Just hours after a leaked recording of a new and, at the time, unannounced PvP game surfaced online, Ubisoft has confirmed that “Project Q” is real.
While it’s only referring to the game by codename for now, Ubisoft says the “modern, innovative PvP battle arena game” is still in “early development,” though the leak appears to have originated from the “first closed test.” playable” which had been designed to get early player feedback on the “game concept and core gameplay experience”.
If the name sounds familiar, that’s because it is: Project Q was one of several games leaked via Nvidia last year.
So, we heard you heard… 🤷Introducing the codename “Project Q”, a team battle arena that allows players to own the experience! The game is in early development and we’ll continue to test, so for now all you can do is sign up for upcoming tests: https://t.co/TMRKwiUzbJ pic.twitter.com/hZ40OkPdumApril 23, 2022
“So we heard you heard…” Ubisoft tweeted earlier today, accepting the leak.
Introducing codenamed ‘Project Q’, a team battle arena that lets players own the experience! The game is in early development and we’ll continue to test, so for now all you can do is sign up for the next tests.
“By the way, this is not a Battle Royale. The game will feature a variety of PvP modes with only one goal in mind: FUN!”
If you’re interested in trying it out, registration is now open on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC via Ubisoft Connect PC. Good luck to all who apply! add NFT to this game”, a later post cheep adds, “you can get more information by signing up and participating in upcoming tests!”
That last tweet is interesting, as Ubisoft has been an early adopter of the controversial technology. That said, while there has been an influx of gaming giants trying out blockchain and NFTs in recent months, including Konami, Team17, and Ubisoft, some companies are now rethinking their approaches.
GSC Game World – developer of the upcoming Stalker sequel, Stalker 2: Heart of Chernobyl – u-turned on the decision to introduce NFT into the long-awaited game at the end of last year, while Sega is reconsidering plans to jump on the NFT bandwagon until it is certain of “what will be accepted and what will not by users”.
While we don’t yet know when we’ll be able to test Project Q, there are plenty of big titles in our pipeline. upcoming ps5 games Y upcoming xbox series x games lists you can get stuck on while you wait.