Ubisoft has introduced one more Skull and Bones delay at a current information convention. The Skull and Bones release date was March 9 after being pushed from its former November 9, 2022 date, however that was simply one of numerous 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 because it plans to chop prices.
Skull and Bones beta part coming quickly
The brand new launch date for Skull and Bones is at present “early 2023-24,” in keeping with 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.
Nonetheless, that may be a stunningly vast launch window for any sport, suggesting that Ubisoft simply isn’t positive when it’ll launch. The one shiny spot for Skull and Bones is that it’s going to have an “upcoming beta phase” at an unspecified date. At this level, although, ought to we simply put this in the identical field because the Prince of Persia Sands of Time remake?
Ubisoft has additionally canceled three unannounced video games, on prime of 4 video games that had been already nixed in July 2021. That is a part of it “planning $200 million in cost reduction” attributable to “natural attrition” and “divesting of non-core assets” because the writer faces gradual gross sales over the vacation season.
Particularly, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot acknowledged (through VGC) that the corporate had been shocked by the underperformance of Simply Dance 2023 and Mario + Rabbits: Sparks of Hope.