Check Out 13 Minutes Of Assassin’s Creed Shadows Gameplay From Ubisoft Forward 2024

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Ubisoft held its big Ubisoft Forward showcase for 2024 this morning, and in it debuted a lengthy new look at gameplay from its recently-revealed next mainline entry, Assassin’s Creed Shadows.

The footage shows off a number of the game’s different elements, including exploration around the city of Fukuchiyama, combat gameplay as the samurai character, Yasuke, stealth gameplay as the shinobi, Naoe, and some other exciting bits and pieces.

It all looks like a good time for fans of the sprawling, open-world RPG flavour of Assassin’s Creed game, with plenty for opportunity to dial right into stealth or visceral combat, so check out the full new gameplay video below.

You can also read our in-depth impressions of the game after going hands-on with it at the Ubisoft Forward event in LA. Check those out right here as well as our interview with the game’s director Charles Benoit here.

You can also watch a secondary piece showing off further details on the game’s combat and stealth mechanics in a follow-up video below:

Official Description:

Experience an epic historical action-adventure story set in feudal Japan! Become a lethal shinobi Assassin and a powerful legendary samurai as you explore a beautiful open world in a time of chaos. Switch seamlessly between two unlikely allies as you discover their common destiny. Master complementary playstyles, create your shinobi league, customize your hideout, and usher in a new era for Japan.

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– Explore the captivating open world of feudal Japan, from spectacular castle towns and bustling ports to peaceful shrines and war-ravaged landscapes. Adventure through unpredictable weather, changing seasons, and reactive environments.
– Become Naoe, a shinobi Assassin, and Yasuke, a legendary samurai, as you experience their riveting stories and master their complementary playstyles. As Naoe, use stealth to avoid detection and agility to confound your enemies. As Yasuke, strike your foes with lethal precision and power. Unlock new skills, gear, and progression independently for each character.
– Make information your weapon as you explore the world, and build your own network of spies to be your eyes and ears across locations to hunt down your next target. Along the way, recruit new allies with unique abilities to help accomplish your missions.
– Create a fully customizable hideout for your growing shinobi league as you train your crew, craft new gear, interact with key characters, and choose your base’s layout, decorations, and accessories.