Ubisoft has confirmed that Assassin's Creed 2 is currently in development, with no release date yet announced.
Ubisoft has confirmed what we all knew anyway, namely that there is a sequel to last year's smash hit, Assassin's Creed
, in the works.
After the massive success of the original game, which shot developer Jade Raymond
to internet notoriety/fame, it was always a no-brainer that Ubisoft would continue with the franchise - especially as it was originally envisioned as a trilogy and finished with an open ending.
Ubisoft confirmed that the game was in development during the first-half fiscal 2008-09 conference calls in America, according to Joystiq
Annoyingly though, while Ubisoft did confirm that there was a team hard at work on the game, there was no mention of a release date and a company spokesperson refused to say whether or not the game would see a release in fiscal 2010 (which would be Christmas 2009).
Whether or not Jade Raymond is attached to the project or not is uncertain too as she's currently linked most closely to Ubisoft's post-earthquake survival game, Alive
You can check out our full review of Assassin's Creed
, as well as the Directors Cut version for PC
for more information on the game, and be sure to let us know what you think in the forums