Next-Gen Splinter Cell in the Works?



May 4, 2013
The Splinter Cell series will continue onto next-gen platforms, according to a suggestive statement from Splinter Cell: Blacklist art director Scott Lee. "For next-gen there are a lot of plans in the works," he told ArabicGamers, "obviously we can't talk about that at the moment but I definitely look forward to seeing Sam in new adventures, bigger and better as we go along."

Lee said definitively that "Sam will be back," and that Ubisoft supports Splinter Cell as "a big and very important franchise" for the publisher.

Recently, IGN asked Ubisoft Toronto's Jade Raymond about the possibility of a next-gen version of Splinter Cell: Blacklist. "We have a very good PC version coming out that’s been announced. So I can’t say that’s not something we consider, obviously. The PC version has a lot of optimized graphics and a lot of other optimized features. It’s also a version where we’re planning on some additional features for online. There’s some additional community and other online features we won’t have in the console versions. It’s 360, PS3, and PC. Those are the three that we’re focused on right now. The next ones, we’ll just have to see. Let’s get these out the door first.”

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