A time lapse to show how generations are changing, I wouldn't take the thing with the pyramids too serious ;). And of course they aren't Desmond (or the Initiate) ancestors. When Khemu died, Aya decided to fight for the greater good: "I will never stop mourning what we have lost. Only time will tell before we know for sure. The whole reveal just feels flat when it links to “a side main character, who was the X wife of the character you played in the last game.”. That's basically it. they talk about the first Civ so i think it would be more interesting if they are the descendant of first Civ. Now this DLC is the final nail in the coffin. There could be a chance that they could be Aya’s ancestors, because she is half Greek. Far Cry 6, for example, might deliver the same chaotic macho action experience as its predecessors. It was a great thematic element and I feel like we've lost something since. This wasn't an isolated incident, either. The ancient Greece-based Assassin's Creed Odyssey went farther and originally didn't even feature a playable male protagonist. Aya is a descendant of Elpidios. Derek is absorbed with the intersection of technology and gaming, and is always looking forward to new advancements. The shadows way to the assassin brotherhood. Is she really the most dumbest motherfucker alive or is her animus faulty? Aya is building the Assassins in Rome at the end of Origins. For news, discussion and more about Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed franchise. There are at least two Medjay in Aya's bloodline. Just as Bayek essentially transformed into passive memory for the Assassin's Brotherhood. Hascoet simply said that playable men characters sell video games. Never. Read Also: Assassin's Creed: Odyssey Review, The Achilles of Games. Having Aya as a descendant of the bloodline of Kassandra and Darius does not break the lore, it fits quite perfectly with the lore. It was a lifestyle. Watch Dogs Legion looks much more flexible considering you can play anyone in the entire game, male or female. Thus the name "legacy of the first blade". Regarding your third point. Bayek is still doing things in the background and moving the plot along. Bayek was a much cooler guy than Arno though. Instead of playing as Bayek, you would play as Aya, and Never play as bayek. Fighting from the shadows. "what was the actual point of playing as Bayek at all". I think OP meant that Layla literally has her DNA, that she took from Aya's body. For news, discussion and more about Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed franchise. He says that Layla posses her DNA he never mentioned that they are related. Alexios was added in at the behest of Serge Hascoet, a now-departed high-level Ubisoft executive who's orbited by illicit allegations of sexism, sexual abuse, and harassment. Also, it was Aya that ended The Order at the end so maybe that part is destiny at work. Also she probably didn't see the scene with Aya at the end. How was she supposed to notice the connection? 3DMark DirectX Raytracing Feature Test Benchmarked, Supermicro C9Z490-PGW Build Guide + Giveaway with Intel's 10900KF. And last but not least: The Assassin Brotherhood connects to the Hidden Ones. Cookies help us deliver our Services. We have to wonder how many of Ubisoft's current AAA games have also been affected by Hascoet. Kassandra was to be Odyssey's only hero, Bayek was to die in Origins Assassin's Creed Odyssey was supposed to be exclusively led by female protagonist Kassandra, but … Aya was also trained to be a Medjay by Bayek and his father during their time in exile. The Guillemot brothers who founded Ubisoft trusted Hascoet's advice implicitly. Well, if you didn't read the Origins novel... You're not wrong. Ancient Greece and Greek ruled Egypt is a bit of an overlap as well, I don't think the setting will dissuade them from making a Roman game. That was before. Serge Hascoet is gone from Ubisoft, and company CEO Yves Guillemot pledges big adjustments are coming to the publisher's work culture. According to Bloomberg's new lengthy expose into Ubisoft's alleged culture of misconduct, the company had very different plans for both its new Assassin's Creed games. We actually would not have had any need for Bayek since Amunet was introduced back in AC2 but instead of telling her story when making a game in Egypt, they have created Bayek to secure people will buy the game. Regardless of who the player chooses, the two protagonists share the same story. So having her performing the Leap of Faith absolutely makes sense because she was trained to be a Medjay for like half of her life. Darius put the blade down more than 300 years ago. Hascoet was able to make these big power calls because he led Ubisoft's "editorial team," a team of creatives that oversaw all of the company's games. It makes perfect sense especially since a game in Ancient Greece would lead well into a game in Ancient Rome.