The yearly gaming franchises are very hard to maintain and a lot of developers don’t want to do it because many believe that it takes away the fun from the game, but apparently this is not the case with Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Franchise.
According to report given by Kotaku, Assassin’s Creed series has sold more than 73 Million copies to this day, which is 25 Million more than the Ubisoft’s second highest selling game Just Dance. The third spot in the sales was secured by Splinter Cell with 30 Million while 4th position goes to Rainbow Six series with sales reaching 26 Million.
Full details of Ubisoft’s Game Sales are as follows:
- Assassin’s Creed: 73 Million
- Just Dance: 48 Million
- Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: 30 Million
- Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: 26 Million
- Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: 25 Million
- Petz: 24 Million
- Rayman: 25 Million
- Imagine: 21 Million
- Prince of Persia: 20 Million
- Driver: 19 Million
- Far Cry: 18 Million
- Rayman Raving Rabbids: 14 Million
- The Settlers: 10 Million
- The Experience: 9 Million
- Anno: 5 Million
- Your Shape: 3 Million
The website also discuss that there are over 9000 employees currently working in the different branches of the company developing multiple titles for different platforms.
Despite being released every year, Ubisoft manages to keep the interest of the fans by adding new and unique elements, locations, weapons and time period, which keep things fresh for the fans of the series. Next iteration in the series will be called Assassin’s Creed: Unity and it will take place during the French Revolution period.
What do you think of these staggering sales figure for Assassin’s Creed franchise? Would you like the game to continue as an yearly franchise?