At the beginning of the year, sources indicated that Ubisoft was putting the Assassin’s Creed franchise on hold for the year. Since 2009 the publisher has churned out a major new release in the series, and sometimes that has been to the detriment of the IP. Case in point: Assassin’s Creed Unity. Now, in a new post on the Ubi Blog, the Assassin’s Creed team has confirmed the recent rumour:
“This year, we also are stepping back and re-examining the Assassin’s Creed franchise. As a result, we’ve decided that there will not be a new Assassin’s Creed game in 2016. Since the release of Assassin’s Creed Unity, we’ve learned a lot based on your feedback. We’ve also updated our development processes and recommitted to making Assassin’s Creed a premier open-world franchise. We’re taking this year to evolve the game mechanics and to make sure we’re delivering on the promise of Assassin’s Creed offering unique and memorable gameplay experiences that make history everyone’s playground.”
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