Assassin's Creed IV has been announced by Ubisoft for release in "fiscal 2014" in its latest investor's conference call.
Ubisoft Chief executive officer Yves Guillemot discussed "an all-new Assassin’s Creed hero" in the call, and the fourth main entry will allegedly focus on a new time period with a new team behind development.
"We are delighted and proud to announce today that in [fiscal 2014], we will introduce an all-new Assassin’s Creed hero,” said Guillemot. "With an all new team and time period. We expect it to be another major leap forward for the franchise. [This] is the benefit of multiple teams working on multiple chapters of the project, each [gets] several years to make their versions of an Assassin’s Creed game."
Guillemot said the publisher would announce more specifics of AC IV in the near future.
Ubisoft's latest release, Assassin's Creed III, has sold 12 million units since releasing late last year. It received a final verdict score of 9.0 in the official MMGN review.
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By Nathan Misa