Assassin's Creed: Rogue won't have multiplayer

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This may come as a disappointment to last-gen gamers, but it's sounding as though Assassin's Creed: Rogue will not have multiplayer.

In the latest issue of Game Informer, the magazine states that Rogue is "single-player only," though it's a tad bit unclear if they are referring only to the campaign or if Ubisoft has decided against offering a competitive mode. Should it be the latter, this would be the first time a core Assassin's Creed title wouldn't have a competitive multiplayer option since prior to 2010's Brotherhood.

It's possible that Game Informer is referring to co-op multiplayer, since Unity for Xbox One and PS4 will give players the option to play certain missions together; but, as we learned earlier, Assassin's Creed: Unity will also be skipping competitive multiplayer, so it looks like Ubisoft could pass on online gameplay all together with Rogue. With two Assassin's Creed games due out this year I wouldn't be surprised to see them skimp out on some features for the last-gen version.

Assassin's Creed: Rogue was formally announced yesterday. It's coming to Xbox 360 and PS3 this November, and will star Assassin-turned-Templar Shay Patrick Cormac who will travel across North America, from New York to the frozen North Atlantic, to hunt those previously called brothers. 

Matt Liebl You can follow Senior News Editor Matt Liebl on Twitter @Matt_GZ. He likes games, sports, musicals, and his adorable dog, Wrigley, and his wife.
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