Ubisoft has dropped a heavy hint that the third Assassin’s Creed is on the way this fiscal year.  As reported in Joystiq, the publisher said on an earnings call that it has already shipped eight million units of Assassin s Creed 2, with the sequel taking only about three months to ship what it took its predecessor 18 months to reach.  Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot said that the next title is slated for sometime during its next fiscal year ending April 2011.  He added that the game will take the sequel’s protagonist Ezio to Rome during the height of the Knights Templar.  Read more at Joystiq.