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author: Jacob Blazewicz

Assassin's Creed Infinity Is Like a Real Animus

AC: Infinity won't be a live-service game, but a vital hub for the Assassin's Creed series. The devs even compared it to the Animus.

Mirage, Codename Red, Codename Hexe – during the Ubisoft Forward presentation we’ve seen a lot of announcements for the Assassin’s Creed series. The devs remembered also of another, long known game – although this description might be misplaced in the context of new details revealed about the Infinity project.

Assassin’s Creed: Infinity like Animus

Rumors about the initiative known as Codename Infinity have been making rounds on the web for a long time now. Up until today’s show, Ubisoft confirmed only that it will be a live-service game. Other than that, we knew virtually nothing.

Truth be told, it turns out that even this official information isn’t entirely true. Ubisoft Quebec’s Marc-Alexis Côté revealed that Assassin’s Creed: Infinity is not as much a game, as an “entry point” to the series for new players. It is to be an equivalent to the in-game Animus, giving us access to various stories taking place in the AC universe.

In Ubisoft’s idea AC Infinity is to be a platform that will unite all the AC games and fans „in a meaningful way”. Also in multiplayer games, as Côté revealed, that Ubisoft is looking for a way to make “standalone multiplayer experiences” return to the Assassin’s Creed universe.

Jacob Blazewicz

Jacob Blazewicz

Graduated with a master's degree in Polish Studies from the University of Warsaw with a thesis dedicated to this very subject. Started his adventure with GRYOnline.pl in 2015, writing in the Newsroom and later also in the film and technology sections (also contributed to the Encyclopedia). Interested in video games (and not only video games) for years. He began with platform games and, to this day, remains a big fan of them (including Metroidvania). Also shows interest in card games (including paper), fighting games, soulslikes, and basically everything about games as such. Marvels at pixelated characters from games dating back to the time of the Game Boy (if not older).

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