Assassin’s Creed Shadows Takes the Game to Japan in November
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Assassin’s Creed Shadows Takes the Game to Japan in November

As promised, Ubisoft revealed the next Assassin’s Creed game, and Assassin’s Creed Shadows will be set in Japan. The release date is November 15, 2024, and standard, Gold, and Ultimate editions will appear.

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There are two protagonists in Assassin’s Creed Shadows, with each character in the game based on a different type of warrior from Japan. Yasuke is Nobunaga Oda’s samurai, while Naoe is a shinobi ninja who is an Assassin. Both are living in the same period of time in Feudal Japan, and each takes a different approach to missions. So while Naoe would rely on stealth, Yasuke goes in using force. 

Here is the premiere trailer for the new Assassin’s Creed game, which features looks at both Naoe and Yasuke in Japan.

As for the various editions, many of the bonuses involve additional DLC or early access. The quest “Thrown to the Dogs” is a pre-order bonus for all versions. For $69.99, you get the base game. The $109.99 Gold Edition includes the ability to play on November 12, 2024 and the Season Pass with two expansions and additional content. The $129.99 Ultimate Edition has everything in the Gold Edition and adds a Sekiryu Character Pack with equipment, a Sekiryu Beast, and Dragon tooth, a Sekiryu Hideout Pack with shinobi league hideout cosmetics, a Photo Mode Red Dragon filter, and five skill points.

The Assassin’s Creed Shadows release date is November 15, 2024, and it will appear on the PS5, Xbox Series X, and PC. 


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