Ubisoft says its upcoming ‘team battle arena’ game will not have NFTs

Ubisoft announced its upcoming “team battle arena game” with two major disclaimers: It’s not just a Battle Royale, and there are no NFTs. The gaming company shared the news on Twitter after delicious had posted footage of the game with the code name Project Q.online.

“This is not a Battle Royale,” Ubisoft said in a series of tweets. “The game will feature a variety of PvP modes with one goal in mind: FUN! We have no plans to add NFTs to this game. You can find out more by registering and participating in the upcoming tests! “

As mentioned in Ubisoft’s tweet, you can sign up for upcoming tests for Xbox Series X / S, Xbox One, PS5, PS4 and PC on Ubisoft’s website. There are no words on when the tests will be available or whether the game will be free to play in its final form. Ubisoft did that reassure the playershowever, that “Q” i Project Q. will not stand for “Quartz”, the name of the company’s divisive NFT initiative in the game it slipped into Ghost Recon.

Project Q. footage from video game lover Tom Henderson shows one Fortnite meetings Overwatch type of aesthetics. It also appears to have two modes right now: Showdown (battle royale) and Battle Zone (territory control). The game is still in early development so all this can be changed. The edge contacted Ubisoft with a request for comment but did not respond immediately.

Ubisoft launched a short-lived free Battle Royale, called Hyper Scapein 2020. The futuristic shooter put a twist on the traditional Battle Royale, but its popularity declined rapidly, leading to its ultimate closure on April 28, 2022.