There are plenty of action games available to play. But, what about an action game that involves pirates? Ubisoft’s new action game that involves pirates is here. Titled Skull and Bones, is finally getting a final release date after being delayed year after year. If you haven’t heard about this game, you’ve come to the right place! Here is everything you need to know about the game Skulls and Bones.
Skull and Bones Release Date
Ubisoft revealed the game during the E3 event that was held in 2017 with a release date set for 2018. However, things didn’t go well and the game kept getting postponed year after year. The game with its actual release date is set for the 8th of November 2022. Well, things didn’t go well again and Ubisoft has now revealed a new (hopefully) final date for the game. Skull and Bones are now set to release on March 9, 2023.
Skull and Bones – Developer and Publisher
This interesting action game is being developed by Ubisoft Singapore and will obviously be published by Ubisoft themselves. This automatically means you will be able to purchase it off the Uplay launcher for PC by Ubisoft. This will also get you some sort of discounts and offers on the game during different festive times.
Skull and Bones Trailer
The cinematic official reveals trailer for the game was released back in 2017 which you can check out here. At first glance, it simply feels like an additional chapter for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. You get to see the captains of two ships waging war and attacking each other with firearms.
There’s also a new trailer release for the game that was released in July of this year. Titled, Long Live Piracy, the trailer shows you the hardships and the struggles that the brew on board face when they have to fight against their enemies. The rain and the rough waves can be challenging as seen in the trailer. Once a battle has been won, the crew members celebrate and enjoy their victory. You can watch the trailer by heading here.
Skull and Bones Gameplay
Ubisoft has also released a 7-minute-long gameplay trailer. The trailer talks about how you start in the Indian Ocean and your main goal to be the most feared pirate ever. You start as a survivor from a shipwreck who then lands on land to begin learning to craft tools and begin building up ships. When you live a life like this, it’s essential that you have enough stock of the necessary items. Once you progress through the levels, you get to build and control larger ships.
Of course, you also have your crew who will partake in attacking the enemies. But, if they aren’t well-fed and taken care of, things can turn nasty for you. In the event of your ship being wrecked or even sinking, you will be able to recover your inventory but, you’ll need quick feet for that. You can also take up contracts to boost your levels and rankings. There are also side quests that you can complete to earn more rewards and eventually rank yourself up. There is also the option of either playing the game solo or teaming up with your friends online. The battles only get interesting when you play with your friends.
Overall, the game requires planning and strategizing every element. Whether it’s about stocking on resources or planning out attacks on the go. Coordination and planning are key. One cool feature that a lot of people will be making use of is being able to attack other players online and sail away with their loot. The game allows you to customize your character with different items that you will have to unlock or purchase as necessary. Check out the gameplay trailer over here.
Skull and Bones – Game Editions
As you would expect with most games from Ubisoft, there’s a choice between the standard base game and a deluxe or premiere edition of the game. With regards to Skull and Bones, you can purchase either the standard version of the game or the premium edition o the game. The standard edition of the game consists of the base game and this will cost you $59.99.
The Premium edition of the game will cost you $89.99. With the premium edition of the game, you will get the Ballad of Bloody Bones collection, two additional missions, and a digital soundtrack. Whichever version you pre-order, you will be getting the Highness of the High Sea Pack. this pack contains the Notoriety garb and the Coronation Firework If you aren’t interested in purchasing the game, you can always purchase the Ubisoft + subscription that allows you 100+ games for a monthly fee of $14.99.
Skull and Bones – Supported Platforms
The game is available for the new generation consoles ie the PS5 and the Xbox Series X. With regards to PC, you can purchase the game from the Ubisoft Store or from the Epic Games Launcher.
Skull and Bones System Requirements
Now, let’s take a look at the minimum and recommended system requirements required to play Skull and Bones on PC.
Minimum System Requirements
- OS: Windows 10
- CPU: Intel Core i7 4790 or AMD Ryzen 5 1600
- RAM: 8 GB
- Storage: 65 GB
- GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB or AMD RX 570 8 GB
Recommended System Requirements
- OS: Windows 10
- CPU: Intel Core i7 8700K or AMD Ryzen 5 3600
- RAM: 16 GB
- Storage: 65 GB
- GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB or AMD RX 5700XT 8 GB
This concludes everything you need to know about the new game Skull and Bones. So, what are your thoughts about the game, and do you think this will be a successful game? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. Also, do you think the game will show up on cloud gaming services such as Nvidia’s GeForce NOW?