Ubisoft today revealed new details regarding Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, heading to consoles and PC in October.

Assassin’s Creeed Odyssey is set in Ancient Greece, a world “rich with myths and legend” during the Peloponnesian War between Sparta and Athens in the fifth century BC. Playing as Alexios or Kassandra, a mercenary of Spartan blood sentenced to death by their family, players will embark on an “epic journey” from a young outcast to a legendary hero and uncover the truth about their mysterious lineage.

Ubisfot described Assassin’s Creed Odyssey as an “ambitious action role-playing game that places choice at the center of the experience”. A new interactive dialogue system allows players to impact the game’s world, characters and story to “shape the future of Greece”. Players can customise weapons and gear and equip new special abilities and charge into “massive” battles between Sparta and Athens which pit hundreds of soldiers against each other.

Open world naval combat is back and players can seamlessly explore the open seas, customise their ship and recruit their own crew with unique perks.

Additionally, Ubisoft announced the Digital Deluxe, Gold and Ultimate Editions as well as the Physical Gold Edition of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey:

  • In the Digital Deluxe Edition, gamers will receive the base game and the Deluxe Pack containing gear packs, naval pack and XP and Drachma boosts.
  • The Physical Gold Edition will include the base game and the Season Pass.
  • The Digital Gold Edition will include the base game, Season Pass, and allow players to access the game three days early starting October 2nd.
  • The Digital Ultimate Edition will include the base game, the Season Pass and the deluxe Pack  and allows players to get the game up to 3-days early starting October 2nd.

The official website is where you can find all the details regarding the new game, and be sure to watch the new trailer below. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey launches on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC on October 2, 2018 with enhancements made for Xbox One X and PlayStation 4 Pro.

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Ty Muddle

Ty Muddle

I cut my gaming teeth on a Commodore 64 my siblings and I found stashed under my parents bed. It was the early 90's and the strange computerised images were a novelty for a young kid living in a rural Australian town. It would be some years before I was introduced to a simple word processor powered by a Apple II my grandfather found at the dump but it didn't take much to spark a love of writing and video gaming that would continue through my life. My first "modern" console was, like most people in Australia at the time, a Sega Master System II. In those days you'd hire games from the local video store. I always loved flipping to the back of the game manual to see the cheat codes other players would scribble in the "Notes" section.