Ubisoft introduced its upcoming “team battle arena game,” with two main disclaimers: it’s not only a battle royale and there aren’t any NFTs. The game firm shared the information on Twitter after leakers posted footage of the game, codenamed Project Q, on-line.
“This is not a Battle Royale,” Ubisoft stated in a collection of tweets. “The game will feature a variety of PvP modes with one single goal in mind: FUN! We don’t have plans to add NFTs to this game, you can find out more by registering and taking part in the upcoming tests!”
So, we heard you heard…
Introducing codename “Project Q”, a group battle enviornment letting gamers really personal the expertise! The game is in early improvement and we are going to maintain testing, so for now all you are able to do is register for upcoming checks: https://t.co/TMRKwiUzbJ pic.twitter.com/hZ40OkPdum
— Ubisoft (@Ubisoft) April 23, 2022
As famous in Ubisoft’s tweet, you’ll be able to join upcoming checks for the Xbox Series X, Xbox One, PS5, PS4, and PC on Ubisoft’s website. There’s no phrase on when the checks will grow to be accessible, or whether or not the game might be free-to-play in its remaining type. Ubisoft did reassure players, nonetheless, that the “Q” in Project Q won’t stand for “Quartz,” the title of the corporate’s divisive in-game NFT initiative it slid into Ghost Recon.
Project Q footage from video game leaker Tom Henderson exhibits a Fortnite meets Overwatch sort of aesthetic. It additionally seems to characteristic two modes as of proper now: Showdown (battle royale) and Battle Zone (territory management). The game continues to be in early improvement, so all of that is topic to vary. The Verge reached out to Ubisoft with a request for remark however didn’t instantly hear again.
Ubisoft launched a short-lived free-to-play battle royale, known as Hyper Scape, in 2020. The futuristic shooter put a twist on the normal battle royale, however its popularity waned quickly, resulting in its ultimate shutdown on April 28th, 2022.