Splinter Cell is coming back! Although it’s not what you probably expected. Elizabeth Loverso, vice president of product development for Red Storm Entertainment, from Ubisoft, attended today’s Facebook Connect event and revealed that the publisher is bringing two major franchises to VR: Splinter Cell and Assassin’s Creed. They are exclusive to Oculus platforms.
For Splinter Cell, this will be a revival of the stealth action series that many fans have been asking for … although they probably weren’t what they’d hoped it would be. The franchise hasn̵
Assassin’s Creed is now a healthy franchise that still receives regular installments. The next game, Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, starts on November 10th.
Details on both games are currently sparse. Red Storm is leading the development of both games with support from other Ubisoft studios.
Ubisoft invests heavily in VR. Last week, Far Cry VR: Dive Into Insanity was announced, bringing one of its largest franchises into location-based virtual reality. Ubisoft’s previous VR efforts include Eagle Flight and Star Trek: Bridge Crew.