Skull & Bones News
News Skull & Bones Reveal Confirmed for Thursday, Featuring Gameplay
Expect a release date too
Ubisoft has announced it plans to re-reveal Skull & Bones this coming Thursday in a gameplay-focused livestream on YouTube. Presented in the Ubisoft Forward format, it's expected to confirm many of the details that have leaked over the past month or so. The show will begin at 4pm BST / 8am PT / 11am ET. Up until now, a...
News Riders Republic, Skull & Bones Will Have In-Game Events to Highlight Climate Issues
The first will feature forest fires
Ubisoft has announced that in-game events in both Riders Republic and Skull & Bones will be used to highlight real-world environmental issues. Beginning in late 2022, the first live event will take place in Riders Republic and deal with forest fires. There will be no warning (to simulate the immediacy of...
News Skull & Bones Reportedly Setting Sail in November, News Next Week
Pre-order bonuses leak too
Ubisoft's long-in-development pirate game Skull & Bones is releasing on 8th November 2022, according to Xbox Store listings and reporter Tom Henderson. Twitter account Aggiornamenti Lumia, which regularly searches the backend of the online marketplace, found pre-order listings for the title as well as the...
News ESRB Rating Suggests Skull & Bones Is Dropping Anchor on PS5 Soon
Update (27/6/22): Evidence is mounting for a Skull & Bones release date. In addition to the below, it's now been discovered that ESRB, the games rating board for North America, has rated the beleaguered Ubisoft title, as reported by Eurogamer. This new listing also doesn't mention PS4 — it's possible the game has jumped ship and will...
News Ubisoft's Troubled Skull & Bones May Finally Release in the Next 10 Months
Along with Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora
Over five years since its official reveal, Skull & Bones could finally be reaching the end of the production line as Ubisoft says it'll be out before 31st March 2023. The game has been tipped to release within the French firm's next fiscal year along with Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora and Mario + Rabbids:...
News Skull & Bones Finally Resurfaces Thanks to Leaked Gameplay Footage
Someone will be walking the plank for this
Remember Skull & Bones? That pirate game Ubisoft announced at E3 2017 which we've seen very little of in the last five years? Well, we've just gotten our best look at how the game is shaping up, and it's arrived via a leaked tutorial video. The multiplayer title that sees players battle each other and...
News Skull & Bones Has Passed Alpha Stage After Eight Years of Choppy Waters
New report highlights rough development
If you've ever found yourself wondering what's happening with Skull & Bones, Kotaku's recently published report on the game is pretty eye-opening. Ubisoft announced the game back at E3 2017, promising a swashbuckling pirate action game with some inherited tech from Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. Since...
News Skull & Bones Won't Come Into Port Until April 2022 At the Earliest
Still at sea
Ubisoft's latest financial call has revealed that Skull & Bones, its big pirate action game, is being pushed back yet again. The title seems doomed to sail the waters of development hell for another year or so, as it's now due out in financial year 2022-2023. That means it isn't coming before April of next year. Skull & Bones...
News Far Cry 6 Delayed Past April 2021
Avatar, Rainbow Six: Quarantine also pushed back
As part of its second-quarter earnings call earlier today, Ubisoft delayed a number of its upcoming PlayStation 5 titles due to the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Far Cry 6, originally scheduled to launch in February 2021, will now release between April and September of next year. The same...
News Skull & Bones Skipping Ubisoft Forward, But Production Is 'In Full Swing'
Ubisoft Forward takes place later today, but one game you shouldn't expect to see is Skull & Bones. The game, announced back at E3 2017, has been through stormy waters these last few years, but it looks like the dev team is finally turning the ship around.
News Skull & Bones Reportedly Rebooted Into an Ongoing 'Live' Game
Sounds like Sea of Thieves
Remember Skull & Bones? Ubisoft announced a nautical open world game about pirates on the high seas, with Assassin's Creed's naval combat serving as a base for the action. It sounded like a winner, and we were pretty interested to see how it turned out. Unfortunately, the game has been delayed multiple times since its...
News Skull & Bones Practically Walks the Plank as Game Skips Next Fiscal Year
It's probably dead
Skull & Bones was announced at Ubisoft's E3 2017 press conference and we have seen absolutely nothing of the game for nearly two years. Will it come out at some point in the future? Probably not, and you won't be seeing it around the launch of the PlayStation 5 either. That's because the French publisher has just confirmed its...
News Skull & Bones' Release Date Shipwrecked, Skips E3 2019
No new launch window announced
Skull & Bones was scheduled to wash up on the PlayStation 4 this year, but the long-in-development online pirate ship simulator has been pushed back yet again. This time there’s no new date been attached to the project, and it will skip E3 2019 entirely. No real reason was given for the delay, but it’s safe to...
E3 2018 Skull & Bones Sails into View With New Cinematic Trailer, Gameplay Footage
Shiver me timbers
Skull & Bones received not one but two new trailers at Ubisoft's E3 2018 press conference. The first, embedded above, is a new cinematic trailer that sets the scene, while the below video is a decent look at gameplay of this shared world multiplayer pirate game. It's looking rather good. You're able to customise your ship,...
News Skull & Bones Isn't an Assassin's Creed Spin-Off Because Ubisoft Didn't Want Limits
A pirate's life
When Skull & Bones was revealed during Ubisoft's E3 2017 press conference, we're sure that a lot of viewers were sitting there wondering if it was a another pirate-themed Asssassin's Creed game. After all, the project is based on the tech that we originally saw in Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, right down to the foundation of...
News Ubisoft Pirate Game Skull & Bones Has Both PvE and PvP Modes
It's online only, though
Ubisoft has shared a load details on Skull & Bones - the pirate game that it showed off at E3 2017. Essentially built around the naval combat system of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, it's a project that initially attracted a lot of attention, although we feel like much of that positivity went down the drain when people...