Skull And Bones Open Beta Is Live Now, Here’s How To Play – Set sail and explore the open beta of Ubisoft’s Skull and Bones, an action-packed co-op pirate adventure set in the vast Indian Ocean. The beta, available now until February 11th at 6 PM ET, offers players a chance to become the most notorious pirate on the high seas.
How to Join Skull and Bones open beta
Players can dive into the Skull and Bones open beta by acquiring it from the Free Games section of Epic store, with no pre-purchase necessary. Even if you’ve pre-purchased the game, fear not – your progress, rankings, loot, and overall advancement will seamlessly carry over, providing a powerful head start for the full game launch.
Standard Edition owners can set sail on February 16th, while Premium Edition owners enjoy early access from February 13th.
The open beta introduces players to an array of challenges and surprises. Utilise a spyglass to scout ahead, identifying a ship’s faction, rank, damage capability, armour, and loot. Careful planning is vital, as poor decisions may lead to your ship sinking.
With cross-play enabled, players can join friends on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S. While the beta allows progression up to “Infamy Cap: Tier 6 Rank 1 — Brigand,” the story progression locks after the “Exterminate the Rat” contract. Nevertheless, players can continue exploring the world, engaging in bounty hunts, side contracts, and world events against Elite Captains and Merchant Convoys.
Exclusive Beta Rewards
Participating in the beta offers enticing rewards for hitting specific milestones
- Tier 2: Sir Reginald Grim Sail emblem ship cosmetic
- Tier 4: Tarred Sail pattern ship cosmetic
- Tier 6: Sign language emote
- Use a medium ship: “Cookie” The Lemur pet
- Participate in a World Event (Merchant Convoy, Elite Captains): “Basilisk I” Culverin weapon
Seize the opportunity, grab the beta, and embark on your pirate journey. Infamy awaits,you daring sea adventurer!