According to the BBFC’s classification of Assassin’s Creed II found by Dtoid, the upcoming game will contain three hours worth of cut-scenes.
“When submitted to the BBFC the linear elements within the work had a running time (eg cut scenes) of 181m 30s,” the classification notes.
Three hours of cut-scenes sure does sound like a lot, but it shouldn’t be looked at negatively as this opens up the reality of actual gameplay being quite lengthy. If there’s three hours of cut-scenes, just imagine how much real gameplay there will be in Assassin’s Creed II. Let’s just hope the cut-scenes will be worth watching.