Can it really have been ten years of the Assassin’s Creed franchise? Yep, we’ve been freerunning across rooftops for a whole decade, and thankfully the release of Assassin’s Creed Origins means the series isn’t stopping anytime soon. What this also means is that Assassin's Creed merchandise isn’t going anywhere either.
Whether you’re treating yourself in the slews of Black Friday gaming deals, or buying for your favourite Creed fan, there’s a veritable haycart of collectibles out there. Here’s the very best to get your Eagle vision on.
The First Hidden Blade
If you’ve been collecting hidden blade replicas since the beginning, you’re going to need to add Bayek’s lethal mechanical wristwear to your Christmas list. Far simpler than previous year’s blades with their fancy rope launchers and crossbows, the very first hidden blade is an exercise in brutal simplicity. This replica from UbiCollectibles is spring loaded, a numbered collector’s edition of 9,999 worldwide, and, thankfully, there’s even a locking mechanism for when you don’t fancy losing a finger…
The Art of Assassin’s Creed Origins
Given that every screenshot looks like art, eagle diving into this coffee table book is like mainlining Ancient Egypt. Beautiful concept images from Ubi artists are everywhere and there’s plenty of background info on weapons, characters and locations to pore over for bonus lore. Also, prepare to coo like a crowd at fireworks when you see the fold out panoramas which will immediately make you want to level up your PC to 3 screens. Widescreen just isn’t wide enough, dammit.
Assassin’s Creed Origins Canvas Backpack
For those days you want to carry around your love of the Creed on your back but maybe not announce to the whole world that you’re wearing video game merchandise. This stylish canvas backpack from Ubi’s official store ticks all the right boxes while also including a printed lining with two compartments and enough room for a 14” laptop and a tablet. If Bayek had to worry about carrying a Macbook Pro (his, y’know, APPLE of Eden), he would probably go for this rather subtle support of the Brotherhood, complete with antique brass buckle.
Buy it UK/US: $59.99/£45.82 from UbiStore
Aya and Bayek Figurines
What’s better than having one Assassin figurine on your desk? Two Assassin figurines, of course. How married couple Bayek and Aya manage to still be adorable while slaughtering their way across Ancient Egypt is anyone’s business, but you know you want them united in your eyeline forever. This pair of hooded heroes are only available separately but their bases interlock in holy matrimony when you pair them up. Bayek comes with a perfectly detailed Senu the eagle on his right arm, while Aya is ready and armed with her signature dual swords. D’awww, you guys.
Buy it UK: From £39.99 from Amazon UK
Assassin’s Creed Monopoly
I personally can’t think of a board game that so perfectly encapsulates an eternal and bloodthirsty global war through thousands of years between two rival moral viewpoints than Monopoly. Oh, wait.. Well, regardless of my opinion, you can buy two different themed Assassin's Creed versions of the world’s most famous property trading game. Syndicate Monopoly offers up Victorian London in board form, while the standard Brotherhood edition hands over the most iconic locations from the series. Regardless, both games let you free-run around the board while stabbing community chests and somehow avoiding jail. Win.
Assassin’s Creed Funko Pops
Can anyone truly think of a time before Funko Pop figurines? How did we show our love for a series when we couldn’t put identically shaped big-headed plastic figures everywhere? Before you have some kind of nervous breakdown at the thought though, there’s really no need to worry as you can buy every single Assassin in adorable form. From Syndicate’s Jacob and Evie Frye, to Ezio Auditore and even Michael Fassbender’s Aguilar, you can pick up every sneaky hooded slaughterer all ready to line up in your display cabinet of choice. Oh, and don’t miss Eagle Vision Ezio. No, really.
Assassin's Creed Dorbz
If the above Funkos just aren't cute enough, there is a solution. Edward and co. are available as the cheery bobble headed Dorbz, also from Funko. You might not feel the same if they were bearing down on you with a wrist worn stabbing device but right now these are the most charming Assassins this side of that adorable mobile game coming next year.
Assassin’s Creed Origins Apple of Eden Replica
Complete with Egyptian-style base and an LED lighting system (something that Those Who Came Before probably didn’t need), this replica of one of the most coveted Pieces of Eden hopefully won’t give you control of your friends and family. What it will do though is look ridiculously cool glowing on a shelf or next to your TV. Imagining what you’d do if you could control humanity with this piece of mystical fruit is entirely up to you. Just don’t have a Templar tantrum, eh?
Assassin’s Creed Legacy - Ezio Long Sleeve T-Shirt
If you want more than just your ordinary logo tees and hoodies to wear your heart for the franchise on your sleeve then there’s no better merch destination than Ubi’s official store. Amongst the classy collection is this Legacy top complete with peaked hood, subtle Assassin logo-age, and an intricate pattern where your hidden blade should be. Expecting other people to shout ‘Assassino’ while you clamber up the nearest tall building while humming Jesper Kyd might be a bit much but you’ll at least feel like part of Ezio’s Family.
Buy it US/UK: $39.99/£30.47 from UbiStore
Assassin’s Creed Colouring Book
If all those death-defying leaps have got a little too much for you, it’s time to relax and take some time to breathe with the official Assassin’s Creed Colouring book. Grab yourself some pens or pencils and get to work on re-styling your favourite members of the Brotherhood in the colours that they’d truly suit, not just one that helps them blend into the crowd. Yes, I’m pretty sure Edward Kenway loves wearing fluorescent colours. Everything is permitted after all.
Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Sword Cane
It’s time to make like Jacob and Evie Frye with the twins’ iconic weapon of choice. Complete with built in dagger as you’d expect, there’s even a tiny scythe blade at the other end that you can kick out with one foot before embedding in the imaginary foes of Victorian London. Alternatively you could always putt with it like a Raven headed golf club, but where would be the fun in that?