With Assassin’s Creed Odyssey set to be released on October 5, Ubisoft have confirmed that they will not be going back to their yearly release schedule for their flagship franchise. In turn, there will be no new Assassin’s Creed game launching in 2019. Rather, Odyssey will be supported through 2019, with new content being added to keep players invested.

At GamesCom, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot explained that the reason Assassin’s Creed Origins and Odyssey were released one year apart was because both games were being developed at the same time and that their close proximity was not indicative of yet another game being released in the next year.

“On Assassin’s, we had a game in 2017 and we have one this year, but we are not going to have a full-fledged Assassin’s next year. It’s just because the team were working separately, so we have two games now, one year after the other. But next year you’re not going to have a fully fledged one.”

This prompted the question of whether or not a spinoff title or something akin to that would be in the cards for 2019. Guillemot clarified, stating that would not be the case and doubling down on the promise of plenty of add-on content for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.

“What you’ll have is lots of content coming on Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. The team really want to give, on a regular basis, some new possibilities for play, so when you get Odyssey this year, you’re going to get in for a couple of years, actually.”

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey will be released on October 5 for Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

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