Assassin's Creed: Unity

Assassin's Creed's initial sales were affected by last year's bugs before rebounding

Assassin's Creed's initial sales were affected by last year's bugs before rebounding

Eric Frederiksen

While Ubisoft didn’t drop exact numbers on the sales of Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, the information it did reveal during its most recent financial call paints an interesting picture. During its first week on shelves, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate didn’t do so well. Ubisoft financial boss Alain Martinez said during the call that the game’s first-week performance was impacted “by what had...

Ubisoft aims for more robust modern day for future Assassin's Creeds

Ubisoft aims for more robust modern day for future Assassin's Creeds

Eric Frederiksen

However you might’ve felt about the majority of Assassin’s Creed Unity, it’s all but unanimous that the modern day segments stunk. After the much more robust sequences in the earlier games, the modern day sequences – really just a few cutscenes – added nothing to the game by comparison and felt out of place. Darby McDevitt, the writer behind Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag and Assassin...