Here's your weekly round-up of the biggest video game news stories from the past seven days, including mostly stories that broke on 11 February – which meant an extremely last-minute rewrite of the entire script for this video. So thanks for that, games industry. We have the announcements that Destiny 2 and Watch Dogs 2 indeed exist, Quantum Break is coming to PC and the Assassin's Creed series is taking a break in 2016.

Activision: Destiny 2 coming in 2017 with major expansion planned for 2016

Activision has laid out its plans for the future of Destiny during a quarterly earnings call in which it revealed 2016 will see the release of a "large new expansion" before a "full game sequel" is released in 2017.

Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break heading to PC this April

Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break will arrive on PC alongside the console release on 5 April, developer Remedy Entertainment has announced. Those who pre-order the digital version for Xbox One will receive a copy of the Windows 10-compatible version for free.

Ubisoft confirms Assassin's Creed series will skip 2016 to 're-examine' the franchise

Ubisoft has officially announced there will not be a new Assassin's Creed game in 2016, confirming reports that the series will take its first break since 2008. In a blog post, the company states it is making the move to "step back and re-examine" the franchise.

Watch Dogs 2 will be released before April 2017

Ubisoft has confirmed a sequel to Watch Dogs is in the works and will be released before the end of the next financial year, on 31 March 2017. The news comes as part of the company's latest financial report and alongside the announcement that the Assassin's Creed series will take a break in 2016.

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