Assassin's Creed: New World Order is a spin-off in Assassin's Creed action-adventure series in genre of Fighting developed by Ubisoft's subsidiarie Blue Mammoth Games, released on January 22, 2020 in US, on February 1, 2020 in UK and on February 10 in Australia and Europe.
It was first hinted in 2018, under the code name "Project Anifist". It was finally anounced at E3 2019 in Los Angeles, with the release date anounced as "First Quarter of 2020". In September 2019, the official date of January 2020 in US and February 2020 in UK was anounced. New World Order was officially released on January 22, 2020 in US and February 1, 2020 in UK. The Australian and European releases both occured on February 10, 2020.
The player can take control of one character out of 25 avalaible. All of the character are Animi Avatars, created from genetic memories.
The game is set in 2012.
Being satisfied with their Animi Training Program's success, Abstergo Industries launches a seperate training program focused on their trainee's hand fighting abilities. Controlling an Animi avatar, each person has to go through a series of fights. When cleared, in the end the particapants must face Enigma - an AI controlled entity created with multiple genetic memories.
Just like other games in the Fighting genre, Assassin's Creed: New World Order has 5 attack buttons, 1 block button, 1 special attack button, and 1 throw button. Each move-set is designed specificially for each character. Similar to Assassin's Creed Multiplayer mode, the player can choose 2 out of 10 special abilities to use. 4 of them are avalaible from the start (Knifes, Bomb, Air Throw, Time Phase) and 6 are unlockable (Teleport, Decoy, Animus Shield, Tripwire Bomb, Animus Hack, Glimmer). The player can only use special abilities when their Special Ability Gauge is filled. They have the following effects:
- Knifes - Stuns the opponent
- Bomb - Launches the opponent in the air and poisons them
- Air Throw - Allows to throw the opponent in the air
- Time Phase - Slows the opponent
- Teleport - Teleports the character to the opponent's back
- Animus Shield - Builds an invincible wall around, protecting the character from getting any damage from special abilities
- Tripwire Bomb - Hooks up the opponent in the air
- Animus Hack - Stuns the opponent and deals damage
- Glimmer - Makes the character invincible
Unlockable special abilities, alongside unlockable characters can be made avalaible by completing various in-game challenges.
- Arcade Mode
- Versus Mode
- Tournament Mode
- Quick Battle
- Versus (Ranked, Freeplay)
- Online Tournament Mode
- King of the Hill
- Team Battle
|Base Roster||DLC||Ubisoft Connect Reward|
|Barber||Dama Rossa||Commander||Night Stalker||Doctor||Trickster||Cutthroat||Pioneer||Harlequin|
|Captain||Count||Huntsman||Adventurer||Brigand||Lady Maverick||Lady Black||Crusader|
- Unlockable Character
- Pre-Order Exclusive
New Characters (Fifth Stage)
Enigma (Harvested from: ???) - a mix of few genetic memories created specifically for Animi Training Program.
Boston North End (Unlockable)