Assassin’s Creed: Unity and Syndicate have not been received too well by the fans of the popular video game series. This is part of the reason why Ubisoft has decided to wait one more year to refresh the series. This is why the upcoming Assassin’s Creed: Origins will seem very familiar to the older fans. This game seems to be coming back to the roots. No more experimenting, no more attempts. This time, the game will feel like the old ones, while still bringing some new elements so players won’t get bored.
A new Assassin’s Creed: Origins trailer
Recently, at the 2017 gamescon press conference, Microsoft began by introducing a brand-new CGI trailer for the upcoming game. This new video mostly features a look at the most important ancient Egypt characters and historical figures we all know. Cleopatra, Julius Caesar or Ptolemy are among the ones we see.
It’s very interesting that Origins seems to be following the same idea from Black Flag. In that game, Edward Kenway was not part of the brotherhood. So, players got to experience this conflict with the Templars from a different perspective. Those changes brought gameplay alterations and a variety in the narrative. One that was much needed. It seems like Origins will follow the same path. This time, Bayek doesn’t start the game as an assassin. Instead, the game will focus on the very early stages of the creation of the brotherhood. The main character will struggle to survive in a dark world. This will also be the reason why the brotherhood will finally be created. The game will be open world and will allow much more exploration than any Assassin’s Creed game before it.
Full of emotion
The themes Origins will deal with are very grim. And they should be like this. After all, the brotherhood wasn’t created because all was right in the world. We don’t know much about the story at the moment, but from the previews, this might be the most emotionally-charged game in the series. Also, the combat in this game will reportedly feel a little different. However, this had to be done in order to fit in with the new RPG parts of the game. Assassin’s Creed: Origins comes out for PS4, Xbox One and PC on October 27.
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