Beyond Good & Evil: 20th Anniversary Edition reemerges with first details and screenshots
Posted on November 29, 2023 by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop
After it was first leaked at the end of August, Beyond Good & Evil: 20th Anniversary Edition has now come back into the spotlight with first details and screenshots.
The game could be dropping on Switch very soon as a listing has now appeared on the Xbox store page. The description mentions that it’ll include “improved graphics, controls, and audio, along with brand-new autosave and cross-save features.”
Here’s what’s stated in the listing:
Swoop into the marvelous world of Hillys as action-reporter Jade to investigate the mysterious DomZ alien attacks alongside colorful characters, like her adoptive uncle Pey’j or the valiant Double H.
Embark on this epic adventure in up to 4K, 60 fps with improved graphics, controls, and audio, along with brand-new autosave and cross-save features.
Enjoy exclusive new rewards as you explore the planet and discover more about Jade’s past in a new treasure hunt throughout Hillys.
Put your skills to the test thanks to the new speedrun mode and updated achievements, and learn more about the game’s development and secrets in the anniversary gallery!
Armed with her daï-jo and faithful camera, Jade’s adventure will get you to freely explore Hillys, combat creatures large and small, infiltrate dangerous areas, solve enigmatic puzzles, play addictive mini-games, race the best hovercraft pilots, and take pictures of the whole experience.
Be ready to dive into a trailblazing blend of action gameplay and thrilling emotional cutscenes!
We also have the following screenshots for Beyond Good & Evil: 20th Anniversary Edition:
Beyond Good & Evil 20th Anniversary Edition was previously rated for Switch by the ESRB. The action adventure game first hit the GameCube in 2003, and while it did receive a re-release on the PS3 and Xbox 360, it’s not been on a Nintendo console since that original launch.
Update: Ubisoft now says the launch will be happening in 2024. Read the full message below.
Well, looks like the cat’s out of the bag, dagnammit. Happy 20th anniversary to Beyond Good & Evil! While we cannot wait to show you more about this special edition, more news to come in early 2024!
An early development version of Beyond Good & Evil 20th Anniversary Edition was recently released to some Ubisoft+ subscribers by mistake. We apologize for any confusion and want to assure our community that this version is not indicative of the final game.
As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Beyond Good & Evil, our commitment to delivering a game that meets the high expectations of our fans is unwavering.
We’re excited to announce that the official launch is set for early 2024, and we’re dedicated to making it an experience that truly honors the legacy of the original. Thank you for your understanding and continued support.