Ubisoft Says Tweets About New Splinter Cell Are 'Joking'


May a Splinter Cellular announcement be coming at E3?

Replace: Since publishing this tale, a Ubisoft consultant informed IGN that Julian was once “joking” along with his tweets referring to a possible new Splinter Cellular.

Ubisoft’s cherished Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cellular franchise is also returning.

“Julian was once clearly joking as Julian loves to do. It seems like our ingenious administrators are having amusing at the moment. We wouldn’t have any bulletins to make presently,” the Ubisoft consultant informed IGN by way of electronic mail.

IGN’s authentic record follows:

Julian Gerighty, ingenious director of The Department 2, tweeted out “Operating at the subsequent #SplinterCell with @danhaynow and @romcamor in #Lyon.” He persevered pronouncing he “cannot look ahead to E3.”

via Julian Gerighty's Twitter account

by way of Julian Gerighty’s Twitter account

He then adopted up with a 2d tweet, writing “Good enough – plz don’t retweet. I is also in hassle.” Since his tweets, Gerighty’s Twitter symbol has been up to date to incorporate Splinter Cellular’s iconic night-vision goggles. Gerighty additional adopted up highlighting messages he were receiving from a minimum of one Ubisoft PR particular person.

A brand new Splinter Cellular could also be some of the ultimate video games indexed in 2018’s notorious Walmart Canada leak of a lot of video games, together with Gears five and Borderlands three. A separate Amazon Canada list for Splinter Cellular was once additionally noticed in 2018.

The final Splinter Cellular recreation Ubisoft launched was once 2013’s Splinter Cellular: Blacklist, evolved by means of Ubisoft Toronto, the studio maximum lately in the back of Starlink: Fight for Atlas. Whilst we have not had a Splinter Cellular recreation since then, sequence protagonist Sam Fisher hasn’t been totally absent from Ubisoft’s video games.

In 2018, Ubisoft offered a Splinter Cellular-themed challenge to Ghost Recon: Wildlands, with Michael Ironside reprising his function as Sam Fisher. Across the time of this challenge’s creation, Ironside spoke about his historical past enjoying Sam Fisher.

Must this tweet end up out to in reality sign a brand new Splinter Cellular recreation, Ubisoft is not any stranger to leaks of a few previous titles that proved to be true. You’ll want to learn our breakdown of the most infamous video game leaks.

And while we don’t know much should this new Splinter Cell be real, we do know of another newly confirmed Tom Clancy game from Ubisoft, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakproint, which is this month’s IGN First title. You can look forward to more exclusive Breakpoint coverage on IGN throughout May, including our recent breakdown of Breakpoint’s hideout social hub.

Jonathon Dornbush is IGN’s News editor, PlayStation lead, and would like to give former IGN employee Zach Ryan a big hello! Talk to Jonathon on Twitter @jmdornbush.


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