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New Assassin's Creed Empire details?

rockman zx

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- The next game will be a sort of prequel for the franchise.

- It's set in Ancient Egypt.

- You play as a Former Slave.

- The Main Character is a Distant Ancestor of Altair.

- It's being developed by the team that brought us Assassin's Creed: Black Flag. (Ubisoft Montreal)

- The Character has slightly darker skin than we have previously seen for a main character.

- The world is over three times larger than that of Assassin's Creed: Black Flag.

- The game will feature Desert Mirages.

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I guess there is no chance to know if the info is fake or not but sound legit to me.
 

AlexFlame116

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Something about this bullet point is hilarious to me.
I think there was a guy on GAF raging about how the main character looked white. Good news for him then?

I just really want a good story about the modern world and the happenings with Those Who Came Before. They really dropped the ball with that part of the story.
 

Holundrian

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The black flag team gives me some hope for it + I haven't played one since black flag so I might be in the mood for it come fall/winter.
I'm worried about 3 times larger given that the Ubisoft school of open world design has tired out and needs some sort of revamp to breath freshness into it.
 

Jumeira

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- The world is over three times larger than that of Assassin's Creed: Black Flag.
Lovely. More Ubi openworld game design with needless rinse repeat tasks.

I do hope they put effort into focused sidequest and contextually driven meaningful tasks. Again, these openworld games should be looking at Witcher 3 and Zelda as a template. Zelda climb anywhere would be perfect for this game. Add some challenge with a stamina ring.
 
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Most sound good but a huge ass world isn't necessarily better. Especially when it concerns a Ubi game, in my book.

For me to get really hyped for AC again it would need to completely overhaul the gameplay mechanics, the feeling and everything because I am so fed up with AC in general.
 

Khoryos

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Haven't people been rumouring the Egypt AC since before Unity, though? AC Comet, I think it was supposed to be called?
 

EvB

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Can't wait to climb to the stop of a pyramid, then leap of faith off it. Then fall down the side breaking every bone along the way
 

brickarts295

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Damn I guess even Altair had an assassin ancestor XD
Guess this might be the origins of the actual Assassin's Creed.
 

matrix-cat

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- The world is over three times larger than that of Assassin's Creed: Black Flag.
Come on, man. Three times larger than an area we needed a ship to get around; are they going to give us an ancient Egyptian helicopter to get traverse this gigantic playable space?
 

Trago

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Not that historic accuracy really means anything to Ubisoft, but doesn't ancient Egypt predate the actual brotherhood of assassins?
 

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When are they going to officially announce this game? Thought we'd be getting something by now.
 
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Sounds a little same old same old to me



When's the pre-ordering page going up?
lol funny you should say that, pre-order pages just went up on some sites just a few days ago listed for October 2017 and one site had it for november. The reveal is imminent
 

Betty

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Come on, man. Three times larger than an area we needed a ship to get around; are they going to give us an ancient Egyptian helicopter to get traverse this gigantic playable space?
Best we can do is a camel, and not a very fast one either.
 

Tonton

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- The world is over three times larger than that of Assassin's Creed: Black Flag.
This sounds waaay too big considering you need a ship to get around in Black Flag, me no likey
 
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Announcement this week? Unity was announced March 21. Black Flag March 1st. 3 in February. Syndicate's the outlier(May), but it was sent to die so... I'd expect Empire to get announced sooner rather than later.
 

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- The world is over three times larger than that of Assassin's Creed: Black Flag.
Yay! More pointless Ubisoft open world activities to complete.

Seriously though, I really hope they make a good job of this one...
 

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fine (if true) by me. unlike just about everybody, i loved ac1 :) ...

- The world is over three times larger than that of Assassin's Creed: Black Flag.
if true, i want a camel. a fast camel :) ...
 

wapplew

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Could be good, they give this one more time in the oven, fresh setting and all.
 

Khoryos

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Not that historic accuracy really means anything to Ubisoft, but doesn't ancient Egypt predate the actual brotherhood of assassins?
The historical one yes, but not the one in-game - in AC2 Brotherhood you find a statue of a Babylonian assassin under Monteriggioni.
 

UrbanRats

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Come on, man. Three times larger than an area we needed a ship to get around; are they going to give us an ancient Egyptian helicopter to get traverse this gigantic playable space?
What's the issue? Zelda has a massive map, and you mostly go around by feet (and paraglider) since the horse is pointless.
 

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Hope they bring back the modern day meta story and go all out. Maybe show us how Abstergo started and we can play someone like Desmond.
 

hydruxo

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I feel like the "three times bigger than Black Flag" thing has to be an overexaggeration. Because that is way too big.
 

burgerdog

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Three times larger!? How is that possible? It would be ridiculously big if they're counting all the water space + land.