Skull and Bones: Release date, pre-order bonus… more drops for Ubisoft piracy game

Game News Skull and Bones: Release date, pre-order bonus… more drops for Ubisoft piracy game

Too long cleverly and repeatedly pushed, Skull and Bones seem to be approaching the end of the tunnel. After numerous testimonials showing that developers have a hard time finding the direction to give the game, Ubisoft’s production seems to be before it all sailed to our consoles and our PCs.

Discovered the release date thanks to datamining?

In the spring, Ubisoft brought back the lighting to Skull and Bones, saying we should to listen because the title information “soon” is revealed. We were still waiting, but things seemed much clearer. About ten days later, Skull & Bones is rated in Brazil, then Australia. Overall, this is a sign of a production nearing completion, at least according to the current production schedule.

Skull and Bones: Release date, pre-order bonus… more drops for Ubisoft piracy game

Then it was in North America that the title appeared again, because it is rated M (Mature) by the ESRB, the equivalent of our PEGI. All of this adds information from various insiders, including Tom Henderson. According to him, Skull & Bones will be presented in detail just at the beginning of July, likely to have a release date. Now Lumia Updatesa Twitter account specializing in Microsoft Store datamining, claiming to have discovered release date of Skull & Bones as well as the list of pre-order bonuses.

According to the said obtained data, Ubisoft Skull & Bones is reportedly planning to release on November 8th ! A date validated by Tom Henderson’s own comments, which provides a good one credibility in information.

Pre-order bonuses among the information collected

Skull and Bones: Release date, pre-order bonus… more drops for Ubisoft piracy game

In addition to this, pre-order bonuses will be available. We talked in particular additional missions (Blood Bones Legacy Mission, Ashen Corsair Mission), an artbook and soundtrack in digital format, a Smuggler Pass Token, and a “premium” bonus pack. As a reminder, Skull & Bones was given a description at the time of its review by the ESRB. A description that tells us this:

This is a sea combat action game where players take on the role of a sunken ship that is wrecked on their way to become a pirate captain. As players go on missions, they can explore habitats and take part in unique sea battles. From a first-person perspective, players command their crews to fire cannons at opponents (e.g. warships, merchant ships, dwellings/forts) in an attempt to retrieve stolen items/forts. . Enemy ships can collide and board (…)

Combat is promoted by gun/cannon fire, explosions, and blood -spattering effects. Other territories depict corpses nailed to spikes or suspended by nooses; the beaches may depict dead bodies and large blood stains after the war. Residences sometimes have housewives and prostitutes who call players when approached … Players can also take part in searches to bring poppies into opium lungs, described by customers lying on sofas smoking pipes. (…)

Given the proliferation of leaks, the evaluation of the game in multiple countries, and Ubisoft’s spring declarations about Skull & Bones, the likelihood that it will all become official soon is very high. However, until then, let’s be careful of all this information.


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