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Ubisoft Pushes Skull and Bones Release Date to Fiscal Year 2019

Ubisoft Pushes Skull and Bones Release Date to Fiscal Year 2019

In an earnings report for the year 2017-2018, Ubisoft said: "In line with previous practices and in view of the acceleration of our digital transformation, growth in back-catalog sales and excellent momentum of recent releases, Ubisoft has chose to give itself more time to develop Skull & Bones to offer players an even more engaging experience".

Assassin's Creed is probably unlikely, seeing as how we've heard murmurs that the next game won't launch until 2019 and Ubisoft appears to be moving away from its annual release schedule for the franchise. We know we'll also find out much more about The Division 2 and an unannounced new sequel at the show.

Previously, Ubisoft planned to release four AAA titles and predicted it would sell 23 million units.

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In their financial report, Ubisoft say that they've given themselves "more time to develop Skull & Bones to offer players an even more engaging experience". It's been pushed back to 2019-2020. Xbox One ranks second, PC third, and Nintendo Switch fourth. It's set in a near future New York City stricken with a smallpox pandemic. Since then, we've been hard at work developing Ubisoft Singapore's vision of the pirate fantasy while looking very closely at the feedback we've received on our forums and social channels. It also expanded "The Division" development team that month, listing 25 job openings for positions like sound designer, narrative designer, and associate producer.

The Division 2 release date doesn't give any idea of any real specifics beyond it taking place in the first quarter of next year, so there's not really any sort of indication for when it will come out.

We already are aware that The Division 2 will be unveiled at E3, which is more than enough reason for us to get excited.