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Beyond Good & Evil 2 enters pre-production, according to its creator

'Endangered species now saved.'


Series creator Michel Ancel posted an update on Beyond Good & Evil 2 on Instagram. "Endangered species now saved. Game in pre-production. Stay tuned!"

Ancel has been teasing progress on the oft-delayed sequel lately, posting concept artwork on social media. His Instagram post follows in the same vein: a bipedal rhino of the same species as creatures found in the first Beyond Good & Evil accompanies his words.

We haven't heard much from Ancel since Beyond Good & Evil 2's initial announcement eight years ago in 2008, but a few breadcrumbs have popped up lately. Back in June, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot told Geoff Keighley that BG&E2 was in active development, although Ancel was (and perhaps still is) involved in development of Wild, announced in 2014.

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    October 4, 2016 4:39 PM

    David Craddock posted a new article, Beyond Good & Evil 2 enters pre-production, according to its creator

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      October 4, 2016 8:12 PM

      B E Y O N D G O O D A N D E V I L: F O R E V E R

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      October 4, 2016 10:21 PM

      ...I guess that means they're starting over. Given the amount of time that has passed since the last shown vertical slice, not that surprised.

      Time to restart the waiting clock...

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        October 5, 2016 9:25 AM

        I'm cool with that. I'd rather have a game in 3-5 years than something that was in development hell on ps3/Xbox limited tech now.

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      October 4, 2016 10:56 PM

      Pre-- wait, PRE production? Oh... well... okay then

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      October 5, 2016 6:47 AM

      I'd rather they do another Rayman sequel personally.

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      October 5, 2016 6:48 AM


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      October 5, 2016 7:03 AM

      I won't get my hopes up. They could still drag the whole team off to work on another Rayman game while BG&E2 is still in pre-production.