No More Assassin's Creed Games for PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360
But Ubisoft will continue to release new Just Dance games for last-generation consoles.
"On Just Dance, we will continue to bring old-gen console versions," Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot said during an earnings briefing this afternoon. "But on the other products like Assassin's Creed, Rainbow Six, The Division, and the unannounced franchise, we will not have old-gen versions."
Assassin's Creed Syndicate and Rainbow Six: Siege are scheduled to launch later this year for PS4 and Xbox One, while The Division is slated to arrive in early 2016 for those platforms as well. Ubisoft's unannounced game--which Guillemot interestingly referred to as a "franchise"--is due to launch before April 2016.
Why would Ubisoft move away from Xbox 360 and PS3? The chart below sums it up well. For the company's most recent fiscal year ended March 31, PS4/Xbox One made up 52 percent of all sales, a massive swing from the year prior when those platforms made up just 15 percent of total sales.
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