Ubisoft delays Skull and Bones along with another "large game"

by Danny Craig  · 
Ubisoft delays Skull and Bones along with another "large game"

It has been confirmed that Ubisoft Singapore's pirate title Skull and Bones has been delayed yet again to next year, along with another unnamed "large game" being delayed.

The details:

  • Skull and Bones' release window has been pushed back to the first few months of 2024, according to the publisher's most recent financial report. The game has been in development for over a decade and was originally scheduled to be released in 2018 before experiencing multiple delays. It has since held a closed beta, and screenshots of a rather rough-looking game have been leaked.

  • Ubisoft also announced that a "large game" scheduled for release by the end of March 2024 would be delayed to the following fiscal year. The game in question is believed to be Star Wars Outlaws, Massive Entertainment's open-world Star Wars title that was reportedly planned to launch in the current 23/24 fiscal year, though Ubisoft only officially stated that it would be released in 2024.

  • The publisher claims that the reason for the unnamed title's delay is to "maximize its value creation," implying that development is still proceeding smoothly. The same cannot be said for Skull and Bones, for which Ubisoft did not explain the latest delay. It is believed to be due to development issues, however, which several sources have claimed have plagued the project since its inception.

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