New Trailer Reveals Stunning Sengoku Period Setting for ‘Assassin’s Creed: Shadows’ and Details on ‘Assassin’s Creed Infinity’!

The latest installment in the popular series, Assassin's Creed Shadows, recently announced a stellar line-up of composers working on the soundtrack. As anticipation grows for its release on November 15, 2024, Ubisoft has released a new trailer showcasing the beautiful scenery of Japan during the Warring States period, the setting for the game.

In addition, Marc-Alexis Côté, VP and executive producer leading the development of the “Assassin's Creed” franchise,Game FileIn an interview with , he mentioned the codename “Assassin's Creed Infinity” (reference: past article), which was announced in July 2021 as a new hub for the series. While “Assassin's Creed: Shadows” will be the first title belonging to Infinity as previously announced, he revealed that the name of Infinity has now been changed to the “Animus” hub.

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At the moment, details about the “Animus” hub are unknown, but it is thought that it will be a so-called launcher-type application such as Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Call of Duty HQ.

Assassin's Creed: Shadows

Enjoy it in your own way

Choose to be a ninja or a samurai, and master the complementary playstyles of two vividly drawn protagonists.

  • Naoe: Naoe, an Iga ninja who has trained as an assassin, leaves her hometown to fulfill a promise and sets out on a journey of vengeance across Hinomoto.
  • Yasuke: Having completed his training to become a samurai, Yasuke finds a new path to follow, hoping to defeat the villains from his past.

To Japan in the Warring States Period

Explore every corner of Sengoku-era Japan in a stunning open world, from glittering castle towns and bustling ports to tranquil shrines and idyllic mountain villages. The weather changes unexpectedly and the seasons change. Explore an environment that adapts to the situation.

Become a Shinobi Assassin

Naoe is agile and resourceful, using light, shadow and sound to alter the environment and dazzle enemies. Distract guards with kunai, shuriken and smoke screens, infiltrate enemy bases with grappling hooks and well-honed movements, and assassinate your targets with a hidden blade strike.

Become a legendary samurai

Yasuke, an imposing samurai, uses his strength and precise aim to slash at his enemies. Use your advanced combat skills to attack, block, and parry to defeat your enemies. Use a wide variety of weapons, including swords, iron clubs, bows, and naginatas, to defeat those plotting against Hinomoto.

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