Best answer: There will be naval gameplay, but naval combat will be severally scaled down compared to what players have come to expect from Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Odyssey. It may be more similar to Origins, where naval gameplay is almost entirely focused on traversal.
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What kind of naval gameplay will there be?
As expected from a game about Vikings, players will be able to control a Viking longship to sail between different settlements and locations across the map. This is one primary means of traversal. The longship also allows players to transport their Viking raid party because any fort you come across in the English channels can be plundered.
Will there be any naval combat at all?
There won’t likely be any major combat. Vikings didn’t exactly have cannons and guns at their disposal. They were more up close and…