- In 2019 Ubisoft interrupts the annual franchise "Assassin & # 39; s Creed".
- Instead of a new game, the company will give the franchise a rest after the launch of "Assassin & # 39; s Creed Odyssey" this year.
- Yves Guillemot, CEO of Ubisoft, called the company's earlier decision to move its games from annual follow-up steps. With more development time "gave the team the opportunity to really bring what they wanted" with "Assassin & creed Origins" and "Odyssey", Guillemot told GameSpot.
One of the largest annual game franchises in the world will be 2019.
In 2017 Ubisoft & # 39; Assassin & # 39; s Creed Origins & # 39; In 2018, Ubisoft & # 39; Assassin & # 39; s Creed Odyssey & # 39; But next year there will be no new Assassin & # 39; s Creed & # 39; game – a surprise considering the franchise's usually annual launch schedule.
"We had a game [in 2018] and we have one this year, but we will not be fully fledged & # 39; Assassin & # 39; s & # 39; have, "Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot told GameSpot in an interview this week, including spin-off games, according to Guillemot.
Instead, Ubisoft plans to expand on the basis set by "Odyssey" later this year.
"What you will have is a lot of content coming [to ‘Odyssey’]"Said Guillemot." The team really wants to offer new opportunities on a regular basis, so if you are inside this year, you will be boarding for a few years. "
It is a move that is very logical given the recent history of Ubisoft.
Instead of spending hundreds of millions of dollars on developing big blockbusters, and hoping to sell enough at the launch to make a profit, Ubisoft has begun to focus on long-term support for its big blockbusters.
Games such as Rainbow Six Siege, as seen above, have expanded enormously since its launch in 2015 – it remains hugely popular, even though it became available almost three years ago. The same can be said for Ubisoft & # 39; s "The Division" and "For Honor" – it is a smart strategy that Ubisoft has developed with great success in recent years.
And now it sounds like the same strategy is being used with the huge "Assassin & # 39; s Creed" series.
"Assassin & # 39; s Creed Odyssey" is scheduled for October 5 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC – watch the game in action here:
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