Beyond Good and Evil Sequel Confirmed

The Beyond Good and Evil Facebook Page has a post finally officially confirming speculation about a sequel. They say, "Michel Ancel is currently working with the Ubisoft Montpellier Studio on a new Beyond Good & Evil game." In an earlier post they note that the original Beyond Good and Evil will be the October free game in their 30th anniversary celebration giveaway. These have been going live mid-month, so we can probably expect that in 10 days or so. Here's a refresher on the original game:
Beyond Good and Evil is a unique game in Ubisoft history: created by Michel Ancel, this game is the most beloved game of our communities! Released in 2003, this game was a creative bet that took all trends in reverse: the hero was a young girl with skills and wits, Jade, that was very different from women character in video games at that time. The game had a unique style mixing Japanese and traditional cartoon. It remains a unique experience with lovable characters, a brilliant storytelling and a gameplay mixing driving, fighting, collaborating, photographing… Dive into the world of Beyond Good and Evil. This game is available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Dutch only.