Speaking to Arabic Gamers, Splinter Cell: Blacklist art director Scott Lee stated that Ubisoft has “a lot of plans in the works” for the franchise and and next-gen consoles.
“Sam Fisher and Splinter Cell [are] a big and very important franchise for Ubisoft, and yes they do support the franchise,” Lee told Arabic Gamers. “Obviously we’re working very hard on current-fen systems and we’re super excited that we’re going to be across all platforms.”
“For the next-gen there are a lot of plans in the works, 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 added. “Sam will be back.”
Lee’s statement falls in line with Jade Raymond’s declaration in March about how Ubisoft has five unannounced titles in development, one of which is is a Splinter Cell title.
The next installment of Splinter Cell—Blacklist—infiltrates PC, PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii U August 20 in North America, August 23 in Europe.