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New ‘Assassin’s Creed’ announced set in Feudal Japan

New ‘Assassin’s Creed’ announced set in Feudal Japan

Assassin's Creed Codename RED

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Ubisoft has announced a new game set in the world of Assassin’s Creed at their Ubisoft Forward. Titled Assassin’s Creed: Codename RED, it joins the previously announced Assassin’s Creed: Mirage

Codename RED will be set in Feudal Japan and while Mirage is reported to be a smaller experience, it is Ubisoft’s next large open-world RPG akin to Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla. As of writing, there is currently no information as to which assassin players will control. It’s also unclear if, like in previous games, we will be able to change the gender of our protagonist. However, we do know that the game will be developed by Ubisoft Québec.

That was not all Ubisoft announced at the Assassin’s Creed showcase, where they celebrated 15 years of the beloved series. The developer announced a new mobile game set in China, Assassin’s Creed: Codename JADE. There also will be Assassin’s Creed: Codename HEXE, which looks like it might deal with the occult and take the series into more of a horror tone, perhaps even taking place during the Salem Witch Trials. They also announced that Netflix will be moving forward with a live-action Assassin’s Creed series adaptation that it is currently in production.

Of course, Assassin’s Creed fans have been clamoring for a game set in Feudal Japan for over 10 years, as the moves of an Assassin could easily apply to a ninja, shinobi, or samurai. Now that the series has evolved to be larger RPGs, it would