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Every year, Ubisoft releases at least one "Assassin's Creed" video game. But there won't be any games from the franchise rolling out in 2016.

Ubisoft announced that it will not be releasing any game for the "Assassin's Creed" franchise and will use the time to "step back" and "re-examine" it. Fans were disappointed when the developer's last major franchise title, "Assassin's Creed Unity" was dogged by issues when it was released.

Ubisoft said that it has "learnt a lot" based on the feedback of fans, which pushed them to update their development processes, It reiterated its commitment to make "Assassin's Creed" "a premier" open-world franchise.

Ubisoft revealed that it will use this opportunity to "evolve a game mechanics" and will be working to make sure it offers unique and memorable gameplay experience.

The developer also revealed that it recently released the first images of Michael Fassbender in the upcoming "Assassin's Creed" movie, which is expected to be released on Dec. 21, 2016.

The "Assassin's Creed" video games have been about Assassins trying to reclaim power to the common people even as Templars try to capture power for themselves, and the fight that ensues between them.