The most engaging thing about the Beyond Good and Evil remaster is that it confirms that Beyond Good & Evil 2 is not weird pig food


Yes, you read the headline. Even though it didn’t make an appearance at this year’s Ubisoft Forward, Ubisoft has thrown those still holding out hope for Beyond Good and Evil 2 quite a bone with a remaster of the original Beyond Good and Evil, which is due out next week.

In case you stopped paying attention (and we wouldn’t blame you), a sequel to 2003’s Beyond Good And Evil was announced in 2008 and is getting a lot of attention. trip from that point forward, officially celebrating becoming the most delayed AAA game in history, um, in October 2022.

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But keep that damn phone, because it’s within limits premiere of Beyond Good & Evil on the occasion of its 20th anniversarythe publisher announced that it includes a fresh treasure hunt mission that aims to lend a hand “learn more about Jade’s childhood and her connection to Beyond Good & Evil 2.” No, you’re not dreaming.

If this isn’t a clear enough statement that the long-in-development sequel is still a video game that will come out at some point, Ubisoft re-emphasized it in a note to the press regarding the reveal (thanks, IGN), that the mission “reveals more about the narrative connections to Beyond Good & Evil 2, demonstrating Ubisoft’s enduring commitment to the franchise.”

Given its incredibly complex and at times bizarre development schedule, who knows what Earth Beyond Good and Evil 2 will look like, assuming it actually arrives before the universe implodes as Ubisoft suggests here. We’ve seen and heard a lot of things about him over the years, and a lot of them can be interpreted in different ways, so it’s unclear at this point how much of this stuff could actually make it into the final game or whether we’ll be able to make it. I’ll get something completely different.

Regardless, now on this fine Friday you’ve regained your hope for Beyond Good and Evil, be sure to check out our list of five 2019 games you should play while you wait for Beyond Good and Evil 2 to arrive. Sure, I guess I’ll do it instead you can play the fresh remaster, but it won’t be available until June 25.

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