Game News Assassin’s Creed: A remake of the first cult episode of the saga? Ubisoft takes stock
Lately, many rumors have been circulating on the web about a remake of Assassin’s Creed, the first of the name, thus giving rise to this famous license. So, will the charismatic Altaïr sign his big comeback on our screens? Ubisoft speaks.
Not everything is true and not everything is allowed
To celebrate its fifteenth anniversary, and in this rich back-to-school period, Ubisoft closed its event, the Ubisoft Forward which was held last Saturday, with a showcase specially dedicated to Assassin’s Creed. Jumbled announcements that kept fans of the saga in suspense for almost 30 minutes, thus confirming certain rumors, especially around the next Assassin’s Creed Mirage.
On the other hand, other hallway noises have remained lost in the meanders of the canvas, we think particularly of the evocation of a remake of the first episode of Assassin’s Creedreleased in November 2007 and featuring Altaïr Ibn-La’Ahad, the master assassin who needs no introduction.
Nothing has been revealed on this subject but Ubisoft finally decides to lift the veil through Jean-Luc Sala, the artistic director in charge of the development of Assassin’s Creed Mirage. On behalf of his entire team, the latter confided these remarks to the microphone of Eurogamer:
I am completely dedicated to Mirage and I can tell you that we are not remaking AC1.
Here is an answer which has the merit of being clear. Despite marked ambitions on a return to the franchise’s roots for Assassin’s Creed Mirage and a fertile ground for the remake of the first episode, Ubisoft therefore denies all the rumors. In addition, all the teams of the French studio are mobilized for the development of several projects which were also the subject of the last Ubisoft Forward.
The latest Assassin’s Creed announcements from the Ubisoft Forward
Let’s start with Assassin’s Creed Mirage. Unveiled as a real homecoming of the franchise, players will be able to tread the lands of Baghdad by embodying Basim, all through gameplay focused around infiltration, assassination and parkour. You can also find all the details of this next episode expected for 2023 by clicking here.
But that’s not all because two other titles have also been announced to join the future hub dedicated to the series and named Assassin’s Creed Infinity. Starting with Assassin’s Creed Codename Red, a game that will set its context in the heart of feudal Japan, thus fulfilling the dream of many players for a few years. Advertised as ” the future of the open-world RPG in the license “, it remains difficult not to think of Ghost of Tsushima, a real success signed by Sucker Punch studios in July 2020. The second title to join the Infinity experience is none other than Assassin’s Creed Codename Hexea game that should stand out from the rest with a darker side, in the middle of the 16th century witch hunt, and without additional details at the moment. Note that no date or release window has been announced for these two titles..
Finally, Assassin’s Creed Jade was also announced for ” soon ». Heading for China this time with a free-to-play mobile game with particularly daring ambitions, and of which you can find some details as well as a trailer in this article.
Without forgetting the next free DLC for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla which will put an end to the adventures of Eivor and whose release is planned “in some months“.
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