Ubisoft confirms Assassin's Creed Odyssey, releases a teaser trailer

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As well, Schreier reports that Odyssey will let users play as a male or female protagonist, although these appear to be new heroes, not Bayek and Aya from Origins.

From the look of the helmet featured on the keyring as well as the logo, it seems like we're heading to ancient Greece for the next instalment in the multi-million selling stabby actioner.

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Jason Schreier, a Kotaku reporter renowned in the gaming industry for getting reliable insider scoops, corroborated JeuxVideoLive's report, stating that Odyssey will be a sequel to last year's Assassin's Creed Origins and will take place in Ancient Greece.

Pre-E3 announcements and leaks are everywhere at the moment and the latest leak may have just revealed the next game in the Assassin's Creed series, Assassin's Creed Odyssey. The game will apparently release this fiscal year.

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As always, Assassin's Creed is the subject of a lot of rumors. Ubisoft is also considering how it can continue to grow the series after the successful adoption of more role-playing elements in Origins. This is most likely referring to the revamped movement and combat systems for Origins, and the addition of new microtransactions and levelling up.

Ubisoft did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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