Past Good & Evil 2 remains to be alive, regardless of greater than a decade of on-again, off-again improvement and the departure of its creator two years in the past.
Narrative designer Sarah Arellano, previously of Blizzard, at this time introduced through Twitter that she had joined the challenge as its lead author.
Arellano beforehand labored on World of Warcraft, following a stint at Saints Row studio Volition.
It has been years since we final received a correct replace on Past Good & Evil 2, the long-awaited and ambitious-sounding sequel to Ubisoft Montpellier’s sensible journey sport launched again within the GameCube period.
The sequel is designed to construct on the unique scope for that first title, that includes a grand sci-fi story set throughout an array of explorable planets.
Ubisoft has saved the challenge listed in its monetary documentation as an ongoing concern, however we have not seen proof of any actual progress since a collection of livestreams that ran till late 2019.
The unique sport was the brainchild of Rayman creator Michel Ancel, who labored for years on this sequel earlier than asserting in September 2020 that he had left the online game business behind for good to focus full-time on working a wildlife sanctury.
Following his departure, a French newspaper reported Ancel’s administration type and lack of give attention to the challenge in latest months had been the topic of a number of complaints at his studio. Ancel responded to the report and refuted lots of its claims, saying it was the phrases of “a couple of individuals with rage and jealousy” talking “within the identify of lots of”.
Work on Past Good & Evil 2 has continued at Ubisoft Montpellier, however the sport has not been glimpsed once more since, and nonetheless lacks any form of formal launch window.