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Last-gen Assassin's Creed news coming 'soon', says Ubisoft CEO

Rumored 'Assassin's Creed Comet' title could be unveiled soon

Ubisoft will announce the first details on a new Assassin's Creed game for Xbox 360 and PS3 "soon".

That's according to Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot, who said during a financials call today that official news on the title, which has been rumored to be titled Assassin's Creed Comet, will "come soon". Guillemot held off revealing anything further.

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According to previous rumors, which emerged alongside leaked information for Assassin's Creed Unity, Assassin's Creed Comet will let players sail up and down the Atlantic coast in control of a Templar sailor.

The sources described the Xbox 360 and PS3 game as a cross between Assassin's Creed III and the Freedom Cry DLC for Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag. Players will be able to visit New York City among other east coast destinations.

The main protagonist of the game is allegedly a templar named Shay. In his travels he'll run into Connor Kenway's first-mate-turned-Assassin Adewale and Kenway's son Haytham, among other fictional and historical figures.

Assassin's Creed Comet is rumored for a late 2014 release alongside the new-gen-only Assassin's Creed Unity.

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