Skull and Bones is Ubisoft's 'ultimate pirate experience'

E3 2017 Ubisoft Skull & Bones Players sail the high seas in PvP online title

Ubisoft unveiled a new IP called Skull and Bones during its presentation at E3 2017.

The actual gameplay is identical to the naval combat simulatio n from Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.

Unlike Assassin's Creed, Skull & Bones will be a multiplayer game.

Skull and Bones is out in Fall 2018 for Xbox One X, Xbox One, PS4, PS4 Pro and PC. The game takes place in a shared world where you can sail solo or join up with friends and terrorize the Indian Ocean.

It comes from Ubisoft Singapore, a studio that has previously assisted other studios in making games. The presentation concluded with a Kraken release and the ominous statement: 'The world of Skull and Bones is one that evolves, when you act - it reacts'.

There's still a lot we need to see in Skull & Bones; a single-player campaign would be nice, if nothing else. Colonial Empires, Trading Companies, and Pirate Gangs all want to control the waters. Their ships will have an arsenal of weapons onboard to help take out their foes. It looks to combine some intense ship battles with some unique multiplayer aspects, all set in the backdrop of the golden age of piracy.

For the latest on SKULL & BONES and all of Ubisoft's games, please visit www.ubiblog.com.

There, thankfully, doesn't seem to be much of a plot involved, just the chance to race about on a map that includes nearly the whole of the USA.

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