WEBTOON, in collaboration with Ubisoft and REDICE STUDIO, is set to release the first-ever global content collaboration in the form of a webcomic series called Assassin’s Creed: Forgotten Temple. The series will feature historical adventure and present-day action, utilizing the Animus memory-travel machine, a staple in the video game series.
Edward Kenway Returns in a New Quest
The webcomic series will follow Edward Kenway, the privateer-turned-pirate who joined the Assassin Brotherhood at the end of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. In Assassin’s Creed: Forgotten Temple, Edward travels across Southeast Asia seas in search of the Pieces of Eden, a technology that allows users to mentally and physically control humanity, while fighting off dangerous adversaries. In the present day, a Korean American descendant of Edward named Noa searches for information about his family, uncovering Edward’s past.
A Three-Season Epic Adventure
Assassin’s Creed: Forgotten Temple will contain three seasons, consisting of 150 episodes in total. The creators at REDICE STUDIO have made it their mission to appeal to not only fans of the video game but also readers who are encountering the franchise for the first time through WEBTOON.
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Ubisoft and WEBTOON Thrilled with the Collaboration
Julien Fabre, Ubisoft’s Director of Global TV & Transmedia Business Development, expressed excitement for the collaboration, hoping that fans around the world will enjoy the new original Assassin’s Creed Black Flag sequel. David Lee, WEBTOON’s VP of Content, shares the same sentiment, saying that the series will captivate existing fans and introduce the beloved IP to a new audience on WEBTOON.
The Assassin’s Creed franchise has sold over 200 million copies worldwide and has been adapted into various media, including graphic novel series, book series, a live-action film, animated short films, an audio drama, and board games.
Overall, Assassin’s Creed: Forgotten Temple promises to be a thrilling new addition to the franchise that will capture the hearts of both new and existing fans alike.
Source – CBR