It keeps sounding like BG&E2 is moving toward a more open-ended design - how will it compare to the best sandbox games on PC? Players will control their own custom space pirate, tasked with navigating from planet to planet doing general piratey things. There wasn't much word as to the details of her involvement in the sequel, but she seems to be playing a major role in Beyond Good and Evil 2's narrative. In fact, the aesthetic isn't too different from the Cyberpunk 2077 footage shown during Microsoft's press conference on Sunday. We get a glimpse at the ship's sick bay, which is filled with crew members who've fallen sick and drunk from the cook's "miraculous space chili". Players search for a lost artifact, and Jade stands in your way. Ubisoft is working with Joseph Gordon Levitt's company HitRecord to allow fan submissions of music and art for the game.
When asked about Ubisoft Montpellier's progress on the new "Beyond Good and Evil 2" past year, Ancel told The Verge that the project was still in "day zero of development".
"We want our community to participate in a way that's never been done before through the Space Monkey program, " said Guillaume Brunier, a senior producer at Ubisoft. Artists will be able to use HitRecord to create and submit assets that could potentially be featured in Beyond Good and Evil 2. Its release date has yet to be announced, and there's no word about which platforms it'll support.