WEBTOON Launches Assassin’s Creed: Forgotten Temple

Today, WEBTOON and Ubisoft will launch their first-ever content collaboration, “Assassin’s Creed: Forgotten Temple,” published by the acclaimed REDICE STUDIO. The first six episodes launched on WEBTOON at 5 pm PT/8 pm ET, with new episodes rolling out weekly.  Three seasons and a total of 150 episodes are planned for the immersive new webcomic series, which brings a new chapter in the Assassin’s Creed franchise to WEBTOON’s global fanbase.

The official series description is as follows: Edward Kenway returns to take the leap of faith in an all-new adventure. The high-seas hunt is on for a long-lost treasure left by Those Who Came Before. But this time, The Templars aren’t the only ones after the prize. Join history’s most cunning pirate in an epic journey around the Chinese Sea. Read Assassin’s Creed: Forgotten Temple only on WEBTOON.

A global WEBTOON exclusive, “Assassin’s Creed: Forgotten Temple” will be localized and available to WEBTOON readers and Assassin’s Creed fans in the US, Korea, Japan, Indonesia, and France.

“We are thrilled to expand the Assassin’s Creed series to WEBTOON thanks to this amazing collaboration with WEBTOON and REDICE STUDIO. We’ve been working hard with the talented folks at REDICE to craft this original Assassin’s Creed Black Flag sequel and hope that existing fans and new readers around the world will enjoy it”, said Julien Fabre, Ubisoft’s Director of Global TV & Transmedia Business Development.

“We are beyond excited to collaborate with our partners at Ubisoft and the powerhouse team at REDICE STUDIO to bring this expansion of the Assassin’s Creed universe to WEBTOON readers around the globe,” said WEBTOON’s VP of Content, David Lee. “As longtime fans of the franchise, we can’t wait for readers to see where Edward Kenway’s story goes next. This incredible series will captivate existing fans of the Assassin’s Creed video games while introducing this beloved IP to a new audience on WEBTOON.”

“Assassin’s Creed is a one-of-a-kind IP, and our goal was to create a work that would be appealing not only to fans of the original game, but also to readers who are encountering the Assassin’s Creed IP for the first time through WEBTOON. We are thrilled to work with UBISOFT and WEBTOON to tell a new side of the Edward James Kenway story set in Southeast Asia. We can’t wait for fans to dive into this rich new storyline and entry into the Assassin’s Creed universe,” said REDICE STUDIO.

WEBTOON provided a sneak peek at the series. You can check out the images below!


You can check out the webcomic for yourself HERE

Source: Press Release