The main production team of For Honor, which was popular with the difficult concept of conflict between famous warriors from all over the world, such as medieval knights, Japanese samurai, and Nordic Vikings, is developing a new multiplayer game Assassin’s Creed.
This news came when Ubisoft announced its semi-annual earnings (April to September 2022) on the 27th (local basis). Ubisoft presented the status of its major series such as Assassin’s Creed, Rainbow Six, and Mario + Rabbid through the earnings announcement Among the achievements, brief information about the new online title was included.
According to the announcement, the new title has been dubbed Invictus, and is being developed by a team with the main production team for For Honor. It is a multiplayer title that provides an experience independent of other series, and is also included in the codename Infinity, which was introduced last September. Codename Infinity is presented as a kind of hub that ties together multiple Assassin’s Creed titles, including codenamed Red, set in Japan, and codenamed HEXE, which aims to provide a completely different experience to the series original has.
Meanwhile, Ubisoft is also preparing other games such as Assassin’s Creed Mirage, set in Baghdad in the 9th century, and Jade, a mobile game set in ancient China. Additionally, the partnership with Netflix will be expanded to deliver a high-quality live-action Assassin’s Creed series.
From April to September 2022, Ubisoft recorded sales of 731 million euros (about 1 trillion won), down 3% from the same period the previous year, but suffered an operating loss of 215 million euros (about 300 won billion). As for the operating loss, Ubisoft explained that it was the result of canceling many of the new games it had developed and reflected the depreciation. Depreciation is an accounting process that treats a decrease in the value of an asset as an expense.