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Potential future Assassin's Creed settings hinted at in AC4 email

Impeccable

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I didn't think Ubisoft was ever going to run into the problem of running out of cool history to explore but they are getting there quick.
 

Skyzard

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The link in the first reply is very nice, yep if he goes to China or Japan, I will resume the series (jumping from 1).

-also need to have improved gameplay considerably since 1, don't want a re-skin, I've accepted the story as filler already
 

John Harker

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this amuses me for multiple reasons.

edit:

if you remember, Edward Kenway and being a pirate was also hinted at in Abstergo emails in AC3.
 

DodgerSan

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I always thought Victorian London (Circa Jack the Ripper) would be amazing. So much intrigue you could tie in.
 

Elios83

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Egypt, Japan and French Revolution are all great for me.
But the next game needs to be conceived for next gen consoles :/
 

Ominym

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Egypt seems like it'd be a bit too similar to what we've seen before. A Japanese or Chinese setting would be interesting and certainly a change of pace.
 

Lakitu

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I'd love Japan. That'd be fantastic but only if they went back to the drawing board. Release a true-next gen version in 2 to 3 years. Won't happen though :/
 

AlphaK

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While those settings sound really cool, the main problem with the series right now is that the core gameplay/mechanics have become stale.

They need to take a couple of years off(and hey you have Watch_Dogs there to take it's place for a while!) and shake a lot of things up.
 

tensuke

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20th century summer of love? Summer lovin, had me a blast. Summer lovin, happened so fast. I met a girl, crazy for me. I met a boy, killed the templars.
 

UnluckyKate

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19th century Tawai would kill the Whore of the Orient. Westerners would be the bad guys. Boxter revolutions and opium wars. Could be amazing really.

Feudal japan is too clichee after Pirates. Ninja and samurais... yay... At least give us Three Kingdoms China.

Egypt would be cool but a bit close to the Original AC ? Could work wonders too.

Summer of love of please...

French revolution could worked. I was pumped for this but after the road they took for Liberation and AC3 I'm not that excited about the time period.
 

stormplyr

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Maybe a tribal India around the time Alexander the Great is making his push into India. They had war elephants at the time. IDK, maybe it would be cool. lol
 

kazebyaka

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Egypt and French Revolution would suck IMO.

Yes, especially after the piece of shit that was AC3.

AC3 was so shitty that it sold 12 million copies and was loved by the fans all around the world. Stop with the hate already, it's been a year.
 

Captain Star

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Why not develop original games in those settings instead of painting over the same stale Assassin's Creed formula every year?
 

twobear

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French Revolution would be amazing, as long as they don't make the same mistake as AC3 and just have the assassin help out with historic events 'behind the scenes'. Make his or her storyline truly weave around the events without him or her being directly involved.

So, say, you have to enter the Bastille to rescue a fellow assassin or ally during the storming of the Bastille, but you're not actually responsible for it.
 

Ceebs

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Shocked they did not go straight to French Revolution since they could have just jumped straight to Napoleon for the next one for asset reuse and the same main character.
 
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I'm thinking the first next-gen title would be the French Revolution given, you know, Ubisoft, so I'm guessing Egypt if the next one is cross-gen or France if the next one is next-gen only.
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I think you're right. I'd imagine Ubisoft wants to give France its best effort which would mean a next gen only game which likely wont be feasible till 2015. Next year will probably see Egypt as you say. Another, better possibility is the raj era India setting from their last comic. That would be fantastic.
 

GetemMa

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Feudal Japan seems like a no brainer.

Ninja's, Samurai's, I mean the gameplay mechanics just write themselves and it would be so much fun.

I once heard Ubisoft call this setting "too obvious"

I think that means it would be too god damn cool so we can't possibly do it, Uplay is awesome though right?