After the release of its financial results yesterday, Ubisoft announced to investors that the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Infinity will not adapt a free-to-play model.
Ubisoft didn’t say much about it infinity beyond confirmation of its existence, spurred on by a Bloomberg report claiming infinity will be an evolving online platform with multiple settings. According to Ubisoft’s chief executive officer, Yves Guillemot, infinity will have “many narrative elements”.
“It won’t be free to play and there will be a lot of narrative elements in this game,” Guillemot said, according to a transcript from Video Games Chronicle. “It will be a very innovative game, but it will have what the players already have in all of them Assassin’s Creed Games to incorporate into them all the elements they love from the start. It’s going to be a huge game, but with a lot of elements that are already in the games we’ve released in the past. “
infinity is in early development.
In its earnings report released yesterday, Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is already “the second largest profitable game” in the company’s history. Valhalla consistently outperformed its predecessor, Odyssey, and has seen turntable engagement.
“We plan to deliver great new content for the second year Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, especially in the second half of the current financial year, ”says the report. “In less than 12 months Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is already the second largest profitable game in Ubisoft history, reflecting the remarkable strength and value of the franchise. “[Source: VGC, Ubisoft]