Beyond Good and Evil 2 was lastly revealed after years of reports throughout E3 2017, and while we have actually had a couple of extra take a look at the video game ever since, it’s been primarily peaceful on the Ubisoft front. With the current occasions of video game creator/director Michel Ancel leaving the video games market completely, for factors that appear more complex than what was very first exposed, the future of the follow up does not appear as brilliant as lots of fans had actually hoped.
During a current incomes call (which likewise exposed the hold-up of Far Cry 6 and Rainbow Six Quarantine), Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot ensured financiers that the video game is not stuck in advancement hell which it is “advancing well.”
Despite losing such a crucial name as part of the advancement procedure with Ancel’s departure, Guillemot guaranteed that “The video game is advancing well. The world is actually great. As you can see, Netflix likewise chose to take that universe and develop a film with it. So there’s a great deal of development in that group and the video game is coming along very well.”
The Beyond Good and Evil sequel is a drastic change from the story we fell in love with in the first video game, but the open-world premise and creative leaps do show promise for what’s ahead. That being said, the rumors surrounding Ancel’s exit do not inspire hope that the game is progressing as well as the Ubisoft CEO says, citing an abusive work culture under Ancel’s leadership that led to depression, burnout, and exhaustion throughout his group.
The claims against Ancel were vehemently denied through a series of Instagram posts and since then, the reports surrounding his departure have died down. Whether there is truth to those claims remains to be seen but it was one more piece to the Beyond Good and Evil puzzle that had fans worried that this game will never see the light of day.
What do you think about what the Ubisoft CEO had to say to investors about the progress of Beyond Good and Evil 2? Do you think that all is well, or will the follow up be the latest video game to take one fall too many to see completion? Sound off with your thoughts in the comment section below and tell us what you believe!