Ubisoft’s highly anticipated game, “Assassin’s Creed Mirage,” is set to transport players to the heart of 9th-century Baghdad, an epoch when the city thrived as a hub of advancement and innovation.
The game’s new trailer sheds light on the challenges and triumphs of digitally recreating a city that has faded from history over a millennium
Baghdad’s historical significance as a global epicenter during the 9th century has made it a fitting backdrop for Basim’s odyssey in “Assassin’s Creed Mirage.” However, Ubisoft acknowledges that very little tangible evidence of the ancient city remains, posing a unique creative hurdle for the development team.
Extensive research has thus been undertaken to ensure an authentic portrayal of Baghdad’s splendor. Baghdad is divided into four distinct districts in the game, each pulsating with its own identity—ranging from the bustling commercial hub to the industrial quarters.
Furthermore, the city boasts a dynamic day-night cycle, where each hour offers a unique ambiance, unprecedentedly bringing the historic metropolis to life.
The trailer unveils a novel facet of “Assassin’s Creed Mirage”—including a “History of Baghdad” mode. This feature urges players to delve deeper into the annals of the city’s rich past, fostering an educational and immersive gaming experience.
In a departure from its predecessors, “Assassin’s Creed Mirage” extends its boundaries beyond Baghdad, beckoning players to traverse diverse biomes, promising an adventure that transcends the city limits.
The release date for the game has been moved up, exciting fans even further. On October 5, “Assassin’s Creed Mirage” is set to launch on multiple platforms, including PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. The game’s narrative is anticipated to span about a third of the scale of its predecessor, “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.”
Interestingly, Ubisoft has confirmed that no DLC plans  are in the pipeline for “Assassin’s Creed Mirage,” reaffirming their focus on delivering an all-encompassing experience within the core game.
As the countdown to the release date begins, players and history enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the unique journey that “Assassin’s Creed Mirage” promises to provide—a journey through time and a lost city’s magnificence.