Shadows of Feudal Japan: Assassin's Creed Unveils its Samurai Epic

Shadows of Feudal Japan: Assassin's Creed Unveils its Samurai Epic
Shadows of Feudal Japan: Assassin's Creed Unveils its Samurai Epic

Feudal Japan in Assassin's Creed Shadows

Set in feudal-era Japan, Assassin's Creed Shadows allows players to explore a detailed digital recreation of the country in 1579, with its samurai, shinobi, Portuguese merchants, and Jesuit missionaries.

Dual Protagonists: Yasuke and Naoe

  • Yasuke: A real historical figure, Yasuke was an African samurai who served the mighty daimyō Oda Nobunaga.
  • Naoe: A fictional shinobi, Naoe represents the series' traditional hero archetype, with her stealth and agility.

Dynamic World: Seasons

The open world in Assassin's Creed Shadows progresses through four seasons, with each bringing unique weather conditions and terrain shifts that impact gameplay.

Stealth and Combat

  • Stealth: Focuses on hidden blade assassinations, using dynamic lighting to create areas of concealment and darkness.
  • Combat: Allows players to engage in spectacular sword duels and sliceable objects, thanks to the upgraded Anvil engine.

Open-Ended Gameplay

Players can choose which character to play as and switch between them during objectives, allowing for a variety of gameplay styles.

Targets and Hunts

The game features a non-linear approach, with targets to kill in any order. Quests guide players with hints rather than pointing directly to objectives.

Release Date

Assassin's Creed Shadows is set to launch on November 15.

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