An Assassin’s Creed Rift delay has been reportedly confirmed by a supply who has information of Ubisoft’s launch plans, in response to Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier. Assassin’s Creed Rift, the codename for Ubisoft’s upcoming Assassin’s Creed game set within the Middle East, might be pushed from its unique February 2023 launch window to a while later within the spring. As acknowledged in a prior report, Rift began as an enlargement to Assassin’s Creed Valhalla earlier than being spun off right into a standalone title that includes Basim Ibn Ishaq.

Assassin’s Creed Rift delay is extra dangerous information for Ubisoft

Assassin's Creed Rift Delay

On Thursday, Ubisoft confirmed through an earnings call the cancellations of Ghost Recon Frontline, the delay of Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, and one other delay for a “smaller unannounced premium” game. The supply states that this game is certainly Assassin’s Creed Rift.

The delay was apparently brought on by the event group for Rift, which is being lead by Ubisoft’s studio in Bordeaux, asking for extra time on the game because it was “running far behind schedule.” It is now anticipated to launch in May or June subsequent 12 months, although Ubisoft has not but responded to the report for affirmation.  The writer additionally shared through the name that it additionally needed to cancel Splinter Cell VR along with two video games that the corporate had not introduced.

The upcoming Assassin’s Creed Rift reportedly received’t have a large open world like a typical game within the franchise, focusing as a substitute on stealth mechanics. It was once rumored to take place in the Aztecs earlier than being disputed by Schreier. This “smaller” title within the franchise is partially meant to fill the house earlier than Ubisoft’s bold live-service Assassin’s Creed Infinity. It is hoped that extra info on Rift might be confirmed at Ubisoft’s appearance at Gamescom 2022 that takes place on August 24-28.

In different information, some of the developers for Ubisoft’s Skull and Bones are apparently not confident in the game, and fans of Assassin’s Creed multiplayer on Xbox 360, PS3, and PC have organized farewell weekends before server shutdowns.

[Source: Bloomberg]