E3 2018: Assassin's Creed Odyssey release date and gameplay details

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Though that, of course, is one of the highest compliments when it comes to narrative-heavy RPGs, so if this new direction for the Assassin's Creed game narrative is even a little like BioWare, we're all for it. We've got footage of a naval battle in all its salty glory so you can see just what it's like to fight on the high seas. The show kicked off with a choreographed routine to promote Just Dance 2019, which turned the cringe-ometer all the way up to eleven and featured a poor unfortunate soul in a panda suit. Now, we have a trailer and some significant gameplay details for the game.

Additionally, the Gold, Deluxe and Ultimate Editions of Assassin's Creed Odyssey were announced. A relic called the Spear of Leonidas will unlock what the company describes as: "Seemingly supernatural" abilities as players progress through the game. Heavy emphasis was placed on the fact that Ubisoft wants this to be an epic RPG experience, and the new features are meant to make this Assassin's Creed more RPG-y than ever before.

The upcoming game will also feature dialogue choice options that decide how the story will pan out. You can be either Alexios or Kassandra.

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The game will be released worldwide on October 5, 2018, on the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and Windows PC.

Ubisoft will show off Assassin's Creed: Odyssey on Monday, June 11 at 4PM EST. It's been in development for three years at Ubisoft Quebec, and you've gotta say Odyssey is a pretty gutsy name for a game about Greece. Odyssey looks a lot like last year's excellent Hellenistic Egypt-based Origins insofar as visuals and overall mechanics-combat, UI, skill trees, inventory menus and environments all look close to Origins.

The first gameplay trailer for Anthem, developed by Mass Effect creators BioWare, made its debut during EA's conference on Saturday, The Verge reports. "We don't have anything specific to share at the moment but teams are working on different things, so stay tuned for more".

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