According to IGN’s reports, Ubisoft is ready to ship five new AAA games by 2021, the mentioned titles are expected to work on Xbox Series X, and PlayStation 5.
Ubisoft’s CEO Yves Guillemot revealed the news during Ubisoft’s Q3 FY 2020 investor call. He mentions the restructure of their editorial team and confirmed that the developer is thrilled about the upcoming games.
“We have evolved our organizational structure in recent months in order to strengthen our focus on high-potential titles, and we are very excited about the idea of releasing five new AAA games in 2020-21,” Yves Guillemot.
During the Q&A portion, Yves Guillemot said that, that Beyond Good and Evil 2 is not one of the five planned AAA games set to be released this year. One of the titles that might be at development is the rumored Assasins’ Creed game based on Viking and Nordic culture. The AAA titles might also be the recently delayed games that followed the restructure of Ubisoft’s editorial team. Titles like Gods and Monsters, Rainbow Six: Quarantine, and Watch Dogs Legion might release later this year, or at the beginning of 2021.
Ubisoft Quebec has recently seen the departure of the former Creative Director of the Dragon Age series, Mike Laidlaw, returning faces was also announced, a two decade Ubisoft’s veteran Maxime Béland, was appointed to be the new Vice-President of the editorial team. The developer is planning to offer players a unique game, development teams are working separately and all seven Vice-Presidents of the editorial team has a strong voice at leading the creativity of each IP.
“We are reinforcing our editorial team to be more agile and better accompany our development teams around the world as they create the best gaming experiences for players” Said Ubisoft at the announcement of the new Editorial Team.