Ubisoft Won’t Abandon Last Gen

Ubisoft, one of the largest video game developers and an industry leader announced that they won’t be abandoning the last generation of consoles. That means that players can expect to see more Ubisoft developed games on the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. Fans of Ubisoft developed games have approved of this announcement as the majority of them own one of the two consoles from the last generation. The new consoles cost a large amount of money and the majority of games currently can’t afford to purchase the Playstation 4 or Xbox One.

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Ubisoft released a statement on their twitter account saying, “We have been receiving criticism from fans saying that we won’t continue to make games for the Playstation 3 or Xbox 360 after this year. We would like to ensure those players that we have plans to create new games for both consoles of the last generation for the next five years. Afterwards we will solely focus our efforts on the Xbox One and Playstation 4. We would never abandon the majority of our fans.”

Currently, Ubisoft has plans to release a new Assassins Creed for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 this year. Watch Dogs is also a new game being developed by Ubisoft that is also being released on both of the last generation consoles. Five years is a long time for a studio as large as Ubisoft to create games, players can expect at least eight more games from Ubisoft for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360.

Halo 1, 2, 3 and 4 Being Re-Mastered For Xbox One

Microsoft, the creators behind all three Xbox’s announced today that Halo 1, 2, 3 and 4 are now being re-mastered for the Xbox One. This doesn’t surprise anyone as Halo 5 was just announced, releasing the three previous games in the series would allow for people who haven’t experience Halo to catch up on what’s going on without having to purchase any of the old game or consoles.

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The Xbox One isn’t being advertised as a video game console but instead as a home entertainment console. People who have never purchased a console in their life are now purchasing the Xbox One due to the mass amount of things that the system can do. Those people are more than likely going to purchase a video game for the first time and Microsoft wants those video games to be the re-mastered Halo games and Halo 5. The reason for this is because Halo is Microsoft’s most popular franchise, making it more popular is only a good thing for Microsoft.

The re-mastered Halo 1, 2, 3 and 4 Games are being called “The Master Chief Halo Collection”. There is no word as to when the game will be released, we suspect that will gain more insight as to the future of these re-mastered Halo games at E3 2014. Microsoft has yet to make any comments regarding the game, instead only announcing the release of this game after a series of rumors arose at IGN regarding four re-mastered Halo Games.