Ubisoft decided to take some time off to revamp the Assassin’s Creed franchise so that it could deliver a fresh gameplay experience to the loyal fans of this long-running franchise. At E3 2017, Ubisoft has revealed what its vision for the future of this franchise is. The next title in the Assassin’s Creed franchise is called Assassin’s Creed Origins and it will explore the origins of the brotherhood.
Ubisoft announced the new game today during Microsoft’s E3 2017 press conference where the latter also finally unveiled the Project Scorpio Xbox. It’s officially called the Xbox One X and will go on sale later this year in November.
The game’s creative director Jean Guesdon has confirmed that Assassin’s Creed Origins is going to be based in ancient Egypt and the game is going to tell the story of one man, the last magi, who is the protector of his community.
A gameplay trailer of Assassin’s Creed Origins has been released as well which highlight the lead character of Siwa. It also shows some new game dynamics which include sending a pet bird up to the skies in order to scout the area ahead.
More information about the various iterations of this title will be revealed in the future. Assassin’s Creed Origins is going to be released later this year on October 27th.