Assassin's Creed Odyssey was blown wide open during Ubisoft's E3 2018 press conference. A closed beta for the game has also been set for later this year, while the game itself releases on February 19th on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. Similarly, we get a few opportunities to play as Aya in Assassin's Creed Origins. Kassandra and Alexios have the same story and both characters are raised as Spartans. The Star Fox collaboration with Starlink: Battle for Atlas was cool, but who knows if that game will suffer the same fate as many other recent toys-to-life titles. It got a full announcement trailer (embedded above) and a lengthy gameplay demo (embedded below).
The likes of more cult games like Rayman and Beyond Good & Evil are also regarded highly by an global audience - and we expect Ubisoft to really double down on that this year, too.
"Skull & Bones" looks like Ubisoft took the most fun part of "Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag" and ran with it, and I am totally here for that.
Your input and behavior in Assassin's Creed: Odyssey has a big impact on the game. A few information about its story has been revealed along with a lovely trailer showing its vast world and vibrant colors.
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Assassin's Creed Odyssey release date was leaked before the Ubisoft event has even started.
The game takes place in the Indian Ocean as piracy is dead in the Caribbean.
The gameplay trailer showcases how you can customise your ship and crew to be best equipped to steal treasures on the seven seas.
Although ultimately, it appears you'll still be charting the course of an adventure from an "Outcast mercenary" to a "Spartan hero", so it remains to be seen whether the choice aspect of the game will be consequential, or merely icing on the cake.