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E3 2014: Assassin’s Creed Unity will not feature PvP multiplayer

Assassin’s Creed Unity features four player co-op, however it will not feature the online multiplayer portion that many have come to expect.

“We’re not bringing the PvP mode, you’re going to have to wait it out,”  said Assassin’s Creed producer Vincent Pontbriand.

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Assassin’s Creed Unity is expected to hit stores on October 28.

E3 2014: Uncharted: A Thief’s End runs at 1080p, trailer completely in-game

Uncharted: A Thief’s End runs in 1080p said Naughty Dog–with the developer targeting 60 frames per second.

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In addition, the developer revealed that the trailer shown at Sony’s press conference was indeed completely in-game.

“As you can see, the visual fidelity for our character models will reach new heights,” said community strategist Eric Monacelli. “In fact, thanks to the power of PS4, right now Drake’s Uncharted 4 model is over double the polygons of Joel from The Last of Us PS3.”

Uncharted: A Thief’s End launches in 2015 exclusively on PlayStation 4.

E3 2014: Patriots canceled, replaced by Rainbow Six Siege

Originally announced as Rainbow 6: Patriots, Ubisoft cancelled Patriots and instead puts all its focus into Rainbow Six Siege. However, according to Rainbow Six brand director Alexander Remy and creative director for Xavier Marquis, no remnants of Patriots remain in Siege.

“It’s not in development anymore,” said Remy when questioned about Patriots status. “The main decision was some months after Patriots was announced in 2011 that was the first moment we knew the first generation of new consoles were coming. So obviously at that moment and for a franchise such as Rainbow we needed to decide if we could make something for next-gen and we were already pretty advanced in the development of Patriots.”
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