One way or the other, regardless of the whole lot suggesting it needs to be useless within the water, Past Good and Evil 2 continues to be in improvement, because it simply obtained a brand new lead author.
Past Good and Evil 2, the supposedly upcoming sequel to the cult basic authentic, hasn’t precisely had a easy improvement. Some model of it has been in improvement since a minimum of 2008, although its first teaser trailer was the one proof of its existence till the re-reveal in 2017. In 2020 the sport’s director Michel Ancel left the video games trade solely, although in 2021 Ubisoft did say it is nonetheless in improvement. And that in some way does nonetheless appear to be the case, as the sport lately took on a brand new lead author, as reported by PC Gamer.
Sarah Arellano, who has executed work for Blizzard and Volition, introduced the information by way of her private Twitter account, which is probably the most we have heard in regards to the recreation within the final yr.
“We’re very completely satisfied to welcome Sarah who is likely one of the newest recruits on Past Good and Evil 2,” a Ubisoft spokesperson informed PC Gamer over electronic mail. “The event staff is difficult at work to ship on the promise made to its group.”
Past Good and Evil 2 nonetheless being in improvement is not essentially an enormous shock contemplating now formal announcement has been made relating to it lately, however Ubisoft clearly hasn’t been doing nicely lately, which is the place among the shock comes from.
Final month, the developer and writer cancelled Ghost Recon: Frontline, Splinter Cell VR, and two different titles that hadn’t even been introduced. On high of that, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora has been delayed into Ubisoft’s 2023 fiscal yr, and it has reportedly delayed a brand new Murderer’s Creed, which is able to supposedly star Valhalla’s Basim.
It was additionally lately reported that Tencent is seeking to up its stake in Ubisoft, with discussions having began in Might.