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Skull and Bones Release Date and New Gameplay

Ubisoft will release Skull and Bones on February 16, 2024. Skull and Bones is an open-world pirate multiplayer game with survival elements.

The game will be available with cross-play and cross-progression on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Amazon Luna, and Windows PC through the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store.

Skull and Bones Release Date and New Gameplay

Developed by Ubisoft Singapore in collaboration with other Ubisoft studios, Skull and Bones will invite players to chart their own destiny and rise from an outcast to becoming a pirate kingpin.

To do so, they will need to build their Infamy through thrilling naval combat and rewarding expeditions in a treacherous world.

Skull and Bones

Inspired by the legendary tales around piracy, players will get to experience the authentic pirate life. From accepting contracts and gathering resources to navigating important trade routes and attacking wealthy merchant ships, each decision will influence their journey, with varying levels of risk and reward. 

As they grow their Infamy, players will be able to craft and customize their naval fleet fully and unlock a variety of new items throughout the game.

The game is inspired by one of the deadliest periods in history – the end of the 17th century. Considered to be the second Golden Age of Piracy, it sets the stage for a chaotic and ruthless era of pirates, warring factions, powerful organizations, and empires all vying for power in the untamed paradise of the Indian Ocean.

Each journey in the Skull and Bones universe will be unique. Players can expand their empire by joining forces with up to two other friends or players they encounter out at sea.

For additional challenges, players can enable PVP and test their iron against aspiring kingpins, powerful organizations, local factions, or even rival pirates.

Building on an ambitious, multi-year post-launch plan, the game will be regularly updated with new content, activities, stories, and challenges that will be free for all players.

Skull and Bones will be available in two editions, Standard and Premium, on PS5, Xbox X|S, Amazon Luna, and Windows PC through the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store.

The Premium Edition will include “The Ballad of Bloody Bones Collection,” including a range of cosmetics items for both Captain and Ships and additional digital content, including two extra missions, a digital Art Book and Soundtrack, as well as a “Smuggler Pass” Token.

Fans who pre-order Skull and Bones will get access to the “Highness of the High Sea Pack,” which includes the “Notoriety Garb Captain Outfit” and “Coronation Firework.”.

Below, you can watch the full gameplay reveal, as well as the new gameplay overview trailer, cinematic trailer, and the video on ship combat and customization.