It’s been 14 years since RPS began writing about Beyond Good & Evil 2, Ubisoft’s open world observe as much as the cult traditional I’m too younger to have performed. We have not seen cover nor genetically modified pig tail of it since 2018, however relaxation assured, it lives.
That’s regardless of the newest swing of Ubisoft’s game-cancelling scythe, which was introduced down on three unannounced games final week as a result of firm’s underperforming gross sales.
Ubisoft confirmed that yep, they’re nonetheless engaged on it in a statment they gave today to PCGames N. “Beyond Good and Evil 2’s growth is underway and the group is difficult at work to ship on its formidable promise”, they mentioned. Grand.
It’s been a humorous outdated journey. We knew little or no about Good & Evil 2 for ages, then we discovered at masses, due to the trailer above. “You play as a customisable area pirate captain who carries a sword, a gun and a jetpack as primary tools”, says the person from the distant previous. Hoverbiking round that sci-fi metropolis appears cool, but in addition very… 2018.
After 4 years, who is aware of how a lot of what they confirmed again then has survived. We do know BG&E creator Michel Ancel retired from the trade in 2020, to go work with actual animals somewhat than area hybrids.
There’s a Netflix film coming, too, from the man who directed detective Pikachu. I ponder which we’ll see first.