The highly anticipated next installment in Ubisoft’s long-standing open-world action-adventure franchise, Assassin’s Creed Mirage, has finally treated fans to a glimpse of its captivating gameplay set in the vibrant city of Baghdad. Furthermore, the PlayStation Showcase announcement has also unveiled the official release date for this upcoming title.
Returning to its roots, Assassin’s Creed Mirage introduces us to Basim, an adept assassin guided by his fellow Hidden Ones. The latest trailer showcases Basim effortlessly navigating the rooftops and walls of Baghdad, showcasing the signature Assassin’s Creed parkour style. Ubisoft proudly asserts that Basim stands as one of the most agile and resourceful assassins in the franchise’s storied history. Employing his skills in stealth and employing lethal assassination techniques, Basim swiftly eliminates his targets, exemplifying the core pillars of the Assassin’s Creed experience.
Prepare for an exciting array of new features and abilities in Assassin’s Creed Mirage, including the game-changing Assassin’s Focus ability that allows our protagonist to mark and eliminate multiple adversaries. The addition of a dynamic day-night cycle enhances the immersive experience of exploring the enchanting ninth-century city of Baghdad. As we catch glimpses of various characters, it becomes evident that Basim will encounter allies who will aid him throughout his epic journey.
Ubisoft has expressed that Assassin’s Creed Mirage serves as a heartfelt homage to the series, paying particular tribute to the inaugural Assassin’s Creed title. Developed by Ubisoft Bordeaux, known for their work on the captivating Wrath of the Druids expansion for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, the game promises a narrative-driven action-adventure experience, with a contemporary approach to parkour, stealth, and assassination gameplay.
Mark your calendars for the highly-anticipated release of Assassin’s Creed Mirage on October 12, 2023. The game will be available on PC via the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store, as well as on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Amazon Luna. Pre-orders are now open, and players who pre-order will receive an exclusive bonus quest titled “The Forty Thieves.”
While there is no official confirmation regarding a Steam release, following Ubisoft’s past release patterns, it is plausible that the game may arrive on the platform within a year or two after its initial October launch.