Ubisoft is releasing a new RPG“Skull and Bones”(PC / PS5 / Xbox SeriesDeveloper video diaryIt has been published.
Skull and Bones is scheduled to be tested in open beta from February 8, 2024, and the long-awaited official launch is scheduled for February 16. In our first developer video diary,“Build a world of hacking”Shows how the game world was created.
This work is set in the Indian Ocean during the Second Golden Age of Pirates, which began at the end of the 17th century, also known as the “Age of the Pirates.” With the establishment of docks in various locations, pirates were able to sail across the ocean, and pirates found new ways to survive in lawless areas where major powers such as the Mughal Empire and the East India Company did not claim sovereignty. It was a time when people were cutting
However, it is the Indian Ocean that is depicted in the gameA unique worldview inspired by the real world and historyIt will become a starting point for players“Red Isles”The island of Madagascar is home to baobab trees and reddish-brown lands, and to the west lie the savannas of East Africa, which contain extensive wetlands where hippos and other animals live.
The player will eventually live in an independent pirate settlement floating on the Indian Ocean, which will serve as a social center.“Saint Anne”Head into the city and trade, renovate the city and employ people. Saint Anne is a jungle city said to be inspired by the temple of Angkor Wat.“victim”It's also been introduced that outposts that players stop at, such as Aldabra Atoll in the Seychelles, an atoll with huge mushroom-shaped boulders, will appear in landscapes that look like they've seen them elsewhere.
Many groups and organizations seem to be emerging in this vast Indian Ocean, trying to continue the life at sea that has been going on since time immemorial.“Fara”People, inspired by African city-states“Ongwana Union”Fighting the slave trade and seeking freedom“Rimbah”In addition to the French people, companies such as the French Royal Company and the Dutch Merchant Company compete for supremacy.
The Skull and Bones open beta will be held in Japan from February 8 to 11, and is also available in Japanese (related article). It supports cross-play and cross-progression, and save data can be transferred to the final version. Players who want to jump into the dangerous golden age of pirates should participate in the open beta test.
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