New Assassin’s Creed Ragnarok Leak -2020 Release, Co-op Returns, Norway & More

More leaks and rumors for the next Assassin’s Creed game have emerged. It is now unofficially confirmed that the game has a Viking theme. The game is rumored to release in 2020, and will be a cross-gen title, meaning it will release for both the PS4 and the PS5.

The new leaks come via 4Chan, and say that co-op will return, so players can explore the new Assassin’s Creed game with friends.

Here’s a list of everything that has leaked so far:

Assassin’s Creed (codenamed) Kingdom planned to come cross gen 2020

-Actual name is Assassin’s Creed Ragnarok

-Main character is ally of Ragnar Lodbrok and aids in the formation of Great Heathen Army

– Map is split into several kingdoms encompassing all of Great Britain, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland 

– Kingdoms are split into regions that can hold settlements. 

-Settlements have some customization and in game economy systems

– Large scale “conquest” battles return, and can be used to weaken enemy hold on regions and parts of the story

– Player does become an assassin and use hidden blade

– First Civ lore is a bit less than Odyssey, finding a vault and Mjolnir

– Game is developed primarily by Montreal

– Creative Director is Ashraf, Darby McDevvit is the Narrative Director

– Sofia is assisting but is planning on creating a DLC set in Iceland and using Yggdrasil to move across the 9 realms

– Co-op is returning, and can be used in most side quests and world exploration

– RPG mechanics, eagle, and ship combat is all returning

– Ship combat is toned down to focus more on exploration

– Game is more focused on exploration, removing question marks on the map, and making players want to explore locations for better loot (like Breath of the Wild)

– Larger emphasis on build and armor usage. 

– Player has ability to change outfits on the fly, which can speed up or slow down notoriety build up in different kingdoms and stop Sheriffs coming after you

This new direction is definitely exciting, and seems to refine the already solid formula. Are you excited about the changes that Assassin’s Creed is taking?


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