19 Facts About Assassin's Creed


Main games in the Assassin's Creed series are set in an open world and played from the third-person perspective.

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Main games in the Assassin's Creed franchise have received generally positive reviews for their ambition in visuals, game design, and narratives, with criticism for the yearly release cycle and frequent bugs, as well as a shift towards the prioritising of role-playing mechanics in later titles.

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Phase one, covering up to Assassin's Creed Syndicate, featured games structured around single-player content, and while featuring open world spaces and several role-playing elements, were more action-adventure and stealth-oriented.

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Ubisoft was not happy with a Prince of Persia game without the Prince as the playable character, but this led to the marketing division to suggest the name Assassin's Creed, playing off the creed of the Assassins, "nothing is true; everything is permitted".

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The game was developed by Ubisoft Montreal with help from a few other Ubisoft studios in the time span of several months, and borrowed many ideas and concepts from Assassin's Creed: Lost Legacy, a Nintendo 3DS spin-off that had been announced at E3 2010 and later quietly cancelled.

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Development of Assassin's Creed Unity began shortly after the completion of Brotherhood in 2010, with the core development team splitting off during the early stages of development on Assassin's Creed III.

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New storyline is introduced in Assassin's Creed Origins focusing on Abstergo researcher Layla Hassan.

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Originally Revelations was announced as Assassin's Creed: Lost Legacy, and conceptualized as a Nintendo 3DS title focusing on Ezio traveling to Masyaf to explore Altair's legacy and uncover the origins of the Assassin Brotherhood.

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Black Flag retains many gameplay mechanics from Assassin's Creed III, including the ship-based exploration and combat.

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In March 2014, a new Assassin's Creed game code-named Comet was revealed to be in development for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, set to release later that year alongside Unity.

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On March 19,2014, images leaked for the next Assassin's Creed game, titled or code-named Unity, showing a new assassin in Paris.

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In December 2014, images and information leaked for a new Assassin's Creed game, titled or code-named Victory, which was later confirmed by Ubisoft.

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In March 2019, it was announced that a remastered version of Liberation would be bundled with Assassin's Creed III Remastered for Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and, later, for the Nintendo Switch.

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The game is a prequel to the first Assassin's Creed, taking place in the year 1190, and follows Altair as he attempts to retrieve an artifact called the Chalice from the Templars.

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In early 2022, it was reported that a new Assassin's Creed game, titled or code-named Rift, was in development and expected to launch in late 2022 or early 2023.

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Live-action film, Assassin's Creed, set in the same universe as the video games and other media, was released on December 21,2016.

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Lineage serves as a prequel to Assassin's Creed II, exploring the life of Ezio's father Giovanni Auditore and his career as an Assassin in 15th-century Italy.

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The novel serves as a prequel to Assassin's Creed Origins, describing Bayek's early life and how he followed in the footsteps of his father, Sabu, to become a Medjay and more.

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Elements of Assassin's Creed have been introduced as content into other Ubisoft games and those from third parties.

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