The highly anticipated Assassin's Creed III, which promises to introduce a new protagonist to the series, will be released October 30, 2012, Ubisoft said today during its Q3 earnings call.
Ubisoft hasn't ruled out the possibility of creating a female protagonist for a future Assassin's Creed title, with Revelations senior level designer Falco Poiker stating he believes fans would accept such a move.
Ubisoft has revealed that it plans to conclude Desmond's storyline by December 2012. The current series has an end of the world plot that is set to conclude next year and the publisher wants the series' plot tied up before we reach that date.
Splinter Cell and Ghost Recon also getting the film treatment.
Ubisoft testing the waters for films based on its biggest franchises.