Ubisoft has revealed that Assassin's Creed Odyssey is going down the whole 'games-as-a-service' route, with the publishing giant looking to roll out weekly updates for the upcoming neck-slitting sequel.

Speaking with GI.biz, Alain Corre, Ubisoft's Executive Director for EMEA, said the company is aiming to keep things ticking over following Odyssey's release, so there's 'always something new, something fresh and something they can discover and appreciate.'

'Yes, it's a service,' he confirmed. 'It's a service-type product.'

While he didn't elaborate any further as to what these updates will feature, it'll probably be something along the lines of new costumes and quests. 

Assassin's Creed Odyssey is expanding further on the RPG elements that Origins introduced, adding dialogue choices and romance options among others. The game also places a lot more emphasis on naval combat, and players now pick from two characters: Alexios or Kassandra.

Ubisoft announced at E3 that Assassin's Creed Odyssey will launch on PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One on October 5.

If you feel like splashing out on the game, then feast your eyes on the game's five special editions