It's January so now is around the time when details for the next Assassins Creed game are leaked out.
So far it is claimed that the game is set in Ancient Egypt and will serve as a prequel to the series. The game world will be three times the size of Black Flag and will feature less recycled content from previous games in the series. In a reaction to the Unity debacle the game has been pushed back a year and will not see release until 2017. One source said that this is a strategy that Ubisoft may use going forward as they look to give the AC teams more room to make changes to the formula.
-Being made by the Black Flag team
-Boats are back
-Combat to be more free-form
-Game will be first in a trilogy similar to what they did with Ezio
Taking a year off is a good thing, but I don't think we will see the real benefit of this until the game afterwards, if they stick to the every other year release schedule.