Assassin’s Creed multiplayer is coming, confirms Ubisoft, with the developers of action-adventure For Honor at the helm of the online comeback of the stealth RPG game, codenamed Project Invictus, as we wait for Assassin’s Creed to launch: Mirage, Codename Red and Infinity.
In its latest earnings report, Ubisoft outlines the various Assassin’s Creed games announced in 2022, including Assassin’s Creed: Mirage, set in Baghdad, Codename Red, in Feudal Japan, and the enigmatic Codename Hexe, set in the 16th century. play. Europe and focus on witch trials. More interestingly, though, the Rainbow Six and Division developer confirms that Assassin’s Creed is getting a new multiplayer game, with veterans of the sword-and-shield hit For Honor helping with development.
“A team, including For Honor veterans, is currently working to bring multiplayer back to Assassin’s Creed with a standalone experience through Infinity under the project codename Invictus,” Ubisoft said. It’s not much, but it confirms the Project Invictus rumors that have been circulating lately. It also points to the potential size and scope of the returning Assassin’s Creed multiplayer, which Ubisoft hinted at at a recent reveal event – a full standalone title, rather than just an additional mode, will be good news for fans.
Ubisoft also offers more information about the semi-mysterious Assassin’s Creed Infinity, the still online hub that will somehow connect every AC experience. “At its core, Assassin’s Creed Infinity will be a gateway to all Assassin’s Creed experiences where the meta-story will live asynchronously,” explains Ubisoft. “This project allows us to connect games to a common and more coherent storyline that will reward players for their engagement with the universe, encourage engagement, while also providing greater discoverability for the content we create.”
So it looks like a lot of Assassin’s Creed, in various forms, is on the way, with the first of these upcoming entries, Mirage, arriving in 2023.
In the meantime, check out some of the other best stealth games on PC. You may also want to try some more multiplayer games, or maybe a decent open world game, to please your inner explorer.