Beyond Good and Evil 2 is Still in the Early Development Stages

Beyond Good and Evil 2 is no way near to launch as it's still in early development

Abdullah Waseem
Abdullah Waseem
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Highlights
  • Beyond Good and Evil still in early development
  • The game has been rebooted from 2018's trailer
  • It is still atleast a few years away

The first Beyond Good and Evil came out in 2003. The game was quite well-received and people really wanted a sequel. Ubisoft teased the sequel back in 2008 since then, the development seemed to be on a rocky path. 14 years later the game is still in the early development stages.

Beyond Good and Evil 2 is Still Not Ready

The last time we heard of the title was in the form of an E3 2018 pre-alpha footage trailer. Since then, there hadn’t been any updates and people thought it had been canceled. But, Tom Henderson confirmed in July 2022, that the game is still pretty much alive. However, Insider Gaming has now confirmed that even after 15 years, the game is still in early development.

Insider Gaming has also reported that the pre-alpha footage shown in 2018 has since been discarded and the game has reportedly been rebooted. Images and videos of the Beyond Good and Evil 2 have been provided to Insider Gaming but the sources wish to remain anonymous. Moreover, the sources have even requested that the look at the game remains undisclosed.

Screenshot from Beyond Good and Evil 2 trailer
Screenshot from Beyond Good and Evil 2 trailer

The source has revealed that the new footage shows bare planets with blocked structures for buildings. Any structures that had some form of detail were very low quality. It’s almost like the game was being played in an ultra-low setting. It looked nothing of the quality of 2018’s trailer which is a major letdown.

When asked about the game Ubisoft replied that the development is still underway and they working hard on it. Considering, the state the game is currently in it safe to assume that Beyond Good and Evil 2 is still at least a few years away.

We don’t really understand what Ubisoft has going on with the game but hope they sort it out quickly. The fans have been waiting for almost a decade and a half and the hype for the game has completely dried down. But that is something that can be fixed by a well-polished trailer to make the fans excited once more

What are your thoughts on Beyond Good and Evil 2 still being in the early development stages? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Abdullah is an avid gamer who primarily plays single-player titles. If you can't find him anywhere, he'll probably be at his desk playing The Witcher 3 for the millionth time. When he isn't playing games, he's either reading or writing about them.
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