After a long time of silence there was finally a small sign of life from Beyond Good & Evil 2. The even longer waiting time until the release could mean that a release on the last-gen consoles is no longer sought.
Since the official announcement at E3 2017 there have been new impressions and information bits about Beyond Good & Evil 2 here and there, but until recently it was initially quiet about the hopeful sequel for a long time. After all, Ubisoft recently confirmed that development will continue and the game could possibly appear in 2023.
It is precisely this fact that the release, which is still to come, is likely to lead to the last-gen consoles around PS4 and Xbox One no longer being supplied with the promising title. Corresponding information can now also be found in the context of the registration for the planned beta test phases.
Via ResetEra Now a user spoke up who had also registered for the beta of the officially announced Tom Clancy’s XDefiant and wanted to check his platform selection in this regard. He had received an apparently false beta invitation from Ubisoft.
Interestingly, he also noticed a change in his beta registration for Beyond Good & Evil 2. He did this for the Xbox One in his day, but such an option no longer exists. Instead, only the PC, Xbox Series X / S and PS5 platforms can now be selected there. In short: The game, which has been in development since 2012 and announced in 2017, is likely to miss PS4 and Xbox One and only appear for the newer platforms.
If you consider how long the PS5 and Xbox Series X / S have been on the market in 2023 and that Ubisoft has extremely ambitious plans for Beyond Good & Evil 2, this should probably not come as a surprise. For one or the other gamer, this will still be a disappointment, should it really turn out that way.