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‘Assassin’s Creed 5’ could visit any point in history, dev mentions Feudal Japan

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Ubisoft is currently deciding the future of the Assassin’s Creed franchise such as what time periods the series will take fans to in future installments. Speaking to VG247 on Jan 20, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag creative director Jean Guesdon admitted that any era of history is open for exploration in future Assassin’s Creed titles but Guesdon specifically made note that Feudal Japan is a possible setting.

It is unkown why a Feudal Japan setting was singled out for mention. This could be meant as hint for the next game or the era could simply hold a personal fascination for Guesdon. Regardless of the reason, it was mentioned that the lore behind the Animus means that Ubisoft can literally pick any point in human history for the next Assassin’s Creed game to take place.

Guesdon revealed that the pirate theme of Assassin’s Creed 4 came about after positive reaction to naval combat first introduced in the series’ third entry. The developers then decided that their goal was to make the best video game based upon piracy as they could. According to Guesdon, the team actually took more input from the Far Cry 3 player base for Black Flag rather than Assassin’s Creed III.

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is out now on Xbox One, PS4, PC, Wii U, Xbox 360, and PS3.

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