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'Assassin's Creed Odyssey' confirmed: here's what we know

The announcement appeared on Twitter accompanied with a five-second video showing a Spartan soldier kicking a Spartan officer off a mountaintop.


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Assassin's Creed Odyssey, the next installment in the lo action-adventure series about ancient order of assassins will be shown at E3, per the video game publisher Ubisoft.

 

The announcement appeared on Twitter accompanied with a five-second video showing a Spartan soldier kicking a Spartan officer off a mountaintop. 

This leak comes hours after French video game site JeuxVideo-Live posted an image of a novelty keychain promoting the hitherto-unannounced title. JeuxVideo-Lives report claimed Odyssey will be a follow-up to Assassins Creed Origins, released last year. The site also claimed the game will be set in ancient Greece. The helmet sort of resembles that of King Leonidas I.

The short video is a tip to Zack Snyder's film adaptation of Frank Miller's Spartan-themed graphic novel 300, which suggest where the game's plot could be set. 

 

However, it that doesn't jibe with rumors that the game could be a sequel to the ancient Egyptian "Assassins Creed Origins," which occurred during the 1st Century BCE.

The game's name agrees with references to Homer's saga, The Odyssey, which recounts the legend of Odysseus' voyage home to Ithica after the fall of Troy. 

 

More will be learned about the game during the E3 2018 Expo in Los Angeles, from June 12-14. 

 

Ubisoft's E3 press conference ahead of the expo happens on Monday, June 11.

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