Speaking to NowGamer, Assassin's Creed 2 producer Sebastien Puel revealed that the size of the team for the highly anticipated sequel is triple that of the original team.

"The team's size for... Assassin's Creed 2 is about three times the size of the team of the first game," said Puel.

Puel said that there are around 450 people working on the game, including 75 per cent of the original Assassin's Creed team.

Assassin's Creed 2 is scheduled for release Holiday 2009 on all current-generation platforms.