by Joshua Russo
Today Ubisoft has announced that the Assassin’s Creed franchise will not release a new game during 2016.
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.
This will be the first time in six years that a main installment for the series has not been released. This also lends credence to the earlier rumors that the nexrt Assassin’s Creed will be set in Egypt and be titled Assassin’s Creed Empire.