This is how you do Assassin’s Creed 4 – Chinese-set fan art sells the Orient hard

If anything’s going to sell the Orient as an Assassin’s Creed 4 setting it’s these images and concept art by Chinese artist Chaoyuan Xu.

Assassin’s Creed 4 Chinese concept art

It’s basically fan art but it’s way above the usual pencil scribbles as Xu is a professional concept artist who also won Blizcon’s 2011 fan art contest with his work on Diablo 3. This envisions a Chinese set Assassin’s Creed and replaces the hidden blade with a set of chained twin swords.

We held a vote last year for the most wanted Assassin’s Creed 4 setting and the Orient placed second, only beat out by Victorian London. I wouldn’t mind betting that might changes after fans have seen these images.

You can check out the rest of Chaoyuan Xu’s work on his DeviantArt page.