Ubisoft Toronto has five projects in development, says Jade Raymond

Two of which are co-developed with other studios

Ubisoft Toronto is currently working across five titles, according to Jade Raymond.

Speaking to The Star during a recent studio tour, Raymond said the Toronto studio - which last year shipped Splinter Cell: Blacklist - is working on several titles which have yet to be revealed.


"There are definitely a lot of plates spinning," Raymond said. "None of them have been announced."

It's likely one of these titles is the next installment in the Assassin's Creed series. Last month Raymond revealed that the next game in the series will take place in her favourite historical area.

It will not take place in feudal Japan though, she also confirmed.

Raymond also discussed Ubisoft's film interests, acknowledging that the company's strengths lay in gaming first.

"Our business is making games, so we have to make sure we're making good games, first and foremost," she said.

"I don't think we can think out the gate, 'How is this going to be a good movie?' I don't know anything about movies. I've never made a movie in my life."

A developer at Ubisoft Toronto suggested in January that the next Splinter Cell game may offer a fresh take on the series.

"Maybe it isn't necessarily about Splinter Cell being a 15-16 million Call of Duty-type best-seller," Ubisoft Toronto animation director Kristjan Zadziuk said. "Maybe it's just about it being the best Splinter Cell that it can be."