Assassin’s Creed writer Darby McDevitt has returned to Ubisoft after leaving the company seven months earlier. according to VGC. McDevitt confirmed in a statement to the outlet that he has returned to continue working on the Assassin’s Creed franchise, which Ubisoft previously confirmed would continue with Assassin’s Creed Infinity.
McDevitt spent his seven months away from Ubisoft as Narrative Director at iLLOGIKA, as evidenced by your Linkedin page. iLLOGIKA announced earlier this year that it would develop a video game adaptation of the renowned horror film. A peaceful place, which will be released in 2022.
McDevitt’s Assassin’s Creed game writing credits include work on Valhalla, Origins, Black Flag, Revelations, Unity, Bloodlines, and Discovery. Suffice it to say, you seem to know the history of the franchise, which could bode well for the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Infinity. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot previously teased that the new Assassin’s Creed game would be a ‘very innovative’ project with heavy narrative elements, so keeping McDevitt, who has about a decade of experience writing for the franchise, seems a good move for the title. .
Aside from being a live service game, the details about Assassin’s Creed Infinity itself are pretty straightforward. Ubisoft studios in Quebec and Montreal are known to collaborate on it, but there is no indication that we will see more anytime soon.