There will be no new mainline Assassin’s Creed game coming out in 2019, and as such, Ubisoft is supporting Assassin’s Creed Odyssey with heaps of extra content to keep players busy and coming back. Now, Ubisoft has revealed what’s coming to the game in January-and it’s a lot.
Starting off, the second episode of the Legacy of the First Blade DLC, Shadow Heritage, will launch on January 15. In this new expansion, players will «investigate a blockade initiated by the Order of the Ancients around the port city in Achaia.»
The description goes on: «You’ll discover a group of stranded citizens whose lives are being threatened by a fierce naval commander, the Tempest, who is in charge of the blockade. Steal the Tempest’s top secret weapon, help the citizens escape, and destroy the blockade once and for all…with your ship! An epic maritime battle awaits you at the Aegean Sea.»
To play Shadow Heritage, you need to finish the first episode, Hunted, complete the Naxos questline from chapter 7 of the main story, and hit level 28 or higher.
The Legacy of the First Blade DLC is paid, but Odyssey’s Lost Tales of Greece DLC is free, and it continues in January with the Daughters of Lalaia expansion. In the Daughters of Lalai content, you’ll travel to a village left defenseless after all the men left for battle. Players will train the townspeople to prepare them for «incoming danger.»
The other new Lost Tales of Greece content is called Poet’s Legacy, and it introduces players to Greece’s «most scandalous poet.»
«During this questline you’ll learn that she isn’t quite what she seems as you become increasingly involved in her risqué performances,» Ubisoft said.
Additionally, Odyssey is adding a new mythical creature, a cyclops named Bright One. Players who defeat the beast will get his weapon, the Hammer of Hephaistos. You can find the Bright One on Arges; this is a challenging quest, so Ubisoft recommends that you’re at least level 50 before facing off.