Ubisoft has announced it has received confirmation from Guinness World Record that Assassin’s Creed II now holds the Gamer’s Edition Guinness World Record for being the most cover-featured video game.
Assassin’s Creed II was used as a lead cover story on 127 different publications in 32 countries, between April 2009 and April 2010.
“Assassin’s Creed is one of our most well-loved brands,” said Alain Corre managing director EMEA at Ubisoft. “The worldwide interest for the brand, coupled with the energy and creativity of our press team made for a winning combination and I am proud of receiving this Guinness World Record.”
In the United Kingdom, the massive press campaign for Assassin’s Creed 2 achieved 17 front covers, over 340 pages of specialist press coverage and 14 review awards from April 2009 to April 2010.
Assassin’s Creed II is out now for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.