Assassin’s Creed Origins: New setting promises major changes

Assassin's Creed Origins: New setting promises major changes

The new Assassin’s Creed in Egypt of antiquity and is a “completely new beginning” for the series mark. The numerous and quite significant changes are so far not shown, but described – video footage shows classic Assassin’s activities.

The idea of the next Assassin’s Creed foremost confirmed old rumors: Origins takes place in ancient Egypt. The change of the era of modernity to antiquity of the Ptolemaic Empire (from 330 v. Chr.) Is intended, according to Ubisoft with a ” completely new beginning associated” for the series.

Instead of gadgets and ” strange technologies ” there should now be to ” gods, mysteries and freedom go,” the publisher announced. In the trailer, however, is to see it not be shown scenes that could have come minus the settings from other series parts.

is now being used as an eagle Drone, who replaced in a sense, the mini map. The small card is deleted, instead, players can bet only marker in the world, enabling a rough guide. The omission of a centimeter accurate “GPS” is intended to increase the game fun because that promotes the view of the world itself. This also applies to the change of the task structure. Quests can be started at any time and change your mood now – as in normal open-world games. This will give players more freedom in completing tasks, writes Ubisoft.

More real world meets new combat system

Here another innovation to come into play: The world has a daily routine, at night about less guards, but more bandits on the road, NPCs can be found at certain times in different places. the combat system, which no longer relies only on counterattacks is also changed. The new hero uses combo attacks, evasive rolls and parrying as well as various types of swords, shields and spears. It as well, different types of bows, including a “shotgun-arm” and a variant that raises opponents to the ground, are available. An adrenaline bar also allows special attacks.

In addition, there will be the option to improve the Assassins equipment in different level stages. Other tools (Gadgets) allow the taming of animals also are bombs, traps and among other sleep darts available. The style of play can be specialized for three skill trees. Hunters use bows and sneak fighters go in the melee, seers manipulate their environment and contrast.

Will be released Assassin’s Creed Origins on October 27 for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PCs. Especially big fans of the series can also purchase a very limited, around 800 euros expensive special version of the game, which contains a 73 cm resin figure among others – and sets a new record for expensive collector editions.



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