Beyond Good and Evil 2 was lastly introduced after years of rumors throughout E3 2017, and whereas we have had a number of extra appears to be like on the sport since then, it has been largely quiet on the Ubisoft entrance. With the latest occasions of sport creator/director Michel Ancel leaving the video games trade altogether, for causes that appear extra difficult than what was first revealed, the way forward for the sequel does not appear as vibrant as many followers had hoped.
During a latest earnings name (which additionally revealed the delay of Far Cry 6 and Rainbow Six Quarantine), Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot assured buyers that the sport is just not caught in improvement hell and that it’s “progressing well.”
Despite shedding such a key identify as a part of the event course of with Ancel’s departure, Guillemot promised that “The game is progressing well. The world is really fantastic. As you can see, Netflix also decided to take that universe and create a movie with it. So there’s a lot of progress in that team and the game is coming along very well.”
The Beyond Good and Evil sequel is a drastic change from the story we fell in love with within the first sport, however the open-world premise and inventive leaps do present promise for what’s forward. That being stated, the rumors surrounding Ancel’s exit don’t encourage hope that the sport is progressing in addition to the Ubisoft CEO says, citing an abusive work tradition underneath Ancel’s management that led to melancholy, burnout, and exhaustion all through his workforce.
The claims in opposition to Ancel have been vehemently denied via a sequence of Instagram posts and since then, the studies surrounding his departure have died down. Whether there may be reality to these claims stays to be seen but it surely was yet another piece to the Beyond Good and Evil puzzle that had followers frightened that this sport won’t ever see the sunshine of day.
What do you consider what the Ubisoft CEO needed to say to buyers concerning the progress of Beyond Good and Evil 2? Do you suppose that each one is properly, or will the sequel be the most recent sport to take one fall too many to see completion? Sound off together with your ideas within the remark part beneath and inform us what you suppose!