Assassin’s Creed 6 developer change

While we are really looking forward to the release of Assassin’s Creed Unity later this year, some interesting details have already emerged on the following game, Assassin’s Creed 6.

We now know that the franchise is an annual release, with Ubisoft Montreal having been in charge of most of the recent releases on console. This is set to change however, as Ubisoft has announced that for Assassin’s Creed 6, a new developer team will be in charge.

Ubisoft Montreal will move away from the project, while Ubisoft Quebec will step in. This is a new team that Ubisoft has recently set up, pumping in $28 million to get the team fully operational.

Ubisoft has said that the Montreal team will continue to lead other Ubisoft projects, but for now it is time for the Quebec team to shine and this will be good news for gamers we think in terms of a fresh looking Assassin’s Creed 6 after Unity.

The next game is due out in October and will be set in Paris during the French revolution. Is this a good move by Ubisoft in your opinion?

This will please those that are not happy about having an annual release – it will also be interesting to see just how different AC6 can look with a new developer in charge, compared to Ubisoft Montreal who usually handle the games.

Give us your reaction to this – is it a big positive for you?

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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