Last year there were rumours circulating that the next Assassin’s Creed title would venture north and be set in the age of Vikings. That came about after an image in The Division 2 depicted a Viking holding the Apple of Eden, one of the main pieces of lore within the Assassin’s Creed series. Since then there have been unverified leaks that suggest players will be venturing around a lot of Scandinavia as well as the north of England, but Ubisoft is yet to reveal anything about the next entry to the series. After all, it won’t be released until 2021 as the company is taking a break after Odyssey.
The rumours may have had a bit more validation over the past couple of days as allegedly two listings for Assassin’s Creed Ragnarok appeared on Amazon Germany’s website and GameStop Italy’s website. These listings have since been removed but this is in the internet and someone will almost always grab screenshots.
What you’ll notice in these images are the different edition titles, with Mjolnir and Valhalla editions. This would be a departure from Ubisoft’s regular naming convention where game editions are usually titled with Limited, Ultimate, and Gold names. Ubisoft could be looking to change how it brands special editions going forward with its franchises when the switch to the PS5 and Xbox Series X occurs. Of course, nothing is confirmed at this stage, those listings could have been mistakes though two separate companies making that mistake would be very coincidental, or there’s the smallest chance these are fakes. No possibilities can be ruled out.
Ubisoft will reveal the next Assassin’s Creed when it is ready to but it’s probably got its hands full with Watch Dogs: Legion, Gods & Monsters, Skull & Bones, Beyond Good & Evil 2, and fixing Ghost Recon Breakpoint. You can check out how we thought Ubisoft performed in 2019 here.