E3 2018: Assassin's Creed: Odyssey Gets a Trailer and Release Date The long awaited sequel to Super Mario Odyssey. 06.12.18 - 7:28 PM
As expected from the Ubisoft conference, one of the biggest games showcased was none other than the next game in the Assassin's Creed franchise, Assassin's Creed: Odyssey.
I already made a Super Mario Odyssey joke, so let's just move on. Ubisoft also has some new info about the game's features, so I'll just let them tell you about it.
Become a Legendary Spartan Hero: Embark on your journey from humble beginnings to living legend as Alexios or Kassandra. Customize your gear, upgrade your abilities, and personalize your ship on your path to becoming a Spartan hero.
Ancient Greece Awaits: From the heights of snowy mountain peaks to the depths of the Aegean Sea, explore an entire country full of untamed environments and cities at the peak of Greece’s Golden Age. Unexpected encounters will breathe life into your story as you meet colorful characters, battle vicious mercenaries, and more.
Choose Your Own Path: Your decisions shape the world around you with over 30 hours of choice dialogue and multiple game endings. Experience a living, dynamic world that constantly evolves and reacts to your every decision.
Fight Epic Battles: Show off your extraordinary warrior abilities and shift the tides of battle during one of the deadliest conflicts of the time, the Peloponnesian War. Charge into epic clashes between Sparta and Athens in big battles pitting 150v150 soldiers against each other.
Sail Across the Aegean Sea: Find uncharted locations, uncover hidden treasures, or fight your way through entire fleets in naval battles. Customize the look of your ship, upgrade weaponry to suit your strengths, and recruit crewmembers with unique perks, tailoring naval combat to your style.
A Land of Myths and Legends: Discover a world rich with myths and legends. From ancient rituals to famed statues, come face to face with Greece’s legendary figures and discover the true nature of mythological beasts like Medusa and the Minotaur.
Plus, another gameplay trailer:
Last but not least, Ubisoft announced multiple editions of the game too. The Standard edition is just the base game. The Deluxe Edition brings gear packs, a naval packs, and XP and currency boosts. The Gold Edition brings the Season Pass and early access to the game on October 2nd. The Ultimate Edition brings everything from all three editions. Of course, for those looking for a collector's edition, Ubisoft has you covered with the Spartan and Pantheon Collector's Editions which are available on the Ubisoft Store.
Early access starting on October 2.
Assassin's Creed Odyssey Standard Edition and additional digital content including: the Deluxe Edition Pack, the Season Pass, which will give players access to all upcoming major expansions, plus the additional mission The Blind King.
By Ubicollectibles: The Spartan Leap statue (height 39.5cm) for the Spartan Edition, two statues forming The Nemesis Diorama (height 39cm, width 65cm) for the Pantheon Edition.
The Assassin's Creed Odyssey Steelbook.
A 64-page art book featuring the original designs and concept art from the Ubisoft Quebec artists.
An exclusive lithograph by Hugo Puzzuoli from Ubisoft Quebec.
A printed version of the game's hand-drawn world map.
The selected game soundtrack.
Assassin's Creed: Odyssey will release on PS4, XB1, and PC on October 5th. Check out our gallery for new screenshots and keep tabs on RPGFan for the latest E3 news.