Ubisoft today debuted two Assassin’s Creed Odyssey gamescom cinematic trailers featuring both Kassandra and Alexios, the two characters you will be able to choose from when the game becomes available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on October 5.
At gamescom, players will investigate a mystery known as the Writhing Dread, which skulks at the heart of a petrified forest – and if you know your Greek mythology, you’ve already guessed who you’ll find there. Medusa is one of several Greek monsters you’ll encounter throughout Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, and like her, they’re designed to be endgame challenges for experienced players to discover.
Inspired by the labors of Hercules, Legendary Animals also prowl remote areas, and players can test their mettle against the likes of the golden-furred Nemean Lion, the cursed Lykaon Wolf, or the massive Kallisto the Bear. Additionally, stealing or killing can put a bounty on your head, at which point you’ll need to contend with wandering Mercenaries who carry powerful gear, wield advanced skills, and often come accompanied by bears, wolves, and other pets.
All of these threats pale in comparison to the Cult of Kosmos, a mysterious masked group who use an ancient artifact to manipulate and influence the leaders of the ancient world.
From the heights of snowy mountain peaks to the depths of the Aegean Sea, explore an entire country full of untamed environments and cities at the peak of Greece’s Golden Age. Unexpected encounters will breathe life into your story as you meet colorful characters, battle vicious mercenaries, and more. Your decisions shape the world around you with over 30 hours of choice dialogue and multiple game endings. Experience a living, dynamic world that constantly evolves and reacts to your every decision.
Show off your extraordinary warrior abilities and shift the tides of battle during one of the deadliest conflicts of the time, the Peloponnesian War. Charge into epic clashes between Sparta and Athens in big battles pitting 150v150 soldiers against each other. Find uncharted locations, uncover hidden treasures, or fight your way through entire fleets in naval battles. Customize the look of your ship, upgrade weaponry to suit your strengths, and recruit crew members with unique perks, tailoring naval combat to your style.
Discover a world rich with myths and legends. From ancient rituals to famed statues, come face to face with Greece’s legendary figures and discover the true nature of mythological beasts like Medusa and the Minotaur.