Ubisoft's nautical adventure, Skull and Bones, has been pushed back to 2019. That means the highly anticipated multiplayer shooter sequel from Massive Entertainment should launch between now and March 2019.
As part of its most recent fiscal earnings report, Ubisoft has revealed that it has at one unannounced franchise title scheduled for release before April next year.More news: Ibobi seeks appointment with Manipur governor, to demand dissolving BJP govt
"Ubisoft has chose to give itself more time to develop Skull & Bones to offer players an even more engaging experience", the company said in its financial report, in which it also announced that The Division 2 will be out within the next year. Last year, they sold a total of 23 million copies between four released AAA titles. They say that extra time has been afforded by strong performance from new releases and back catalog titles, as well as the "acceleration of our digital transformation" - meaning that their digital sales are doing quite well. Calling Skull & Bones the biggest game that Ubisoft Singapore has ever worked on and saying that it's a project "filled with passion", Skull & Bones creative director Justin Farren reaffirmed Ubisoft's goal for the game and the plans that the devs have for the online game's world.
In their financial conference call pertaining to the 2017-2018 financial year, Ubisoft CFO Alan Martinez revealed a few details about the company's upcoming slate of games.More news: National Basketball Association draft lottery: Phoenix Suns get first pick
"Letting you set your own objectives and to take down your rivals on your own terms is key to the experience we want to create", the developer goes on.
Ubisoft is also planning to launch The Crew 2 and one more AAA "unannounced franchise title" which feels quite a bit like Assassin's Creed, but we'll have to wait to E3 to find out more it seems.More news: Alec and Hilaria Baldwin welcome fourth child