Will The Next Assassin's Creed Take Place In Russia?
The AC series is a collaboration borne by Ubisoft's vast studio system; a number of internal studios work in concert on each annual iteration, with one studio taking the reins each year. The creation of 2014's Assassin's Creed is being led by Splinter Cell: Blacklist developer Ubisoft Toronto, a studio run by managing director Jade Raymond. In a recent interview with Adweek, Raymond shot down the idea that the next Assassin's Creed would take place in feudal Japan.
Russia has been the focus of previous Assassin's Creed graphical novels, The Chain and The Fall. Both series chronicled the adventures of Russia assassin Nikolai Orelov, through the Animus memories of his ancestor Daniel Cross. Orelov operated from the late 19th century until the early 20th century. His story was completed in the two series, but a new game could follow his son or an earlier Russian assassin during the Industrial Revolution...
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