Ubisoft gets a lot of flack for milking its Assassin’s Creed franchise but that hasn’t deterred the company from already working on next year’s installment. Kotaku obtained early information about the game in a leak. The game will be called Assassin’s Creed: Victory and will take place in Victorian London.
From the few screenshots posted on Kotaku, the game looks much the same and even uses the same game engine found in Assassin’s Creed: Unity. That’s not a bad thing though, as the graphics are impressive. Hopefully Ubisoft will quality test Victory so that terrifying faceless characters don’t show up in the game again.
The game will also ditch the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in favor of the latest generation of consoles. PC players will of course be getting the game too.
What Victory lacks in original story, it makes up with new gameplay dynamics. There will apparently be fights on moving vehicles and a grappling hook, which should mix up the gameplay a little.
Still, for gamers who are sick of the Assassin’s Creed franchise, there’s doesn’t seem much in Victory that will lure them back.
UPDATE: Here’s the official word from Ubisoft about the leak.
“It is always unfortunate when internal assets, not intended for public consumption, are leaked. And, while we certainly welcome anticipation for all of our upcoming titles, we’re disappointed for our fans, and our development team, that this conceptual asset is now public. The team in our Quebec studio has been hard at work on the particular game in question for the past few years, and we’re excited to officially unveil what the studio has been working on at a later date. In the meantime, our number one priority is enhancing the experience of Assassin’s Creed Unity for players.”
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