Ubisoft announces a series of podcasts and graphic novels for ‘Assassin’s Creed’

Ubisoft has announced a number of new projects for its own Assassin’s Creed franchise.

The developer and publisher of video games opened its official website on Wednesday, April 21, to announce new projects. The projects will look for a franchise venture in various forms of media outside of video games, such as novels, podcasts and graphic novels.

New projects will be divided into three categories: classics, chronicles and originals. The classics will tell stories adapted directly from the games, while the Chronicles will tell new stories that include famous protagonists and established characters from the franchise.

On the other hand, the originals will tell all new stories, new characters and settings of the environment and time periods.

Among the new forms of media being explored for the franchise are web movies, podcasts, Chinese comics known as manhuas, Japanese manga, and even illustrative books for children, which see a cross between Assassin’s Creed and loved ones Mr. Man and Little Miss series.

Announced podcast, titled Turbulence in the Ming Dynasty, will feature professional voice actors portraying characters in an impressive story.

In October last year, Ubisoft teamed up with Dark Horse Comics to release Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla prequel comic book series, titled Song Of Glory. The story in three editions follows the Viking warrior Eivor, who “watches the village where the neighboring kingdom was searched” and seizes the attack in his favor.

In others Assassin’s Creed Valhalla news, Ubisoft announced last week that the first major expansion of the game, The wrath of the Druids, has been postponed for two weeks and will be released in mid – May, instead of late April.