Arts & Culture

Blockbuster Video Game ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Coming to Egypt?

Blockbuster Video Game ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Coming to Egypt?

Assassin-s-Creed-Movie-Script-Gets-Rewritten-by-Wolverine-Screenwriter-376038-2

Ubisoft’s next entry in the blockbuster video game Assassin’s Creed, a historical science fiction video game, will be set in Egypt, reported gaming website Kotaku.

According to Kotaku, the video game, code-named Empire,  is set to launch in 2017 and will take place in Ancient Egypt. Sources have corroborated the rumors to a number of video gaming websites, adding that Ancient Egypt would be the first location in a trilogy that could also explore Greece.

Responding to the rumors, Ubisoft said that they are not ready to comment.

“We can’t comment on rumor or speculation. We’re always happy when players are excited about our games, past, present and future,” said Ubisoft to ComicBook.com.

The first ever Assassin’s Creed took players to the time of the Third Crusade in Jerusalem, Acre, Masyaf and Damascus. The latest entry in the series, Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate debuted to critical success.

Assassin’s Creed is Ubisoft’s best selling franchise and has sold over 73 million copies. A movie, starring Michael Fassbender Marion Cotillard, is set to be released in December 2016.

Egyptian Television and Movie Star Mamdouh Abdel-Aleem Dies at 60
Tunisian Writer Deported at Cairo International Airport, Deemed 'Security Threat'

Subscribe to our newsletter


Arts & Culture

More in Arts & Culture

Sounds of Joy: The Significance of ‘Zaghareet’ Amongst Egyptians

Farah Rafik24 September 2022

Alexandria’s Antoniadis Gardens: Between Historical Remembrance and Standing the Test of Time

Farah Rafik21 September 2022

Karakeeb: Here’s Why Egyptians Hoard

Mona Abdou19 September 2022

In the Cairo Heat: A Chat with Self-Made Street Vendors

Mona Abdou13 September 2022

How These Egyptian Brands Are Spearheading the Fight Against Counterfeits

Sara Ahmed and Farah Rafik12 September 2022

Egypt’s ‘Societal Values’ to Be Imposed on Netflix, Disney+

Egyptian Streets8 September 2022

Egyptian-Run Marvel Series Moon Knight Wins Emmy Award

Shereif Barakat6 September 2022

Ancient Egyptian Collections in Australia: a Curator’s Perspective

Melanie Pitkin2 September 2022