A new Assassin’s Creed mobile game and two other mobile titles are coming exclusively to Netflix, game company Ubisoft announced on Saturday. The other games are the sequel to Valiant Hearts, a puzzle-adventure set during World War I, and the new Mighty Quest for Epic Loot, which Ubisoft calls a “hack-and-slash adventure.”
Games that can be played on the Netflix mobile app will be included with a Netflix subscription. They will be downloadable and will not include ads or microtransactions, Ubisoft said in a statement.
The new Valiant Hearts story will launch in January 2023, Ubisoft said. Epic Loot’s Mighty Quest is also coming in 2023, and an Assassin’s Creed game is “in development,” Ubisoft said.
Netflix announced in late 2020 that it was working with Ubisoft on, one of Ubisoft’s most popular video game franchises. The franchise takes gamers on an adventure through various historical events in time.
In July 2021 Netflixit was and they let him go in November of the same year. It has since been released To others and now has more than 20 mobile games for iOS and Android users, with plans to increase this number to 50 games by the end of 2022.
Last month, CNBC reported that less than 1% of Netflix’s 221 million subscribers have so far downloaded Netflix games. The outlet notes, however, that Netflix has characterized its move into gaming as a years-long process. The streaming service hopes, in part, to tie video games into its movie and TV show offerings.
“We’re going to experiment and try a bunch of things,” Netflix COO Greg Peters said, according to CNBC. “But I would say that the eyes we have on the long-term prize are really centered more around our ability to create properties that are connected to the universes, the characters, the stories that we’re building.”
The current slate of games includes Stranger Things: 1984 and Stranger Things 3: The Game, as well as various titles unrelated to Netflix programming.