Can you Play Skull and Bones on Xbox? Answered

Skull and Bones screenshot of a broken ship

Skull and Bones will be released in about a week, after some delays, but can you play it on Xbox? Let’s see.

In a couple of days, on Friday, February 16, we’ll officially get the new game from Ubisoft called Skull and Bones. It’s a pirate-themed open-world action game, set in the golden years of piracy. Command ships, sail the Indian Ocean, and go on adventures to become the most famous pirate kingpin. Gather your friends, raise the black flag, and set out into the world to make a name for yourselves. Or go solo in a single-player campaign. Now, with the option for crossplay confirmed, fans are wondering on what platforms they can play Skull and Bones. Can you play Skull and Bones on Xbox? Let’s see, read on.

Can you Play Skull and Bones on Xbox?

Without any doubt, Skull and Bones is available to play on Xbox Series X and S. Specifically, it will be available on PC (Epic Games Store and Ubisoft’s website) and on current-gen consoles (Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5). The game is available to preorder for $69.99 on Xbox’s official webstore. Bear in mind that, to play online, you must be subscribed to Xbox Game Pass (Core or Ultimate subscriptions). The game will take approximately 27 GB of your hard drive.

We just had an Open Beta, and it was fully playable on Xbox. Fans of Microsoft’s console will be able to enjoy this highly-anticipated pirate game, along with their friends on PCs and PlayStation.

Skull and Bones – Standard Edition, Xbox Series X
  • Engage in thrilling naval battles and equip a multitude of powerful weapons as you risk it all for the biggest loot.
  • Sail the lawless seas solo, or team up with two friends or other players to partake in shareable contracts and rewards.
  • Face cutthroat pirate hunters, deadly sea monsters, unpredictable weather, dangerous rogue waves, supernatural threats, and more as you explore a vast open world.
  • Craft and sail up to 10 different ships at launch, each with unique perks to match your own personal playstyle.
  • Grow your infamy and unlock resources and opportunities to get riskier contracts and upgrade your equipment.

Is Skull and Bones Playable on Xbox One?

Sadly, Skull and Bones is current-gen exclusive. Last-gen console owners (PlayStation 4 and Xbox One) will be missing out on this one, as the game is more demanding than those consoles can handle. Moving forward, we’ll see more and more situations like this, where last-gen consoles would not be able to handle the demands of newer games.

We have some more articles on Skull and Bones, so you better take a look at Can You Play Skull and Bones on Steam, Skull and Bones Release Date. Editions, Pricing, and System Requirements, and Will Skull and Bones Have Multiplayer.


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