Over five years after its original announcement, Ubisoft’s pirate open world game Skull and Bones finally has a release date.
Fans should be cautious of getting their hopes up too much for the current launch date, as much can change between now and February; Ubisoft has not been afraid to delay launch dates before, and Skull and Bones has already been delayed a few times. However, for now, you can see the current official release date for Skull and Bones in the guide below.
Skull and Bones release date
As of early January 2024, the release date for Skull and Bones is set for Feb. 16, 2024. This was revealed in late 2023, so it appears this might finally be the actual date that we get to see Ubisoft’s long-awaited pirate title.
You also have the opportunity to play Skull and Bones up to three days early with Ubisoft+, Ubisoft’s subscription service. This service costs roughly $15 a month and allows you to play a wide variety of Ubisoft titles at no extra cost. There are also certain other perks, such as playing new games early, that come with a subscription. You can access your Ubisoft+ membership on PC or consoles.
Speaking on platforms, Skull and Bones is set to arrive on PC, Xbox Series X|S, and PlayStation 5 whenever it does launch. It will also have a release on Amazon Luna as well. There was a Google Stadia port planned, but that was scrapped when Stadia shut down.
Skull and Bones costs $60 for PC players and $70 for PS5 and Xbox players. As of the time of writing, there is currently no store page for Skull and Bones on Steam, so it appears the game will arrive exclusively via Ubisoft Connect, Ubisoft’s PC marketplace. It’s possible a Steam release is planned for the future, though.