Published on January 28th, 2024 | by Adrian Gunning


Today, Ubisoft revealed the ambitious Skull and Bones’ Endgame and Postlaunch plans that will chart a thrilling course for players starting from Launch and beyond. From meeting Legendary Pirate Lords and dominating World Events to growing an empire, the post-launch plan promises an exhilarating journey on the high seas.


Players will embark on a perilous journey facing Legendary Pirate Lords like Philippe La Peste and the Hubac Twins. Stirred into a feeding frenzy, players will have to strategize and defeat these new threats, each escalating in difficulty. Strategic ship loadouts and seasonal ships and gear will be the key to defeating them in the final showdown at the end of each season. Prepare to expand and defend your empire by looting stronger equipment and valuable resources through new world events introduced each season. Face Merchant Convoys, Elite Warships, and other predators on the high seas. Bigger challenges bring greater rewards as you navigate the dynamic and unpredictable waters.

Click image to watch the Endgame & Year 1 Roadmap Trailer

Discover the intense endgame of Skull and Bones, where you’ll face more dangerous challenges, higher stakes, and alliances that can transform into rivalries. Transition from working with Kingpins to becoming their foes, facing the perilous consequences of the treacherous pirate life. Seize control of The Helm, an unrivaled smuggling colossus, and build your smuggling empire. Control manufactories across the Indian Ocean, increase profits through strategic control of trade routes, and invest in upgrades for your operations. On top of these, Legendary Heist and Hostile Takeover activities also add thrilling twists to empire-building, with new end game features introduced each season.

Engage in precarious PvP activities with high-risk, high-reward Helm Wagers and Cutthroat Cargo. Accept challenges and legendary treasure maps, which will put a literal target on your head until you reach the outpost. Rise to the top, and solidify your reputation amongst Kingpins, earning rewards based on your leaderboard placement. Participate in free time-limited events each season, collaborate with fellow pirates, complete exclusive community events, and claim treasure troves of loot. The leaderboard resets each season with new rewards, encouraging players to continually strive for the top.

Skull and Bones Open Beta will be available from February 8 to 11 with cross-play and cross-progression on PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X | S as well as Windows PC through the Epic Games Store and the Ubisoft Store. Players will be able to reach the Infamy Cap of Tier 6 and earn up to 5 exclusive rewards including unique ship cosmetics, emote, weapon and Pandal Lemur pet. Carry-over will also be available, allowing players to have a head-start when the game releases on February 16.

Developed by Ubisoft Singapore in collaboration with other Ubisoft studios**, Skull and Bones is a co-op open world pirate action RPG where you play by your own rules to become the most infamous pirate kingpin and build your smuggling empire in a perilous world.

Skull and Bones will be released on February 16, 2024 with cross-play and cross-progression on PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X | S, as well as Windows PC through the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store. Players can also subscribe to Ubisoft+ to get the game three days early, on February 13, 2024.

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About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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