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Ubisoft Forward 2022 - How To Watch, AC Mirage Reveal & More

Get ready for the reveal of Assassins Creed Mirage and more as we show you how to watch the Ubisoft Forward 2022 event.
Ubisoft Forward 2022 - How To Watch, AC Mirage Reveal & More

World-renowned developer Ubisoft is famous for the creation of titles such as Assassins Creed, Saints Row, and many more. This year at the annual Ubisoft Forward 2022, we will be receiving our first look at the recently announced Assassins Creed title, Mirage. 

So if you're as excited as we are to know more about this reveal and when and how to tune in to the Ubisoft Forward event this year, then look no further. As we will be giving you all the details you need to watch the Ubisoft Forward 2022 event and everything we know about the newly revealed Assassins Creed Mirage. 

Ubisoft Forward 2022 - How To Watch, AC Mirage Reveal & More

The format of Ubisoft Forward is the same as that of other game developer events; however, instead of participating in E3 or Gamescom, Ubisoft is hosting its standalone event. The event will take place on the 10th September 2022, and will begin at 7 pm GMT / 12 pm PT / 3 pm ET / 9 pm CEST.

Fans can tune into the Ubisoft Forward 2022 even through their official accounts on Youtube and Twitch. Or by jumping over to Ubisoft's official website and catching the event as it's streamed live there as well. 

Ubisoft Forward 2022 is going to be an extremely exciting event, specifically for fans of the Assassins Creed (AC) franchise, as the reveal of Assassin's Creed Mirage has been put at the center of attention. Fans reacting to the news, which was announced on the official Assassin's Creed Twitter account, are ecstatic that the game will feature an Assassin as the protagonist and will be a return to form after the more open-world Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Valhalla.

Ubisoft Forward 2022 How To Watch AC Mirage Reveal & More Mirage comes set in new theme and return to form
The new AC Mirage reveal from Ubisoft has shown us an assassin on the forefront of the action for the first time in two games and fans are ecstatic to see more. (Picture: Ubisoft)

A further indication that Mirage will be set in Baghdad in the ninth century is the image that accompanied the announcement, which shows an assassin in traditional white attire and a hood swooping above a crowd in a Middle Eastern setting. It appears to draw heavily from the original AC as a return to basics, and although it's unclear from the image whether fan favorite Basim Ibn Ishaq is the main character, we'll more than likely find out at the Ubisoft Forward event.

We have also gotten a sneak peek into what the DLC for AC Mirage will entail, as a recent leak has depicted what the DLC could look like. Though this is unconfirmed by the developers, it speaks to the fan's expectations from a new AC game to be quite high, and they are hoping that Ubisoft does not disappoint. 

Ubisoft Forward 2022 How To Watch AC Mirage Reveal & More Mirage fans can expect to see more from the game at the event
Fans can expect to see more on the game promising to take us back into the assassins world at the Ubisoft Forward 2022 event on the 10th September. (Picture: Ubisoft)

Despite Odyssey and Valhalla receiving excellent reviews, many members of the AC community prefer a more conventional approach. One of the tweets with the most likes in response to the announcement is eager to find out if Mirage will indeed return to its "basics with no RPG style system.", and as another popular tweet writes "praying that it has something to do with assassins". 

In the end, this will all come down to what we see at the Ubisoft Forward 2022 event on the 10th September. It's likely we will see some of the gameplay revealed for the game, and perhaps a quick trailer depicting the setting, lore introduction, and some other looks at the features of the game.

And while we don't yet know which other games are scheduled to appear at Ubisoft Forward 2022, we can at least look forward to some clarity regarding AC and the future of the deadly assassin franchise. 

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Featured image courtesy of Ubisoft.