Game news No, Beyond Good & Evil 2 is not dead and Ubisoft says so!
Published on 01/17/2023 at 16:32
She is undoubtedly one of the greatest Arles women in the video game world. No, Beyond Good & Evil 2 is not dead and it’s Ubisoft who says so.
A ray of hope for Ubisoft? BGE: A major title in the industry
Everyone has heard of it before, but no one has ever seen the color of it. Beyond Good & Evil 2 is one of those legends despite themselves of video games. Its seemingly infinite development time is the main cause. Faced with this problem, Ubisoft persists and does not want to let go of its project, which has become a beacon in the storm. The Eurogamer site also announces that a spokesperson for the French studio would have said this: “Development of Beyond Good & Evil 2 is underway and the team is working hard to keep its ambitious promise.”
A ray of hope for Ubisoft?
Announced over 15 years ago, the game pitting humans against animals with humanoid characteristics as space pirates has had its ups and downs. First, the game has seen its development come to a halt and then restart several times. Despite this, creatives continue to flock to the project. Thereby, the game has found a new screenwriter in the person of Sarah Arellano, the latter previously worked at Blizzard. An arrival which is of great help for the studio in view of the movements within the latter, the director of the game Michel Ancel leaving the ship Ubisoft in 2020.
The game is developed in the south of France, on the side of Ubisoft Montpellier and Bordeaux in particular. The Montpellier studio was already at the origin of the first game released on PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Game Cube, PS2 and Xbox first of the name. For its part, the Gironde structure is also concerned by another large piece with the design of the highly anticipated Assassin’s Creed Mirage. The latter should make it possible to straighten out Ubisoft’s finances. The release of Beyond Good & Evil 2 in the next few years could help relaunch the French video game cador.
BGE: A major title in the industry
Beyond Good & Evil 2 promises to be a prequel to the first opus released in November 2003. In the latter, we followed the adventures of a human named Jade who sought to protect her planet from an alien invasion. At its output, the title had been the subject of very rave reviews. Considered a small revolution, it received a score of 18/20 from the editorial staff of JV when it was released. The review at the time made the following observation about this mythical game: “Sublime and enchanting, Beyond Good & Evil is one of those great titles in the history of video games. An adventure that takes us from the introduction to transport us to a world that we believe to be alive and from which we want to learn more.”
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