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[IGN] No Assassin's Creed in 2016

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Ubisoft confirmed that it would not release a new Assassin's Creed game in 2016, and it's because the publisher is "re-examining" the franchise.

"This year, we also are stepping back and re-examining the Assassin’s Creed franchise," an article on UbiBlog explains.

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No great loss.
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That was said a long time ago. Like several months.

No big loss though. They need to regroup and make a really good one. The last two major entries have been mediocre.
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They mean just big games.
There is already one of the minors ones out tongue.gif
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I think they saw the success of Witcher 3 and want to build AC based on the same idea.
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I think they saw the success of Witcher 3 and want to build AC based on the same idea.
Black Flag as a completely open world game would be l33t.
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Black Flag as a completely open world game would be l33t.

Couldn't agree more, add in Co-op and say goodbye to your personal life wheee.gif
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I think they saw the success of Witcher 3 and want to build AC based on the same idea.
You overestimate them. Ubisoft is a company of incompetence and blindness. WHerever they can screw up and make the wrong choices they will.

Their internal management is horrible. They're incapable of producing quality content and focusing on anything but money. They operate strictly as a business, not a passionate game development company. Perhaps they're catching on, seeing the poor sales of AC and giving it a break, but in no way will the next AC game be any better than the last few.

However the sheer amount of flak they've been getting has gotten them to wake up and realize that they're NOT doing a good job. Look at Rainbow Six siege. It still launched in a state of disaster, but it recovered very quickly. Unfortunately for them nobody trusts Ubisoft enough to buy a Ubisoft game anymore so the sales are still crap. But that's good, they need the motivation to try harder rather than getting tons of money for doing a bad job. I can see Ubisoft improving a lot in the next few years to the point where they aren't lumped in with EA - they're sort of improving too for the same reason.

SO for their own good lets keep beating on them. tongue.gif
Edited by cookieboyeli - 2/11/16 at 3:52pm
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Meh, some of my favorite games are from Ubisoft and I really enjoyed Syndicate but it is the only AC game I have played through. Far Cry series is fabulous, lots of people like that Tom Clancy stuff and Trackmania is excellent!
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How are they going to give Christmas bonuses to their executives?
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