Today during Facebook Connect, Ubisoft has announced exclusive VR versions of Assassin’s Creed and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will be developed for the Oculus platform.
Created from the ground up specifically for the Oculus platform, each title will include elements from the franchises that fans know and love. Ubisoft is aiming to continue its innovation in VR as a growing platform with bringing Assassin’s Creed and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell to VR.
“We are always exploring new ways we can leverage technology to help us create memorable gaming experiences,” said Elizabeth Loverso, Vice President of Product Development, Ubisoft’s Red Storm Entertainment. “Oculus’s state-of-the-art hardware will enable us to bring the worlds of Assassin’s Creed and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell to life for fans in a new way. These games will take full advantage of Oculus’s technology to deliver immersive, visceral experiences that players won’t be able to find anywhere else.”
“We’re thrilled to work with Ubisoft in bringing two of their AAA franchises to VR. They’re an exceptional partner consistently creating ground-breaking content, and Assassin’s Creed and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell on the Oculus platform will be no different. Players will have dramatic, immersive experiences inside beloved worlds previously only available in 2D, and we’re so eager to bring these made-for-VR games to franchise fans and new audiences alike,” said Mike Verdu, VP of Content, Facebook Reality Labs.
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