Ubisoft’s upcoming action-adventure/RPG mobile title, Assassin’s Creed Codename Jade gameplay might have been leaked. The game is far from the franchise’s first foray on mobile, but judging by the leaked gameplay, it’s far more ambitious than any other Assassin’s Creed game on mobile.
The game appears to feature AAA-level visual fidelity and environments and a fairly extensive set of touch controls. The gameplay snippet appears to be from a tutorial section of the game, as it walks the player through basic controls such as parkour and combat. The gameplay closely resembles the franchise’s new RPG direction with combat resembling AC Origins and Odyssey.
It seems that Ubisoft means business when it comes to delivering a solid RPG experience with Codename Jade. The game is set in ancient China and will allow players to create and customize their own Assassin.
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Assassin’s Creed Codneame Jade looks similar to AC Origins, Odyssey and Valhalla
The Assassin’s Creed franchise has been iterated on over a dozen times and the current state of the franchise looks different than it did in 2008. The games have moved away from their traditional action-adventure roots and are now firmly action-packed. -RPG franchise. The change in direction was met with mixed reactions at first, but the sales figures seem to reflect that fans have warmly embraced the new role-playing phase of the series.
Ubisoft has big plans for mobile, including a collaboration with Netflix for an Assassin’s Creed game. Codename Jade will be released sometime in 2023 and will likely have a closed beta period before launch. The game is one of the most anticipated releases for mobile and it will be interesting to see how the publisher decides to price the game.
Typically, a large portion of the most popular mobile games have been free to play. However, given the scale and scope of Assassin’s Creed Codename Jade, it stands to reason that Ubisoft will try to find a suitable price for its game. While it has yet to hit the $60 mark on mobile, it’s likely that Ubisoft will try to price it somewhere in the $20-$30 range.
The game is likely to receive a lot of post-launch support such as DLC, expansions, and other forms of content. However, to really attract players, Ubisoft will have to find some way to monetize the game without having a barrier to entry, such as a high price. Assassin’s Creed Codename is perhaps one of the biggest titles on Ubisoft’s 2023 calendar and will likely determine the publisher’s level of effort on mobile for years to come.