After travelling to Egypt, it looks like the setting for the next Assassin's Creed has been leaked early 2 years ago

After travelling to Egypt, it looks like the setting for the next Assassin's Creed has been leaked early

Foiled by a keychain, of all things!

It has been quite a week for gaming fans, between (deep breath) the first look at Battlefield V, the release of Detroit: Become Human (our review can be found right here), the trailer for the video game adaptation of World War Z, a vague confirmation for when the PlayStation 5 will be released, and a teaser trailer for the new Fallout game. Phew!

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In the lead-up to this year's E3 gaming expo, more and more game stories are likely to break, or - in this case - leak.

Having already travelled to the Middle East, the Italian Renaissance, the American Revolution, the Golden Age of Piracy, the French Revolution, Victorian Era England, and a few others, Assassin's Creed took some time off from the annual release schedule, but came back with a bang in 2017 with the Ancient Egypt-set Assassin's Creed Origins.

That was initially set to be a big surprise, except a promotional t-shirt was accidentally released early, spoiling all Egyptian secrets ahead of time.

And guess what?

It has happened again.

French gaming site Jeuxvideo - Jeux sounds like JOE, so we're assuming we're related somehow - got their hands on a keychain for the next Assassin's Creed game, and not only does it give away the title, but it also gives away the whole setting.

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Yep, looks like we'll be going to Ancient Greece for Assassin's Creed: Odyssey.

Plenty of things to kill and tall structures to jump off, so it suits the game's strengths perfectly.

We'll expect to see a lot more about it during the E3 expo in mid-June, and if we were to venture a guess, the game itself will be out with some time to buy it in the lead-up to Christmas this year.