Assassin's Creed 3
is getting the multiplayer treatment from Ubisoft Annecy
, the studio responsible for multiplayer modes in Revelations
, an update on veteran designer Tim Browne's Twitter page reads. Browne's profile says "Lead Game Designer on Assassin's Creed III Multiplayer @Ubisoft - Annecy," which leaves little to the imagination (scandalous
The multiplayer aspect of AC3
remains relatively vague, apart from the "Online co-op 2-4
" feature removed from the title's XBLM listing, and the "Online multiplayer 2-8" one that is still there. A few of Browne's shipments included local and online co-op modes, including Operation Flashpoint: Red River
and Dragon Rising
, and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
. He has no previous involvement with Assassin's Creed franchise.
An old studio with a fresh face -- Ubisoft is sending us mixed signals about its multiplayer mode, and dang it if we're not falling for the tease all over again.