Undoubtedly, Assassin’s Creed is one of the most significant IPs in the gaming industry, being in competition with Horizon and Zelda. For the first time in many years, the developer of the game, Ubisoft, decided to avoid releasing a new adventure back in 2016. Nevertheless, there are a lot of rumors regarding the next game which may be called Assassin’s Creed Empire.
Aymar Azaizia denied that the leaked screenshot belongs to the new game
Apparently, a Polish site has leaked some details regarding the story and the gameplay. A Swiss retailer had already listed the game to be released this October. What is more, in February, a leaked screenshot was published on the internet. Nevertheless, on March 22, Aymar Azaizia, the Head of Content for Assassin’s Creed at Ubisoft, took part in a Reddit AMA session. When asked about the leaked screenshot, he denied that it belongs to the new Assasin’s Creed Empire.
Azaizia also revealed several new aspects of the IP. It was expected that the press would not avoid asking him about competition, considering Horizon and Zelda as main opponents. Azaizia claimed that when this game first appeared on the market was released among Uncharted 2, Mass Effect 2 and many such games which gathered thousands of fans. This competition could only determine game developers to struggle even more to improve.
Assassin’s Creed is in competition with Horizon and Zelda
He admitted that there are several games from which developers can learn from, like Red Dead, Zelda, and MGSV. Azaizia noted that he would play all the good games for his research, finding ways to improve his franchise, gathering more fans and selling more copies. He also claimed that he is triggered by new games, developing his competitive spirit and wanting to enhance their performance.
The idea is that they should be prepared to surpass the performance of any other match, seeing these competitions as challenges. Azaizia also pointed out that in the game, it is pretty difficult to achieve exactly what a gamer would like, but the team of developers is aware of any gamer’s wishes and knows how important is for people to win, to be successful in a game. Thus, they use modern techniques to win the combats.
When it comes to gameplay, there are a lot of gamers who are expecting for a multiplayer version. However, there are no rumors regarding this idea.
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