E3 2018: The 7 Biggest Announcements From The Ubisoft Press Conference

Ubisoft had a cheerful and slightly silly E3 2018 presentation on Monday featuring a dancing panda, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and a surprise appearance from one Shigeru Miyamoto. Here, in no particular order, are the seven biggest announcements to come out of the press conference.

Fans Got Their Biggest Peek Yet at ‘Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’

Ubisoft dropped a ton of new details today about “Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.” There will be two playable characters named Kassandra and Alexios. For the first time, player choices will affect parts of the story via the new interactive dialogue system, which has over 30 hours of storytelling. Plus, Ubisoft promises this is the largest “Assassin’s Creed” to date, with a huge world map broken up into 27 different regions, each with its own leaders and allegiances. Check out Variety’s in-depth coverage right here.

‘The Division 2’ Officially Takes Place in Washington D.C.

News of “The Division 2’s” new locale leaked ahead of Ubisoft’s press conference, but now we know for sure it will take place in Washington D.C. The sequel is set seven months after the opening events of “The Division.” Players will need to push back the various factions tearing up D.C.’s streets while helping civilians and restoring critical infrastructure needed to stabilize the area. We also learned that raids are coming to “The Division” for the first time. The game comes out March 15, 2019.

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