EA will be breaking into the open-world action genre with an “Assassin’s Creed-style” game. The game will be headed by Jade Raymond and her new studio Motive Studios.

According to a statement made by EA CFO Blake Jorgensen during the UBS Global Technology Conference in San Francisco, work is already underway on this mysterious new title.

“We’ve never really operated in the largest genre of gaming, and that’s the action genre. That’s the Assassin’s Creed-style games; more open-world, more single-play versus multiplayer,” Jorgensen said. “It’s not been an area that we’ve operated in. We recently hired Jade Raymond, who was behind the Assassin’s Creed franchise for Ubisoft and she will be building an action genre for us through a studio we’re building out in Montreal right now. So a lot of excitement around the action genre.”

For those not in the know, Jade Raymond was a veteran producer of the Assassin’s Creed franchise for Ubisoft, so it make sense EA would want her expertise when creating their first big open-world action title.

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