In the past few hours, after a leak that started with a report by Bloomberg, Ubisoft is so to speak out in the open, publishing on his official blog a series of information about Assassin’s Creed: Infinity.
This is not the sequel to the blockbuster Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, released last year on PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X | S and PC, and which will also be stocked with content for next season.
Assassin’s Creed Infinity is in fact an absolute novelty for the series, one live service platform that will be connected to the next episodes of the famous franchise and that will evolve over time.
Infinity is therefore an extremely ambitious project, a way by Ubisoft to change its policy towards its largest IPs without at the same time giving up on huge brands. Although it was recently announced, Assassin’s Creed Infinity is already followed by Ubisoft Montreal and Ubisoft Quebec, and among their ranks we find numerous developers who have dealt with the series in the past. The project will also be led by Marc-Alexis Côté, a veteran of the franchise: after working on AC Brotherhood, he became the creative director of Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, and today he holds the position of executive producer of the entire series.
The idea behind the Infinity project is to no longer think as divided studios, but as software houses that collaborate in the creation of works never seen before.
Here is a fairly significant excerpt from Ubisoft’s post:
Rather than continuing to pass the baton from game to game, we deeply believe this is an opportunity for one of Ubisoft’s most beloved franchises to evolve into a more integrated and collaborative way, less focused on studies and more focused on talent and leadership. regardless of where they are located within Ubisoft. More importantly, Assassin’s Creed has always been developed by multicultural teams with various backgrounds and perspectives that have influenced the portrayal of its characters, places and cultures. While we know there is always room for improvement, we believe this new structure allows us to ensure that diversity and representation within our teams continues to grow and match that of our players.
We also learn that Assassin’s Creed Infinity will not be the only project for the future of the franchise. In the past few weeks, in fact, Ubisoft has stated that it has been very satisfied with Valhalla, and that the next premium game in the franchise will also be an action RPG.
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