The developers from Ubisoft had a chat with journalists from EuroGamer and GameInformer during which the company revealed its plans to expand the Assassin’s Creed universe with new projects: Netflix projects, comics, novels, webtoon sequel for Black Flag, and more.
The upcoming projects can be split into three categories:
- Classics – the direct adaptations of the AC video games
- Chronicles – new stories featuring returning Assassins
- Originals – completely new protagonists and time periods
In their interviews, the developers have revealed a line-up of the projects coming to keep the Assassin’s Creed fans intrigued.
- Assassin’s Creed Fragments will be a new action-adventure saga that will take readers to a different time period and location and will feature a different protagonist in each of the three entries, including 19th Century Japan, 13th Century Scotland and 17th Century France
- Assassin’s Creed: The Jade Seal Collection will include 10 novels that will explore the history of China
- Assassin’s Creed: The Ming Storm will feature fan-favorite Shao Jun and her adventures in 16th century China
- Assassin’s Creed Dynasty will follow Li E on the quest to save the Tang Dynasty from a civil war
- Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Blood Brothers Manhua explores the story of two Viking brothers not long before the exploits of Eivor the Wolf-Kissed
- Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: French Graphic Novel is a spin-off from the latest AC game, uncovering a tale of an aspiring Assassin and a Christian monk as they travel from Ravensthorpe to the mystery-filled heights of Scotland
- Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Song of Glory is the prequel to the game that features Sigurd and Eivor embarking on separate journeys
- Assassin’s Creed: Blade of Shao Jun features the return of the fan-beloved Assassin and a new modern-day plot
- Assassin’s Creed: Turbulence in the Ming Dynasty audio series is another Shao Jun saga
- There is also going to be a webtoon that will serve as a sequel to Assassin’s Creed Black Flag.
Follow the links above to find the original texts of the interviews on Eurogamer and GameInformer and to find out all the juicy details about the upcoming content while we await the Wrath of the Druids!
AC: Valhalla – Wrath of the Druids will be arriving on May 13.
Explore and smuggle your way through the haunted beauty of Ireland as you gain the favor of Gaelic kings and confront the druidic cult, the Children of Danu. This expansion will be available as a standalone purchase or as part of the Season Pass.
The second DLC coming to the game at some point in the future is The Siege of Paris. Check out the post-launch & season pass trailer to learn more about the upcoming expansions for the game.