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Skull and Bones
| Developer: Ubisoft Singapore, Blue Byte, Chengdu |
| Publisher: Ubisoft |
| Platform: PC, PS4, XBO |
| Release Date: Fall 2018 |
| Genre: Naval Combat, Exploration |
| Website: https://www.ubisoft.com/en-us/game/skull-and-bones/ |
It is the Golden Age of Piracy. Renegade captains command the most powerful weapons on Earth: warships. You are a pirate captain who has refused the king’s pardon and sailed from the Caribbean to the Indian Ocean, an untamed frontier full of lavish riches.
However, these waters are also a battleground where far-reaching colonial empires, powerful trading corporations, and ruthless pirate gangs clash. In order to survive, you will have to build a lethal fleet, prey upon lucrative trade routes, and ally with other pirates in your endless struggle for supremacy.
Dominate a Dangerous Open Ocean: A shared open world that reacts as you plunder rich trade routes.
Customize Your Pirate Experience: Choose your captain, recruit your crew and build deadly ships.
Naval Combat Redefined: Use your weapons, spyglass and even the wind to stalk and destroy your prey.
Play Solo or Coop: Raid the Hunting Grounds alone or group with other players to hunt larger prey.
Explosive Multiplayer: Enter the Disputed Waters and fight for supremacy in a variety of game modes.
E3 Reveals & Announcements
JUNE 12, 2017: SKULL & BONES – MASTER NAVAL COMBAT IN AN OPEN WORLD, MULTIPLAYER PIRATE-INFESTED ADVENTURE
Right around the time that players boarded the Jackdaw as Edward Kenway in Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, the team at Ubisoft Singapore was running an experiment. Having played a big part in creating the pirate world of Black Flag, they wanted to see what their naval combat would be like with two player captains in the mix. According to producer Arnaud Vaudour, the results were inspiring. “That very simple experience, with nothing else, just two ships that you put together on the ocean with all that firepower… We already knew that something great could come out of that.”
Read more at the Ubi Blog by clicking here.
JUNE 12, 2017: #UBIE3 KICKS OFF JUNE 12 WITH UBISOFT PRESS CONFERENCE
E3 2017 is less than two weeks away, and the buzz for the show is building to a crescendo. Ubisoft is busy preparing to help welcome the 15,000 fans who snapped up tickets to this year’s event – a first for the show – and the millions who will be watching and following online. Teams are putting the finishing touches on the demonstrations and trailers for this year’s games lineup, which promises to be one of the company’s biggest and boldest in years.
In an official statement, CEO and co-founder Yves Guillemot said, “E3 is truly a moment of excitement and pride, not just for Ubisoft but for our entire industry. We’re looking forward to sharing our unique take on creating game worlds and our action-packed line-up with players, and to seeing what our fellow developers are working on.”
Ubisoft kicks things off Monday, June 12, at 1PM Pacific Time, with the Ubisoft E3 2017 Conference, live from the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. The audience will be treated to a look at the latest from the next Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry 5, the next Just Dance, South Park: The Fractured But Whole, The Crew 2, and many more. For those who can’t attend in person, the event will be broadcast live and on-demand at Ubisoft.com, Ubisoft’s YouTube channel, and Ubisoft’s Twitch channel.
Guillemot went on to say, “These great games are the result of the collective efforts of our talented teams from around the world, partnerships with some of the biggest names in entertainment, and contributions and feedback from the players themselves. That’s why we can’t wait for the thousands of fans attending this year’s E3, and the millions more watching from home, to discover what we have in store.”
The doors to the E3 show floor open at noon Pacific Time on Tuesday, June 13, and Ubisoft’s booth – located in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center – is being built to handle the additional traffic from 15,000 excited fans. Visitors will be treated to live entertainment throughout the week and will be eligible to win special, in-game content. Also, the Ubi Workshop will be selling apparel, accessories and collectibles from their latest collections.