Assassin's Creed T-shirt seemingly reveals new lead character

Ubisoft yet to issue d-Nile.

An Assassin's Creed T-shirt has revealed the first image of what seems to be the next game's historical protagonist.

Unearthed on NeoGAF, you can see the new character, ostensibly named Bayek, adorned in a familiar-looking cowl and wielding a bow and shield.

1
Could this be the protagonist of Assassin's Creed: Oranges?

If you look closely in the bottom right corner, you can make out a new logo consisting of the Assassin's' mark with what appears to be an Eye of Horus in it. The background design suggests a scarab symbol.

This tracks with earlier reports about the next Assassin's Creed being a prequel set in Ancient Egypt.

Assassin's Creed: Black Flag director Ashraf Ismail, who we believe is directing the upcoming entry, tweeted "Nice shirt" in response to the garment.

Our reports so far have all but confirmed that this upcoming entry will be called Assassin's Creed: Origins and it's slated for a release later this year on PS4, Xbox One and PC. It shouldn't be long now until Ubisoft officially reveals the project, most likely at E3 in two weeks.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (18)

12-20
SEPTEMBER
2020
THE WORLD'S
LARGEST DIGITAL
GAMES EVENT
New games | Panels | Let's Plays | Industry Insight | Esports tournaments | Livestreams Tabletop gaming | Exclusive merch | More!

About the author

Jeffrey Matulef

Jeffrey Matulef

Contributor

Jeffrey Matulef is the best-dressed man in 1984.

Related

You may also enjoy...

Comments (18)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading