New details for the upcoming Assassin’s Creed game, reportedly titled ‘Assassin’s Creed Mirage’, have seemingly surfaced on YouTube by Youtuber j0nathan, some of which were also confirmed to be true by Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier. According to the video and Schreier, the game will launch sometime in Spring 2023, will take place in Baghdad between the years 870-860, and will reportedly “go back to basics,” which may mean that the game will have fewer RPG elements such as the lack of a leveling system and gameplay choices. However, none of these claims have been confirmed by Ubisoft.
A person familiar tells me parts of this new Assassin's Creed leak are true (such as the name and the other stuff Bloomberg has already reported: spring 23, Baghdad, back to AC basics) and other parts are not ("multiple cities to explore") https://t.co/qmM6UZtKnG
— Jason Schreier (@jasonschreier) August 30, 2022
Details on the latest game in the franchise, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, via Ubisoft can be seen below:
In Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, you are Eivor, a fierce Viking warrior raised on tales of battle and glory. Explore a dynamic and beautiful open world set against the brutal backdrop of England’s Dark Ages. Raid your enemies, grow your settlement, and build your political power in your quest to earn your place among the gods in Valhalla.
Write Your Viking Saga – Advanced RPG mechanics allow you to shape the growth of your character and influence the world around you. With every choice you make, from political alliances and combat strategy to dialogue and gear progression, you will carve your own path to glory.
Visceral Combat System – Dual-wield powerful weapons such as axes, swords, and even shields to relive the ruthless fighting style of the Viking warriors. Brutally decapitate your foes, vanquish them from afar, or stealthily assassinate targets with your hidden blade. Challenge yourself with the most varied collection of deadly enemies ever found in an Assassin’s Creed game.
A Dark Age Open World – Sail from the harsh and mysterious shores of Norway to the beautiful but forbidding kingdoms of England and beyond. Immerse yourself in the Viking way of life through fishing, hunting, drinking games, and more.
Lead Epic Raids – Launch massive assaults against Saxon troops and fortresses throughout England. Lead your clan in surprise attacks from your longship and pillage enemy territories to bring riches and resources back to your people.
Grow Your Settlement – Construct and upgrade buildings that allow for deep customization, including a barracks, blacksmith, tattoo parlor, and more. Recruit new members to your clan and personalize your Viking experience.
Mercenary Vikings – Create and customize a unique Viking raider within your clan and share it online with friends to use during their own raids.