Assassin’s Creed 4 due “2014″ – new team, time period & “an all-new hero”

Assassin's Creed 4

[Is the next instalment Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flags?]

Ubisoft have announced Assassin’s Creed 4 in its investors conference call. Chief executive officer Yves Guillemot talked about “an all-new Assassin’s Creed hero”. The new game will apparently focus on a new time period and be developed by a new team.

Assassin’s Creed 4 – new time, hero & dev team

There’s no talk about platforms, although with a release window of ‘fiscal 2014′ (which is April 2013 to March 2014) it could be either PS4 or PS3. Here’s what Guillemot said about the game:

“We are delighted and proud to announce today that in [fiscal 2014], we will introduce an all-new Assassin’s Creed hero,” said Guillemot. “With an all new team and time period. We expect it to be another major leap forward for the franchise. [This] is the benefit of multiple teams working on multiple chapters of the project, each [gets] several years to make their versions of an Assassin’s Creed game.”

Hopefully Ubi will take note of this artist’s amazing work and set Assassin’s Creed 4 in China. Failing that we had a reader vote for the next location for Assassin’s Creed 4 and this is what you voted for.

Thanks Venturebeat.

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