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Ubisoft Confirms Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Ahead Of E3 2018

Ubisoft Confirms Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Ahead Of E3 2018

Yesterday, it was revealed that the next Assassin's Creed game would be called Assassin's Creed Odyssey.

A rumor surfaced in March on Comicbook.com indicating that the next Assassin's Creed game will be set in ancient Greece. The video shows what appears to be a Spartan warrior kicking a Persian "Immortal" off a cliff.

Beyond the tweet, information about the title's gameplay mechanics, storyline, and protagonist is scarce. We'll likely see a lot more at E3. The leak originally came from upcoming Assassin's Creed merchandise, which was spotted by French site, JeuxVideoLive.

Ubisoft did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The rumors for this entry in the open-world action adventure series is that Ubisoft wants to stick with Bayek for multiple games, as it did with Ezio in Assassin's Creed II, Brotherhood, and Revelations. Even more so than Origins.

The info dump also says that naval battles will be a big focus once again, similar to Assassin's Creed 4. If this is true, it means the series is going back to an annual schedule.

Assassin's Creed has been the subject of some of the most frequent (and occasionally abstract) leaks of any major video game franchise over the past several years, so we're immediately inclined to believe this is legitimate. The game will apparently release this fiscal year.

In the picture below, you can see this collectible gift is labelled - Assassin's Creed Odyssey. E3 is nearly here, so expect a full reveal during the big show.

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