Watch Dogs Legion Has A Fun Assassin’s Creed Easter Egg

Take to the air, assassin ... uh, we mean resistance leader.

The world learned more about Watch Dogs Legion and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey on Sunday with Ubisoft’s Forward conference hot on the heels of when we ourselves got to play several hours of both new titles. Our time with the new Watch Dogs was amazing but as a hardcore Assassin’s Creed fan as well, there was one nod that was too good not to share. 

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For those unfamiliar with Assassin’s Creed, players can take a Leap of Faith from high points on the map to synchronize. This action is accompanied by the sound of eagles alongside an elegant leap into a safe area. When climbing every single possible climbable area in Watch Dog Legions with my time with the game, I loved pushing the boundaries of where I could and couldn’t go. When I reached one particular high point and dove down into the water, I immediately noticed my character transformed into an assassin in the way of their body language, how they swan dived, and the accompanying whistle and eagle sounds exactly heard in Assassin’s Creed. 

This is one of the many Easter eggs that players will be able to find in Watch Dogs Legion and Assassin’s Creed is by far not the only other IP referenced, but as a huge fan myself this discovery was probably among my personal favorites. 

Related: Ubisoft Shares More Of Watch Dog Legion With First Look At Villain, New Characters, and More

We will have our full impressions up about both games here later today so make sure to stay tuned to see exactly what we thought about what Ubisoft has coming up next on the horizon. 

Watch Dogs Legion debuts on October 29, 2020!

Are you ready to join the resistance and see all of the various Easter eggs Watch Dogs Legion has to offer? Sound off with your thoughts on the latest Watch Dogs Legion look over on Twitter @PrimaGames! You can also learn more about the game and the journey thus far with our previous coverage here. 


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With an arguably unhealthy obsession with Dragon Age and Mass Effect, Liana is wildly passionate about all things in the gaming community. From shooters, to RPGs, if it's out - she's playing it. A medically retired US Sailor and now full-time hoarder of gaming collectibles, Liana's passion for everything in the gaming industry is palpable. Also, if you lose her in a crowd, just casually mention any BioWare game and the crazy pterodactyl screech will without a doubt follow. You can follow her on Twitter @DirtyEffinHippy or email her for editorial inquiries at [email protected]!