Murderer’s Creed struggled early on this console technology, notably following the discharge of AC Unity. Its infamous glitches might have influenced the hampered gross sales for subsequent entries, Syndicate and Origins, because the sequence confronted plenty of criticism because of notion on its launch. But, because of the continued success of 2018’s Odyssey after a large shift in tone and course happened with Murderer’s Creed Origins, it seems the franchise is again on observe. Odyssey has garnered a lot success that its gross sales are eclipsing these of Origins by about 50 %.
Ubisoft’s newest earnings report shares information of Odyssey’s gross sales efficiency outpacing that of Origins for the primary 9 months of 2019. Nonetheless, the writer doesn’t additional disclose specifics, corresponding to the person gross sales of every title. Nonetheless, it appears a formidable feat, which even interprets to person engagement. In keeping with Ubisoft’s report, day by day engagement in Odyssey was additionally up by 60 % compared to Origins.
Odyssey’s elevated person engagement might be attributed to Ubisoft Montréal’s constant help with free DLC and occasions. All through 2019, new story missions, modes, and occasions had been repeatedly added to Odyssey, successfully turning Murderer’s Creed right into a single-player live-service expertise. Evidently, it labored favorably as gamers engaged with it repeatedly.
Courtesy of “a robust comeback for Murderer’s Creed,” the regular progress of Far Cry, and Rainbow Six Siege’s outstanding success, Ubisoft titles proceed to excel by way of hours performed. In 2016, the variety of hours performed throughout PC and consoles totaled two billion. By 2019, that quantity greater than doubled to a whopping four.5 billion.
Presently, followers await information of the subsequent Murderer’s Creed, rumored to heart on Vikings. The latest bouts of hypothesis, nonetheless, are reportedly educated guesses at finest. Hopefully, Ubisoft will reveal one thing official within the coming months, however with 5 titles scheduled to be launched inside the subsequent 12 months, it’s virtually sure return to Murderer’s Creed is one in every of them.
[Source: Ubisoft via Globe News Wire]