Assassin's Creed 2: 20 percent more expensive than the predecessor
The headline looks shocking at first sight. But actually Assassin's Creed 2 will bring a development to the PC that is already common for console games.
According to the publisher Ubisoft, it has not been possible to cover the expenses for the development of Assassin's Creed 2 with the common retail prices of the final game. But the PC version with an estimated price of 50 Euros is still cheaper than the console version - usually console gamers have to pay about 65 Euros for a new game. Ubisoft says that the publisher wants to prevent that the customers will have bear even higher prices although Assassin's Creed 2 is currently worked on by more than 450 people. CEO Yves Guillemot is proud of the current state of the game's development and is happy to be able to present a world that is even bigger than the one in Assassin's Creed.
Furthermore it is rumored that later there will be additional content offered for download. But this hasn't been officially confirmed yet.
In Assassin's Creed 2 you play the role of Ezio Auditore de Firenze, a noble man in Florence during the Renaissance. If you are interested in Assassin's Creed 2 you might want to take a look at what Producer Sebastien Puel told about the details of the Anvil Engine.
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