Splinter Cell is getting an anime adaptation on Netflix

The last time we saw Sam Fisher in a Splinter Cell game was the 2013 Blacklist.

The last time we saw Sam Fisher in a Splinter cell the game was 2013 Blacklist.
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Ubisoft and Netflix have partnered to develop a Splinter cell anime with John wick creator Derek Kolstad as writer and executive producer, a Ubisoft representative has confirmed Kotaku.

According to previous reports from Variety, he Splinter cell The anime has already received a request for two seasons and 16 episodes from Netflix. When talking to KotakuUbisoft would not disclose which Japanese studios, if any, have signed up to produce the show.

Splinter cell It debuted in 2002 as part of the Ubisoft license agreement with author Tom Clancy. Players immediately fell in love with their intricate stealth gameplay, sparking consistent sequels until the series was halted with the latest installment, the 2013 one. Splinter Cell Blacklist. A film adaptation was being prepared. as recently as 2017, with Tom Hardy as Splinter cell protagonist Sam Fisher and John wick producer Basil Iwanyk in a leadership role, but news on that front has been sparse.

It is no secret that Splinter cell He’s gotten the short end of the club lately. When it comes to Ubisoft properties, it depends on the level of something like Prince of Persia, which itself has been relegated to VR escape rooms instead of full video games. The presence of various Splinter cell cameos and references In other Ubisoft games it indicates that the developer hasn’t forgotten about Sam Fisher, but I would be surprised if hardcore fans are completely satisfied with a Netflix show.