Assassin's Creed Mirage details announced
During Ubisoft Forward, Ubisoft announced that Assassin's Creed Mirage, the next instalment in the Assassin's Creed franchise, will launch worldwide in 2023. In addition, the roadmap of the brand's future has been unveiled with the next two HD flagship games Codename RED and Codename HEXE as part of the Codename INFINITY hub, along with the AAA mobile game Codename JADE and more information about the collaboration with Netflix. Assassin's Creed Mirage will release on consoles and Windows PC through the Epic Games Store and the Ubisoft Store. Players can also subscribe to Ubisoft+ to access the game.
Check out the announcement trailer below.
With development led by Ubisoft Bordeaux, the studio behind the Wrath of the Druids expansion for Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Assassin's Creed Mirage invites players to immerse themselves in a magnificent ninth-century Baghdad at the peak of its Golden Age. It offers a narrative-driven action-adventure experience with an intriguing coming-of-age storyline, charismatic protagonists, a majestic open city and modernized legacy gameplay focusing on parkour, stealth and assassinations. They will embody a new hero, Basim Ibn Is'haq, a singular street thief with a mysterious past, who will join the Hidden Ones in Alamut on a quest for answers. Basim's mentor, Roshan, will be voiced by Emmy-winning actress Shohreh Aghdashloo. Assassin's Creed Mirage is an homage to the series, and a particularly special tribute to the first Assassin's Creed. The announcement of the game comes with a cinematic reveal trailer with original music composed by Brendan Angelides, who is also the music composer for the game.
"For the 15th anniversary of the franchise we wanted to offer something special to the players and our community", said Stéphane Boudon, Senior Content Director for Assassin's Creed Mirage. "Assassin's Creed Mirage is a tribute to the franchise, and notably to the original game. We are bringing a modern take on the iconic Assassin's Creed gameplay experience, as well as a deep dive into the rituals and tenets of the Hidden Ones, something we think both longtime and new fans alike will be eager to play".
Additionally, the Assassin's Creed Mirage Deluxe Edition and Collector’s Case were announced:
● The Deluxe Edition: will include the base game, digital artbook and soundtrack, as well as a Deluxe pack containing a Prince of Persia–inspired outfit, eagle and mount skins, weapons, and more.
● The Collector’s Case will include the Deluxe Edition with a high-quality figurine of Basim (32cm), an exclusive SteelBook with a design to be elected by fans, a mini-artbook, a replica of Basim's brooch, a map of Baghdad as well as a selected soundtrack of the game. The Collector’s Case is available from the Ubisoft Store and select retailers.
Fans who pre-order Assassin's Creed Mirage will receive a bonus quest at launch called The Forty Thieves, where players will uncover the mysteries of Ali Baba's legendary cave.
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