A source close to 16bitkings has revealed that an employee of UK high street retailer GAME today confirmed the existence of the long rumoured Playstation Vita exclusive: Assassin’s Creed: Rising Phoenix. When said employee was discussing his inability to talk about his insider knowledge of E3 with our source, he let slip that the rumoured upcoming Assassin’s Creed game for the Vita was a reality, and that he had discussed its existence with his local Ubisoft representative.
This is not the first time that information about Ubisoft’s next Assassin’s Creed handheld iteration has leaked; back in 2013, an internal image from Ubisoft of the game’s logo leaked online, which lead to a Spanish retailer listing the game for release on October 10th 2013, but this was later removed. This was as well as the discovery of the same logo in the current day section of Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag.
Due to the success of Assassin’s Creed: Liberation, it would not be surprising to see another installment on the Vita, but with E3 drawing to a close and no official word out of Ubisoft, it may be unlikely that we will see the game before the end of 2014, if at all.
We have reached out to Ubisoft for comment.