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Finally, after waiting several years and suffering numerous delays, Ubisoft’s pirates game is set to come out for everyone. It’s been a long and agonizing wait for all of us wishing to abandon land for a life at sea, and you can become captain very soon. Here is the Skull and Bones release date and time countdown map so you know exactly when it comes out to play.
Because of natural skepticism surrounding its quality, Ubisoft provided an open beta for Skull and Bones. This delivered some rewards you can carry over to the full game, and it also allowed fans to experience the game’s undeniable beauty while traversing across the dancing waves in beautiful to stormy weather with friends in crossplay multiplayer.
It is a game that has been in development hell for several years, but it finally comes out for everyone tomorrow. You only have to wait one more day to begin cosplaying as the legendary Captain Jack Sparrow with his crew of misfits.
Skull and Bones release date
The release date for when Skull and Bones comes out is February 16th. Many players have already started sailing the seas due to getting early access from February 13th. This early access has given 72 hours of gameplay before everyone else through buying the game’s most expensive edition.
Provided you have pre-order, you can preload the game ahead of launch. Make sure you meet the minimum to recommended and ultra system requirements if you plan to play on PC.
When does Skull and Bones come out?
The release date and time countdown for when Skull and Bones will come out is 9 PM PT on February 15th, as well as 12 AM ET and 12 AM GMT on February 16th. It is a midnight local launch per region as shared by Ubisoft’s launch map on the official skullnbonesgame Twitter account.
Skull and Bones release time US
- 9 PM PT on February 15th
- 12 AM ET on February 16th
Skull and Bones release time UK
- 12 AM GMT on February 16th
Skull and Bones release time countdown
Below is a countdown to the Skull and Bones release time:
You must buy the Premium Edition to get and play the game from February 13th. The Standard edition costs £69.99, meanwhile, the Premium Edition is £94.99. Ubisoft has defended the game’s fee as a live service title by proudly proclaiming it is a ‘quadruple-A game’. Below are the pre-order bonuses and additional content for the Premium edition (via the PSN store):
- Pre-order bonuses
- Highness of the High Sea Pack
- Notoriety Garb
- Coronation Firework
- 3 Days Early Access
- Premium Bonus Pack
- 2 Extra Missions
- Smugglers Pass Token
- Digital Artbook
- Digital Soundtrack
To help you find your legs at sea, we have a guide for how to disembark off your ship to explore land, and we also have a guide for how to fish. In addition, we have a guide for how to join and invite friends so you can become a captain with friends rather than having to become the most famous and best-ever pirate all on your own.
Skull and Bones is available on PS5, Xbox, and PC via Ubisoft Connect and the Epic Games store.