Assassin’s Creed 15th Anniversary Celebration Livestream Highlights
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On the 14th June 2022, Ubisoft held a special livestream celebrating the 15th anniversary of Assassin's Creed
Some within the community unfortunately missed the stream, as only one day's notice was given, conflicting with already established work schedules.
Here are the key points from our social media coverage, coordinated by Michael Smith.
Social Media Coverage:
The stream starts off with a opening of CG scenes from the full series, acting as a tribute,
The 15th anniversary logo has been revealed! (see it below)
Lots of content will be released in the coming months
Assassin's Creed Valhalla
New tombs will be added to conclude Tombs of the Fallen!
Mastery Challenge Pack 2 to be added
New FREE game mode The Forgotten Saga will be released in August. Havi will fight Loki's daughter in a rogue-lite experience. The mode will take place in Niflheim, the realm of the dead.
Eivor's final chapter will be released by the year's end, and will also be free.
Discovery Tour: Viking Age is now available as a stand alone title.
The 60 FPS support update for Assassin's Creed Origins is now available for consoles, with a free weekend from June 16 - 20th.
Assassin's Creed Origins tattoos along with a naval pack are to be added to the Valhalla, available this week (June 14th 2022)
A new anniversary site is available for everyone. Link: Assassinscreed15.com
Roadmap for AC15 celebrations released (below)
Each week will be dedicated to an Assassin's Creed game. First up is a quiz for AC Valhalla. The better you do in this series of quizzes, the better chances to win Assassin's Creed prizes! Known as 'The Twelve Trials'
Assassins Creed Origins can be downloaded now for the upcoming free weekend
A 12-week Speedrun marathon known as 'Creedrunning' is also promoted on the site. Steps on how to participate can be found on http://AssassinsCreed15.com
Additional links for the Echos of History podcast on Spotify, the new AC15 Fan Kit, Game Soundtrack for Dawn of Ragnarok, and a link for the Assassin's Creed Stories are also provided on the AC15 site. Lots of great content to catch up on while waiting for the new content!
Currently on stream are Youssef Maguid Jose Araiza, and Chastity Vicencio playing Assassin's Creed Origins' new 60FPS update and talking about what the game means to them.
The Future of Assassin's Creed
There will be a special event in September which will unveil the future of Assassin's Creed.
Community Developer Sebasteann Barradas hosts the Assassin’s Creed Stories Part II, 15th Anniversary Edition stream, featuring Conversations with creators of the Assassin's Creed Valhalla Forgotten Myths, Echos of History podcast and The Magus Conspiracy novel, as well as the webtoon sequel to Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag.
Assassin's Creed Valhalla Forgotten Myths is the prequel comic for the Dawn of Ragnarok expansion. To speak about the comic are Alex Harakis, Narrative Director. For AC Valhalla: Dawn of Ragnarök & Script Writer for the comic Alexander Freed.
Next up on stream is the Echoes of History Ragnarök podcast which is available on all streaming platforms. Clement Lesaffre, Producer and Co-Writer discusses this new series for #AC15. Reveal: new podcasts for the Assassin's Creed Echoes of History are being developed!
Assassin's Creed Black Flag Webtoon is up next, taking Edward Kenway to Eastern shores .Etienne Bouvier Senior Transmedia Content Manager with Ubisoft is here to discuss the content more. The webtoon format is being explained, having started in Korea. It is a format that is easy to read on your phone. On the subject of Edward Kenway, his adventurous spirit made him a perfect choice for this new story. This will be a seasoned and older Kenway than in AC4. The Webtoon is a serialized format, weekly release for 40-59 episodes for Season 1! That's a year's worth of Edward Kenway in just the first season!
Kate Heartfield is next to discuss the Magus Conspiracy, the first novel in the Engine of History Trilogy from Aconyte Books. Summary of the novel given. Stream concludes.