started developing a “female-driven” TV show with production company most recently slipping to Ubisoft’s financial year beginning in April 2021, and it was notably absent from this weekend’s Ubisoft Forward event.
The pirate adventure hasn’t been seen since E3 2018, when Ubisoft promised to launch a beta test which ultimately didn’t take place.
According to development sources speaking under the condition of anonymity, Skull & Bones had been struggling to carve itself a unique position among Ubisoft’s existing portfolio of open-world games, which also includes Assassin’s Creed, The Division and
Pellen is a 20-year Ubisoft veteran who most notably wrote and directed 2003 shooter XIII and led level design for Twitter account for more than a year, when it promised fans it was “batten[ing] down the hatches” to focus on making the game “as awesome as it can be.” Following that post, the game was delayed again in a financial call.
Commenting on the game’s most recent delay in October 2019, Ubisoft CEO two of its most influential executives had resigned as part of its internal restructuring.