Is Assassin’s Creed Raid a Dead by Daylight, Texas Chainsaw Massacre Style Asymmetrical Multiplayer Title?

Assassin's Creed Raid is Ubisoft's response to PVE fans.

Is Assassin's Creed 'Raid' a Dead by Daylight, Texas Chainsaw Massacre Style Asymmetrical Multiplayer Title?

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  • Assassin's Creed Raid could be the first of many multiplayer games set within the franchise.
  • Leaks described the co-op title being influenced by Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Dead by Daylight.
  • The future of AC is full of potential.
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The Assassin’s Creed franchise is dipping its toes in various forms of gameplay which includes PvE and 4-player co-op. Codenamed Raid at the moment, it was an inevitability for famous IPs to adapt to the times and secure their relevancy given the tough competition where competitive battle royale games are dominating the market. Multiplayer games bring out competitiveness and collaboration and it would be a wise move for Ubisoft to put out their spin for their franchise.

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Assassin’s Creed Raid Could Be A Game Changer

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Assassin’s Creed Raid could bring players together and roam new exciting biomes.

Recent leaks have excited fans with the possibility of exploring new countries and lore while also getting remakes of legacy titles and full multiplayer games, as in plural with another upcoming title codenamed Echoes which could potentially be a battle royale. Providing players a variety of options to enter the world of Assassin’s Creed.

The gameplay of the AC games has been largely praised in particular the stealth and parkour. Imagine having players running and jumping while taking out new and improved enemies with advanced AI to further add a challenge on each run.

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Customization can also draw in more players by outfitting their in-game characters that will best reflect their personality, games like Cyberpunk 2077 and Hogwarts Legacy took a massive leap by the incredible amount of detail and accessibility as well as personalization.

Loads of games have benefitted from multiplayer modes, GTA Online managed to stay active and relevant years after launch and more players continue to play due to the amount of content Rockstar Games has outputted. With the news that Assassin’s Creed Raid is a ‘4-player co-op’ experience with ‘PvE’ elements, this begs the question if whether or not the game is in the asymmetrical genre along with Dead by Daylight and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, among many others.

The combination of the influences of these games accompanied by the parkour and rush of adrenaline gameplay elements that Assassin’s Creed is known for is a potent mix of the next big thing, and fits exactly into the Assassin’s Creed universe. Imagine stalking your targets and executing them in gory, blood-covered style!

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Assassin’s Creed Making A Multiplayer Comeback

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Assassin’s Creed Infinity will feature an in-game item shop and more.

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood was the first entry that featured a multiplayer mode, then Assassin’s Creed Unity was the first and last to feature co-op. With the introduction of Infinity, the hub for all Assassin’s Creed both new and old features an item shop akin to modern multiplayer games like Fortnite for in-game customizations, items, and even cosmetics.

Leaning towards a more collaborative nature for gaming, Ubisoft is committed to capitalizing on this franchise by ensuring more diverse games ranging from multiplayer and single-player.

Players will also be pleased to learn that Raid is most likely free-to-play meaning they could easily jump in and out of the game depending on their liking. The fact that it could be free will make it a great introduction to the franchise while enjoying the fun of playing with friends and taking the parkour gameplay to a whole new level.

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Are you excited for a free-to-play PVE game set in the Assassin’s Creed universe? Let us know in the comments below!

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Written by Rouvin Josef Quirimit

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Rouvin is deeply fascinated by pop culture media ranging from comics, movies, TV shows and especially video games with a rich narrative.