Ubisoft teases September event to announce “the future of Assassin’s Creed”
Ubisoft has revealed that it will hold an event in September to make an announcement regarding the future of its popular Assassin’s Creed game, the publisher announced Tuesday during its live event to celebrate the 15th anniversary of its Assassin’s Creed franchise. The company is reportedly working on two Assassin’s Creed projects, including a live service game and a standalone title named Rift. Ubisoft has yet to reveal any details on what to expect from its planned event in September.
On Tuesday, Ubisoft teased gamers with the announcement about “the future of Assassin’s Creed” during a live event celebrating 15 years of its Assassin’s Creed franchise – the first game was released in 2007. “Join us in September as we unveil the future of Assassin’s Creed in a very special event,” the publisher said. No additional details were revealed, including whether it would announce one or more Assassin’s Creed titles during the upcoming event.
Last year, it was reported that Ubisoft was working on a new Assassin’s Creed game named Infinity, which is expected to be a live service title. The upcoming title is expected to be an evolving title, similar to games like Fortnite and GTA Online. Assassin’s Creed Infinity is likely to bring one of the biggest changes in franchise history since its debut in 2007.
Ubisoft later confirmed Infinity’s development in a blog post. It should be noted that the title of the blog post also includes the words “the future of the Assassin’s Creed franchise”.
Meanwhile, Ubisoft is also reportedly working on a standalone Assassin’s Creed title named Rift. Earlier this year, Bloomberg reported that Ubisoft started working on Rift as an expansion for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, but ended up developing it as a standalone title to fill its slim release schedule for this year or so. 2023. Rift is set to star Basim, an assassin from Valhalla, while offering a much smaller scope than Ubisoft’s recent entries in the franchise, and will focus on stealth gameplay, according to the report.
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