Shadows Unveiled in Assassin’s Creed: Watch the First Official Trailer and Get Hungry for More

Now the first trailer for Assassin's Creed Shadows is finally online. There are no gameplay scenes to be seen, but the setting and the two new player characters are revealed. And the fact is: the trailer clearly makes you want more!

Update from May 15th at 6:28 p.m.:


Now the cat is out of the bag. Ubisoft has that first trailer for Assassin's Creed Shadows published. You can watch it directly here:


As the end card shows, the next Assassin's Creed will actually be released on November 15, 2024 – so the leaks were right.

In Assassin's Creed Shadows, players take on the role of two characters: Naoe and Yasuke. While Yasuke as strong samurai Apparently Naoe is more open to confrontation and sneaks in Shinobi or ninja prefers to approach the opponents and silently knock them down. Ubisoft seems to be letting players dance in two gameplay weddings at the same time.


If you can switch freely between characters and what the gameplay looks like in general is not yet known. However, the first impression is very positive.

At the same time, Ubisoft also has one second video releasedwhich sheds more light on the background and historical origins of the two characters:

Original article from May 15th:

Assassin's Creed Shadows will be the official name of the next installment in the series. The release date was leaked when a first trailer was announced – but by Ubisoft itself. There are also the first details about the DLCs and their prices.

Assassin's Creed Shadows release date leaked

Ubisoft announced the trailer premiere on YouTube. By the way, the first pictures of Assassin's Creed in feudal Japan are available on Wednesday, May 15, from 6:00 p.m to see (Source: YouTube). The planned publication date was briefly visible in the video description, but it has since been removed. Attentive fans have already immortalized the faux pas on Reddit:

So it seems that so far the November 15, 2024 it's planned. However, the date may change over the next few weeks.

Data miners find details about DLCs

According to the X account of the data miner Frax, it is also supposed to be for AC Shadows two major expansions give. These should be done individually 25 euros cost, but it should also be a Season Pass appear, with a price of 40 euros (source: X/Twitter).

Frax also found prices for packages with the currency known from other parts of the series Helix. According to its own information, the website Insider-Gaming has images showing cosmetic items that can be purchased for Helix (source: Insider-Gaming). This currency could also be earned in the predecessors.

It cannot be said whether this early information will turn out to be correct by the time of release or whether Ubisoft will change details.

The Japan setting is a dream come true for many fans, but not much is known about the game itself. According to some leaks, there will be two playable characters, a samurai and a shinobi. The trailer, which will be released shortly, should bring new insights.