it’ll launch. The solely brilliant spot for Skull and Bones is that it’ll have an “upcoming beta phase” at an unspecified date. Should we simply put this in the identical field as the Prince of Persia Sands of Time remake?
Ubisoft has additionally canceled three unannounced video games, on prime of 4 game that had been already nixed in July 2021. This is a part of it “planning $200 million in cost reduction” on account of “natural attrition” and “divesting of non-core assets” as the writer faces gradual gross sales.
Specifically, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot acknowledged (by way of VGC) that the corporate had been stunned by the underperformance of Just Dance 2023 and Mario + Rabbits: Sparks of Hope.