Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon director working on unannounced project

Ubisoft gives the go ahead for a 'compelling and unique universe'

Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon director Dean Evans is currently in the early stages of planning a new, unannounced Ubisoft project.

Evans says he's successfully recruited two team members in Ubisoft concept artist Darren Bartley, as well as a respected art director with experience on AAA stealth and third-person shooters.


In the interview with Polygon, Evans describes it as his 'dream project'.

"These are two guys I've wanted to work with for a very long time," he said. "And because of how Blood Dragon went down, I've got the trust from the guys upstairs [at Ubisoft] to go and build a compelling and unique universe."

Evans continued that he hopes to attract audiences usually averse to gaming.

"The audience I'm interested in speaking to is people that dismiss games and don't consider themselves gamers," he said.

"There is so much we can do to bring new gamers into the fold, but we're constantly putting up barriers all the fucking time."

Despite Evans' excitement, he warns Polygon that the project could "go out the window" depending on the French publisher's overall performance in the months to come.

Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon was an '80s sci-fi themed spin off of Far Cry 3, released as a standalone game in 2013.

Evidence emerged shortly after its release that Ubisoft may have plans to turn the game into its own series. It is one of Ubisoft's best performing digital titles.