After its official announcement last weekend, many “Assassin’s Creed: Origins” details are still undisclosed. Some of which are hidden in the game’s hieroglyphics image.
With the game set in Ancient Egypt, the game’s official press kit came with an image of a wall covered in hieroglyphics. The same image also appeared during the press conference. Game director Ashraf Ismail confirmed that those are not just for aesthetic purposes.
“It’s not just a setting for us, we take pride in representing things properly in a game form,” said Ismail in an interview with Gamespot. “So there are a lot of references to actual historic stuff. You know, the hieroglyphs, it’s not just art on a wall; they actually say stuff. You know that giant mural behind me yesterday when I was doing the conference? There’s a meaning there,” he explained.
It is yet to be known the exact message is hidden in the image. The people from Gamespot tried, but they failed to decipher the meaning.
Meanwhile, video game developer Ubisoft also released a new trailer titled “Mysteries of Egypt,” showing the game’s grand setting. Apart from the animals like lions, camels, and other wild creatures, the trailer also showed the vast ecosystems of Egypt and the Nile where players will embark on their journey.
Furthermore, Ubisoft also showed the game’s revamped and improved combat system, as well as the different collector’s editions.
Last month, a leaked off-screen image of the game showing a character manning a boat while carrying a bow and arrow with a shield fastened on his back. The image teased that the game will involve naval combat.
The game, which is a follow-up game to “Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate,” was initially announced to launch in March 2018. The date was eventually moved earlier to Oct. 27 this year, and the game will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.