Assassin’s Creed Mirage Taking You to Baghdad in 2023

Assassin's Creed Mirage
Assassin's Creed Mirage Ubisoft

The developer has officially confirmed the Assassin’s Creed game. A few days ago, Ubisoft finally revealed Assassin’s Creed Mirage, the next game in the 15-year-old series. The game was unveiled with a cinematic trailer during the Ubisoft Forward event.

Assassin’s Creed Mirage will take players to ninth-century Baghdad, also known as the golden age of the city. Mirage’ s story is set 20 years before the events of Valhalla, with the protagonist, a 17-year-old Basim, an important side character in Valhalla. Here, he is a petty thief trying to survive in a tough environment.

Basim will flee Baghdad with the help of his mentor Roshan, voiced by Shohreh Aghdashloo. He will find a safe harbor in Alamut, the Hidden Ones' fortress. This is where his journey to become an assassin will begin.

Going Back to Its Roots

Ubisoft claims that Mirage pays homage to the very first Assassin’s Creed game. The upcoming title will go back to its root and feature a large-scale urban environment. Players will climb towers, flee guard, jump across rooftops, and parkour between four districts of the city seemingly. The game will also feature an eagle Enkidu to help Basim survey areas and tag enemies.

Platform and Release Window

The game will release for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Amazon Luna, and PC. It will also be available on Day One on Ubisoft+ subscription for PC players. The developer hasn’t revealed the official release date, but we do know that the game is targeting a 2023 release date.

Other Assassin’s Creed Games

Ubisoft revealed several more Assassin's Creed games. Project RED is an open-world RPG set in Japan, Project HEXE has something to do with witchcraft, and Project Jade is a mobile game set in China. A free DLC called The Last Chapter for AC Valhalla has also been announced. You can read about all this via the official site.

So what do you think? Are you excited about Assassin’s Creed Mirage? Do you want the series to go back to its roots, or do you prefer the RPG approach instead? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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