Ubisoft’s Pioneer may not be dead, just pining for the fjords

A few week’s ago a tweet seemed to indicate Ubisoft’s unannounced but teased game, Pioneer, had been cancelled. Kotaku have done a little digging and it appears that may not be the case.

They are reporting that rather than being binned Pioneer has been rebooted from a non-violent exploration game and is now a co-op alien shooter that will use the same engine and tech as Rainbow Six. Apparently Ubisoft had already started working on a zombie based spin off from Rainbow Six which was subsequently cancelled, so they have used the engine for something similar.

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Source: Kotaku

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