On the one hand a Viking theme does seem an obvious one for the series but on the other that has become a very clichéd setting for video games lately, especially thanks to the success of God Of War.
There’s also a history of Ubisoft appearing to tease new locations with Easter eggs that don’t end up panning out, such as a Japanese setting seemingly being teased by an artbook a few years ago.
The concept artwork above is from Ubisoft but it’s not specifically related to any game and to be honest the best guess for the setting of the next game is probably still Ancient Rome – completing the in-game trilogy that has so far taken in Ancient Egypt and Greece.
There is no Assassin’s Creed game due this year though, so it may be a while till we find out exactly where, and when, the next one is set.
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