Ubisoft Is Increasing Number Of Assassin’s Creed Developers
Ubisoft is set to increase the number of developers actively working on Assassin’s Creed.
During Tuesday’s Ubisoft earnings call, CEO Yves Guillemot said the company is going to move employees around within the company to bulk up the Assassin’s Creed team.
“As part of our progressive reallocation of resources, we notably plan to increase the number of talents working on the Assassin’s Creed brand by 40% over the coming years,” Guillemot said.
Currently, the company has about 2,000 developers working on the Assassin’s Creed franchise. That makes up 10% of the current 20,000 employees at Ubisoft, a number that has fallen recently as the company has closed offices and restructured over the last couple of years.
By upping the developer total by 40%, Assassin’s Creed would have around 2,800 working on the series alone. The company is also working on games such as Skull and Bones, The Crew Motorfest, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, and more.
As far as the series as a whole, Ubisoft says it has six Assassin’s Creed games currently in development as the company continues to go “all in” on the franchise. The next game will be Assassin’s Creed Mirage which continues to have its exact release date up in the air.
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