Monday, 15 October, 2018

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Confirmed by Ubisoft; E3 Reveal Teased

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey leaks: is this the sequel to Origins? Leaked image indicates Assassin's Creed: Odyssey will be set in ancient Greece
Olivia Ford | 01 June, 2018, 19:00

If those details are to be believed, Assassin's Creed Odyssey will indeed take place in Ancient Greece, with Assassin's Creed: Origins' Bayek and Aya filling a similar story role to the one occupied by Altair in Assassin's Creed II.

Beyond the tweet, information about the title's gameplay mechanics, storyline, and protagonist is scarce. The proximity of E3 lends weight to the report as well, as this is the time of year when surprises seem mostly likely to be blown.

The report originates from French site JeuxVideoLive, and is confirmed by Kotaku. Naturally, speculation about the next game began nearly immediately, but Ubisoft has yet to say anything concrete about it. Even more so than Origins.

According to Kotaku's sources, Assassin's Creed: Odyssey is a "drastic departure" for the series.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey is also expected to launch before the end of the current Ubisoft fiscal year, which wraps up n March 2019. Does that mean the annualisation of the franchise is back on? Odyssey could release this fall, though Ubisoft could potentially release it early in 2019, thus avoiding the Fall rush of titles.

In the picture below, you can see this collectible gift is labelled - Assassin's Creed Odyssey.

The Assassin's Creed franchise famously took a year off in 2015 after the one-two punch of Assassin's Creed Syndicate and Assassin's Creed Unity, the latter of which suffered from poor reviews.

Ok, that is incredibly short, but the full reveal will be at E3.

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