Assassin's Creed Origins was fully revealed during Microsoft's E3 presentation today. The game is the latest main entry in the popular franchise and is set before the events of the previous games.
The game is optimized for Microsoft's new Xbox One X where it will support both HDR and 4K Ultra HD when played on the console. It has been given the release date of October 27th 2017, just over a week before the launch of the Xbox One X on November 7th. Here's the official game description, shopping link, and gameplay trailer:
Ancient Egypt, a land of majesty and intrigue, is disappearing in a ruthless fight for power. Unveil dark secrets and forgotten myths as you go back to the one founding moment: The Origins of the Assassin’s Brotherhood.
A COUNTRY TO DISCOVER: Sail down the Nile, uncover the mysteries of the pyramids or fight your way against dangerous ancient factions and wild beasts as you explore this gigantic and unpredictable land.
A NEW STORY EVERY TIME YOU PLAY: Engage into multiple quests and gripping stories as you cross paths with strong and memorable characters, from the wealthiest high-born to the most desperate outcasts.
EMBRACE ACTION-RPG: Experience a completely new way to fight. Loot and use dozens of weapons with different characteristics and rarities. Explore deep progression mechanics and challenge your skills against unique and powerful bosses.
Assassin's Creed Origins will come in a regular, Gold, and Deluxe Edition with pre-orders of all three gaining access to an exclusive mission called, Secrets of the first Pyramids. The Deluxe Edition contains the Deluxe Pack DLC (The Ambush at Sea mission, The Desert Cobra Pack including one outfit, two legendary weapons, one legendary shield, one mount, and three ability points) while the Gold Edition comes with the Deluxe Pack and the Season Pass for all future DLC.
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