Assassin’s Creed Shadows release date, gameplay, story, and season pass details leaked

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Assassin’s Creed Shadows is officially announced as the next game in the Assassin’s Creed series.

Assassin’s Creed Shadows release date, platforms, gameplay, story, and season pass details leaked

After much anticipation, the Japan-set, ninja-focused Assassin’s Creed game was finally revealed, much to the delight of fans. It was revealed that the next action role-playing game from Ubisoft, previously known as AC Red, will still have stealth and parkour components. And now, thanks to fresh leaks, we also know about Assassin’s Creed Shadows Season Pass, release date, and other details, that will satisfy players everywhere.


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Release Date of Assassin’s Creed Shadows

According to a reliable leaker, Assassin’s Creed Shadows is slated for release on November 15, 2024. This information was initially shared by Andreaalex2001 and later reaffirmed by Wario64, a well-known source for gaming leaks.

Assassin's Creed Shadows is releasing on November 15th, 2024

It's truly the Year of Shadow

— Wario64 (@Wario64) May 13, 2024

Ubisoft confirmed that the AC Shadows cinematic trailer will premiere on May 15, and this marks the first time Ubisoft has announced a game’s release date via its official YouTube channel. However, the interesting part is, that the eagle-eyed viewers were able to the release date of Creed Shadows in the trailer premier placeholder, which has now been removed.

Platforms for Assassin’s Creed Shadows

Recent leaks suggest that older consoles such as Xbox One and PlayStation 4 may not be compatible with AC Shadows. The game is rumored to be exclusive to current-gen consoles like PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and high-end PCs.

Additionally, AC Shadows will be integrated into the Assassin’s Creed Infinity platform, serving as a central hub for fans to access all AC titles and future releases.

Gameplay and Story of Assassin’s Creed Shadows

AC Shadows is rumored to feature two main protagonists: Yasuke, a male samurai, and Naoe, a female shinobi.

Recent leaks from j0nathan provide further details on the characters’ backstories, including Yasuke’s journey from being a slave on a ship to his eventual encounter with Oda Nobunaga, while Naoe’s narrative revolves around seeking revenge for her family’s murder at the hands of the Templars.

Yasuke’s character is said to draw inspiration from a real-life warrior, exploring themes of slavery and his rise to prominence as a samurai under Oda Nobunaga. The leaker claims that the ship was invaded by a group of men and everyone—including his wife—was killed, and he was left for dead for days before he was found and brought to a temple in Japan. There, he learns about the samurai while in the service of Oda Nobunaga.

The leaker also speculates we’ll get to see his death happen since he historically died in 1597.
Talking about Naoe, the leaker said that her backstory revolves around the Order killing her father, which pushes her to join the shinobi/Assassins.

Price of Assassin’s Creed Shadows DLC

Dataminer Ubisoft_Frax has provided insights into the Assassin’s Creed Shadows expansion packs and currency packs.

Based on leaks, the game is expected to feature two expansion packs, each priced at $25. Players can purchase the Season Pass, which includes both DLCs, for $40. About the Helix credits, the pack costs start at $5 and go all the way up to $50.

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Lastly, the base game is anticipated to retail at $59.99 upon launch and the pre-orders are rumored to be titled “Thrown to the Dogs,” though specifics regarding its contents remain unclear.

Well, the excitement surrounding Assassin’s Creed Shadows reached a fever pitch upon the revelation of its setting in ancient Japan, marking a first for the franchise. Moreover, with the success of titles like Sekiro and Ghost of Tsushima, fans anticipate a blend of stealth and dynamic combat in the upcoming installment.

As revealed, the official trailer the AC Shadows will debut on May 15, and while its release date was disclosed by the corporation in a slip, we can expect the devs to reveal information about its new entry in the AC series soon.

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