Return to the dawn of man

Fight for the survival of your clan in a unique third-person adventure from the co-creator of Assassin’s Creed.


Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

  • PS4
  • Release Date: Out Now
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Publisher: Private Division
  • Developer: Panache Digital Games

    Game overview

    Explore, expand and evolve in the harsh prehistoric world of early man

    Embark on the most incredible story in human history - a third-person adventure where you determine the origins and evolution of our own species.

    Spanning 10 million to two million years ago, begin your journey through Neogene-era Africa as one of our early hominid ancestors. Swing through the jungle canopy, stalk prey across the golden savannah and fight to thrive and dominate in this hostile new world.

    Grow your clan as you progress through critical stages of human evolution, honing skills and attributes that will be passed down to future generations. Eat, drink and sleep to maintain your energy and face down the countless threats you'll face.

    Your choices will write humankind's story and determine the survival of your clan for future generations


    Key features

    Explore ruthless Africa

    From tree-top canopies overlooking lush jungles to the golden grasslands of the savannah, traverse the beautiful yet unforgiving African continent as it was 10 million years ago.

    Expand your territory

    Control different clan members as you set out to conquer unknown lands, driving off predators, forming family bonds and working together to raise the next generation. 

    Evolve and adapt

    Evolve over the course of millions of years during key stages in human evolution, making crucial discoveries and honing physical abilities that will impact the fates of generations to come.


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