Assassin’s Creed series has been delivering hit games ever since the first title came out in 2007. Since then, Ubisoft has given us some unforgettable games like Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Assassin's Creed Brotherhood, and of course, the iconic first game Assassin's Creed.
The 2020 game from the franchise, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, became a massive hit. It is the 12th entry in the main lineup of games. Upon its release in November 2020, Valhalla witnessed record sales as it sold more copies than any other game within a week. In less than a year, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla had become Ubisoft’s second-most lucrative title.
And now, according to Ubisoft’s recent financial reports, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has earned Ubisoft over $1 billion in revenue. This is a first for the franchise since its inception in 2007. Valhalla contributed the most to the company’s financial quarter. In fact, Ubisoft had the most profitable quarter to date.
Much of the success can be attributed to developers’ dedication to providing regular updates to the game. The post-launch updates have aesthetic upgrades, special events, and DLCs. Moreover, Assassin’s Creed series has been constantly evolving since its debut in 2007. Over the years, the developers have not adhered to one genre, and this gave room for creative flexibility. The rich theme and plot only add to the appeal of Assassin’s Creed games.
Even though Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has been released rather recently, it has already got two expansions and is about to get another huge one. Ubisoft has the biggest update coming for the game. Dawn of Ragnarok will be rolled out on March 10 and will cost players $40.
Apart from this, there have been rumors floating around about a smaller Assassin’s Creed title being in the works. According to the speculations, the alleged game will be released in 2022 or 2023. However, the company has not yet addressed the rumors.
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