There gained't be an 'Murderer's Creed' recreation this yr

There won't be an 'Assassin's Creed' game this year

Time-touring parkour individuals, take it straightforward this yr. Ubisoft won’t launch a brand new Murderer’s Creed recreation in 2016, breaking the franchise’s annual launch schedule for the primary time since 2009. Ubisoft says it is listened to fan suggestions because the launch of Murderer’s Creed Unity, a recreation that was affected by technical glitches when it launched in 2014. Gross sales of final yr’s installment, Murderer’s Creed Syndicate, have been slower than anticipated, Ubisoft famous in its quarterly monetary report launched immediately.

“We at the moment are able to take the choice to not launch a brand new Murderer’s Creed recreation in 2016-17, as a way to give the model a brand new dimension, whereas nonetheless presenting very strong targets for the fiscal yr,” Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot stated.

This will likely imply there’s room for an additional Ubisoft franchise to land within the fall — the corporate plans to launch a sequel to Watch Canine earlier than April 2017, as laid out on the finish of its earnings report. Different video games on Ubisoft’s slate embrace For Honor, South Park: The Fractured However Entire, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: WildLands and “a brand new excessive-potential AAA model with robust digital stay providers.”

Kotaku reported in January that Ubisoft would pause its annual Murderer’s Creed drop in 2016. The location additionally stated the subsequent Murderer’s Creed recreation was code-named Empire and would happen in Egypt, and the brand new Watch Canine can be set in San Francisco. These particulars aren’t confirmed, however with immediately’s information, they’re wanting pretty strong.