Following rumors that there will be a new Assassin’s Creed, Ubisoft would not leave an empty niche in the world of open-world action / adventure title. The French-Canadian company had previously reiterated their desire to continue the Watch Dogs franchise, despite its controversial downgrade, its rapid decline in popularity, or success in sales.
Watch Dogs 2 Will Be Released In Late 2016 And Set In San Francisco
Thanks to the mods and a few months after its launch, Watch Dogs managed to be almost equal to that observed in the gameplay videos of the E3 2012, but still the gameplay, the sparse character and structure of missions were not enough to touch the standard overall quality of Rockstar Games Grand Theft Auto 5. We’ll see if Ubisoft has learned his lesson with Watch Dogs 2.
It is not the first time that Kotaku received leaked information from a developer or former Ubisoft developer. It has happened with Assassin’s Creed Victory, which was leaked almost six months before the renamed to Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, so the rumor is likely to prove true given the “evidence” presented so far by source Kotaku.
Studio creative director Jonathan Morin, also had already commented on this, as in his view should look like a continuation. First of all, it has to make a lot of freshness – the point is to avoid a situation known even with Assassin’s Creed. Among these “news” to find out the elements that will eventually not included in the first part of the series. – “We want to find new ways to attract players,” – said Morin.
“We’re at that stage now. We’re trying crazy stuff. We’re trying not to fall into that trap of, ‘Oh, we’ve tried that in the past, it’s not going to work’,” said Morin. “That’s the main trap – that’s the barriers you can put in your mind, when you start having a franchise.”