With the announcement of Murderer’s Creed Valhalla, Ubisoft’s standard history-based franchise dives into The Viking Age, which occurred between the ninth and eleventh centuries. Funnily sufficient, that is proper earlier than the occasions of 2007’s Murderer’s Creed, the sport that began this large franchise within the first place–meaning Ubisoft has virtually gone full circle.
Or no less than it has by way of its story. In relation to gameplay, the franchise as an entire has been a gradual evolution. What began as a stealth-driven motion sport has now change into a franchise outlined by its large open worlds and action-focused fight. Within the video above, Lucy James particulars this full transformation, describing how the mechanics and options of Murderer’s Creed have modified since 2007.
Full disclosure: the video solely covers the mainline entries of Murderer’s Creed. Meaning we skip over handheld titles (like Murderer’s Creed Pirates and Murderer’s Creed Insurrection) and spin-offs (equivalent to Murderer’s Creed III: Liberation and Murderer’s Creed Chronicles: China). It is not that these video games have not contributed long-term gameplay traditions or storybeats too, however this video is already over 10 minutes long–it can be a monstrous job to cowl all 22 Murderer’s Creed video games.
Facet be aware: Are you able to imagine that there have been 22 (quickly to be 23) Murderer’s Creed video games in 13 years? Which one was your favourite? Tell us within the feedback part under.