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Beyond Good & Evil 2 'still on the way'

Ubisoft's CEO would rather see it sooner rather than later, though.

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One of the no shows at Ubisoft's E3 press conference this year was Beyond Good & Evil 2, the much anticipated sequel that was announced back in 2008.  We thought we might get something when Ubsioft renewed the franchise trademark in April, but alas, it didn't happen. But fear not, fans. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot says the game is "still on the way."

In talking to Geoff Keighley at E3, Guillemot said that project director Michel Ancel is currently working on Wild, which was announced in 2014, and BG&E2, so his time is limited. When asked if the game was in active development, Guillemot responded: “It’s difficult to say actually ... It’s coming along but he has to spend time on it so we can see it faster.” He also admitted with some prompting that he would like to see it faster.

From the sound of that, we could still be a year or so away from seeing anything, with this year's Gamescom in Germany being a slim possibility, but next year's E3 being more probable. The good news is that the game has nto been canceled.

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    June 20, 2016 8:10 AM

    John Keefer posted a new article, Beyond Good & Evil 2 'still on the way'

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      June 20, 2016 8:12 AM

      I think at this point with the chance of everything being bought/sold/traded/rebooted, you cant write off anything.

      except hl3

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      June 20, 2016 9:41 AM

      I'm still anxiously awaiting this game. The announce on May 28, 2008 was music to my ears, but at least we have a small echo to fill the deafening silence that remained after the reveal.

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      June 20, 2016 9:53 AM

      It is hard to trust Ubisoft that they will do a sequel any justice. This was one of my favorite games of all time, it would be a shame to see a mediocre sequel.

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        June 20, 2016 3:00 PM

        I wonder how many towers you have to climb.

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        June 20, 2016 3:57 PM

        It has michel ancel listed as designer/director and writing the story.

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        June 20, 2016 4:11 PM

        They will require a companion app in order to use Jade'a camera in game.

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      June 20, 2016 2:59 PM

      Typo in last sentence "nto"