It's a huge departure from the first game where players assumed the role of Jade, but this prequel will share the gritty bones of the dark world she was birthed into.
More spiritual successor than direct sequel, Beyond Good and Evil 2 is a prequel set in a vibrant solar system filled with all manner of people and creatures.More news: Gaza man dies of wounds sustained in border protest
There's also a strong co-op element to the game as you travel around as an armada of space pirates, although you can also play on your own in the same shared environment. It's revealed that you'll be able to use your jetpack inside of the ship and you can easily use it to disembark and fly around with or board a smaller ship like a fighter if you'd like to be a bit more maneuverable.More news: Strong To Severe Storms Possible Wednesday & Thursday
A livestream also took place earlier today on Twitch. "Tune in tomorrow to see what the Beyond Good & Evil 2 team have been up to with their latest live stream".
The Ubisoft footage that we see mainly consists of staff combat between the pair of characters that appear to be the protagonists, the girl and monkey hybrid that appeared in the game's debut trailer at E3 past year. You'd still have a crew with specialized abilities that you'd have to order around, though it's unclear if these will be NPCs or controllable characters.More news: Twitter stock rises on Disney, ESPN content deal
As far as combat goes, once again, you'll have a sort of bow-staff as an available weapon. The developers noted that they want to give players more freedom and choices in this Beyond Good and Evil.