Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

Assassin’s Creed Narrative Director Derby McDavid returns to Ubisoft ahead of Assassin’s Creed Infinity

Derby McDavid, a lead writer for Assassin’s Creed games such as Valhalla, Black Flag and Revelations, returned to Ubisoft to work on Assassin’s Creed Infinity after leaving the company seven months ago.

As reported by VGC, McDevitt left the company in March 2021 and joined iLLOGIKA as a narrative director working on the A Quiet Place game, which will be released in 2022.

It’s still unclear if his work ended in the game or if he left before the game was complete. In any case, he’s back in Ubisoft and working on Assassin’s Creed again.

“Yes, I’m back in Ubisoft. When I thought about my career over the past year, I focused on my desire to explore new ideas and unknown frontiers,” McDevitt said in a statement to VGC. “Fortunately, this is reflected in my return to Ubisoft to work on AC. I’m excited to continue my journey. Stay tuned!”

He doesn’t specifically mention it, but it’s quite possible that he will be one of the key figures to bring Assassin’s Creed Infinity to life. Announced earlier this year, Assassin’s Creed Infinity is a “cross-studio, collaborative” project between Ubisoft Montreal and Ubisoft Quebec.

Bloomberg We reported that this new game will evolve over time and become an online platform with multiple history settings. This is very similar to the functionality of games such as Fortnite and Grand Theft Auto Online. Little is known about the game, and I’m not sure if it will be the next entry for Assassin’s Creed Valhara.

For more information, see Rankings of the 10 Best Assassin’s Creed Games and Valhalla’s Review of The Siege of Paris DLC.

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Adam Bankhurst is an IGN news writer. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst When Cramps.