A prequel to 2003’s Beyond Good and Evil, Beyond Good and Evil 2 is an action-adventure video game currently under development by Ubisoft Montpellier and published by Ubisoft. The game was initially announced with a brief teaser in 2008. However, after years of obscurity, Ubisoft revealed its comeback at E3 2017. It is an open universe sci-fi game with distinct characters, personalities, cities, and traversing space. In this article, you will get to know Beyond Good and Evil 2 trailer, release date, available console, gameplay and much more.
Beyond Good and Evil 2 Trailers
After staying behind the curtain for years, E3 revealed its first footage of Beyond Good and Evil 2. The trailer shows the monkey coined as a protagonist in the game flying around. Various kinds of ships ranging from one – man ships to huge aerospace cargo ships can be seen. The creative director of Ubisoft, Michel Ancel projected that the players will be able to seamlessly move from small to outer space. Moreover, the trailer is quite vague as it doesn’t have any familiar characters or locations from the Beyond Good and Evil 1. Click the link to see the revealed trailer for the game.
Beyond Good and Evil 2 Release Date
Although a new trailer for the game has been released, there hasn’t been any official news on Beyond Good and Evil 2 release date. Since it was first announced 9 years ago, speculating its prospective release date seems a daunting task. Yet, it seems like the developer is likely to get this game in the market in the next few years. The game is anticipated to hit the market 2018 or later.
During the E3 2017 conference, Ubisoft Creative Director Michel Ancel stated that “Beyond Good and Evil 2 is on day zero in the development stage. Despite working on this game for 3 years, the game’s showcased trailer at Ubisoft’s conference is just a design plan”.
Beyond Good and Evil 2 Available Consoles
Identical to the release date, Beyond Good and Evil 2 developers haven’t clearly affirmed its available consoles. Yet, it is likely that the game will come on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
About Beyond Good and Evil 2
The game is a prequel to the 2003’s Beyond Good and Evil. Except the trailer shown off at Ubisoft’s E3, there hasn’t much amount of the detail of the game been out. Here is the official game description:
“System 3 has become the center of interstellar trade and colonization in the Milky Way of the 24th century, thanks to the creation of Hybrid slaves. While private enterprises fight over resources and power, the first colonists weave together the rich and diverse spiritual and cultural heritage of Old Earth to give meaning to their existence. In this new era of piracy, we will rise from lowly pirate to legendary captain at the helm of massive star-faring vessels, adventuring alongside crews of colorful characters to fight for freedom and the right to determine our own fate among the stars!”
Beyond Good and Evil 2 Revealed Facts
Although just slightest of gameplay was revealed in the E3 trailer, yet this gives us some hints of what we can expect from the game.
Michel Ancel stated that the game will be playable online. The game environments are expected to be vertical and the vehicles will feature multiple player roles and slots, cooperative flying and much more.
Able to own more ships
As the level increases in the game, the player will be able to have more than one ship along with the increasing scale and crew size. The larger ship will enable the player to store the small dogfighting vessels in it.
A new game engine
The game’s developers have revealed that Beyond Good and Evil 2 is being developed on a brand new game engine coined Voyager. The engine found to be indispensable as it created Michel Ancel’s projected game’s world as large as this game will be.
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