(Video) Assassin's Creed Odyssey: Legacy of the First Blade Gameplay Preview


Legacy of the First Blade brings new stories and quests to Assassin's Creed Odyssey, revealing secrets from the Assassins’ past and introducing a sinister new cabal of enemies to take on. See the deadly new stealth ability Death Veil in action, and get a look at the new allies and enemies you'll encounter in the first major DLC for Odyssey.

0:01 MIKEL REPARAZ (VOICEOVER): There was a time when the Persian
0:03 Empire ruled the world.
0:04 And at the top of that empire set King Xerxes.
0:08 But even his power was no match for the hidden blade wielded
0:11 by Darius, one of the earliest assassins.
0:14 In "Legacy of the First Blade," you'll meet Darius
0:16 and he'll turn his legendary weapon on you.
0:19 Survive and a new chapter will unfold, pulling you deeper
0:22 into the hidden history of the assassins
0:24 and of their masked enemies.
0:27 "Legacy of the First Blade" is the first major post-launch
0:29 story arc for Assassin's Creed Odyssey.
0:31 And its premiere episode, "Hunted"
0:33 will take you far north to Makedonia Intended for players
0:36 level 28 and above, it'll become available after the Naxos quest
0:40 line in episode 7 of the main storyline.
0:42 And it won't spoil any of Odessy's other plot details.
0:45 It will, however, give you a chance
0:46 to chase the new level 70 cap and unlock a new high level
0:50 assassin ability, death veil, which
0:52 makes stealth killed bodies vanish and eliminates
0:55 any risk of them being discovered.
0:58 Darius, who fans might remember as one of the ancient assassins
1:02 enshrined under the Villa Auditore,
1:04 is the first known wielder of the Hidden Blade
1:06 and used it to take down Xerxes and crippled the Persian
1:09 Empire.
1:11 Unsurprisingly, his blade isn't the only thing
1:13 he's keeping hidden.
1:14 There's more to his checkered past
1:15 than the slaying of the king.
1:17 Darius may be old, but he's a lot tougher than he looks.
1:20 And you'll need to hold your own in a tough fight,
1:22 until he figures out you're on the same side.
1:25 He'll back off thanks to the intervention
1:27 of his son or daughter, [INAUDIBLE] or [INAUDIBLE]..
1:29 The one you meet depends on who you're playing as.
1:32 Commanding Spartan soldiers.
1:34 Getting ambushed by a hungry old man.
1:36 MIKEL REPARAZ (VOICEOVER): Darius and his child
1:36 quickly become key allies in a fight
1:38 against a new power-hungry crew of masked fiends
1:41 who crept into Greece from Persia.
1:43 They've got you firmly in their sights Eagle Bearer.
1:46 And before they move in for the kill,
1:48 they're going to make you suffer by dangling
1:50 your past sins in front of you, literally in one case.
1:53 You are not the judge of what is right or wrong, killer.
1:56 in your interest to take the fight to them,
1:59 which you can do by uncovering clues, unmasking
2:01 their identities, and hunting them down across Greece.
2:05 One of their orders' branches can be hunted in episode 1
2:08 with seven targets in all.
2:11 In your search for clues, you may
2:13 want to tackle some of "Legacy of the First Blade's" new side
2:15 quests, which charge you with fun stuff
2:17 like hunting mercenaries and assassinating bear squads.
2:20 And that's just the beginning.
2:22 Fuck yes.
2:23 MIKEL REPARAZ (VOICEOVER): After the first episode, "Hunted,"
2:26 launches on December 4th, the second and third installments
2:29 of "Legacy of the First Blade" are scheduled to arrive
2:31 in early 2019, adding new abilities and revealing more
2:35 about Darius, [INAUDIBLE],, [INAUDIBLE],,
2:38 and your mysterious new enemies.
2:40 Any more secrets you want to share?
2:42 MIKEL REPARAZ (VOICEOVER): To find out more about them
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2:57 ANNOUNCER: Assassin's Creed Odyssey, available now.