The Assassin’s Creed Discovery Tour has seen more than 2.3 million players free run, explore, and learn in the DLC for Ubisoft’s massively popular series. In a talk by Maxime Durand the Content Director and Historian on Assassin’s Creed and Discovery Tour, it was revealed that at one point the Discovery Tour’s player count exceeded any other Origins DLC stats.
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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey was a pretty big part of the Google Stadia announcement at GDC earlier this year. Google showed it working on various platforms and from within YouTube, and it looks like it will be a Stadia title. However, it appears that not everyone at developer Ubisoft was completely convinced about the service at first – the senior producer of the game has said he initially thought the Stadia “will never work,” but it seems trying Doom out on it changed his mind.
Assassin’s Creed is already one of the best-selling videogame series of all-time, but despite topping charts for more than a decade, Ubisoft shows no sign of slowing down. A press kit released earlier this year confirms that the franchise has now sold more than 140 million units.
One of the coolest features of 2017’s Assassin’s Creed: Origins was its discovery tour – a mode in which all threats were removed and you could take guided tours around ancient Egypt to learn about its history. The same mode was promised for last year’s Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey, but has yet to arrive. Thanks to a chat with content director Maxime Durand, however, we now have a release window and a few more details.
Think you’re just about reaching the end of everything to do in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey? Taken out the Cult of Kosmos and chased down all those Engravings? Soon you might be able to get even more out of Ubisoft’s action RPG – mounting evidence points to a quest creator tool for the studio’s Greek odyssey.
Ubisoft is going balls deep with a new mercenary added to Assassin’s Creed Odyssey today. The new mercenary you can now hunt down in the game is called… wait for it… Testiklos the Nut. Wow. Yes, Ubisoft has gone there.
Word has gotten around that the next Assassin’s Creed game has a Viking setting – some canny players first noticed a curious poster in The Division 2 that suggested it, and the hint was subsequently confirmed in a recent report on Kotaku. Now, the director of God of War has gotten in on the action, playfully suggesting a God of War crossover with Assassin’s Creed.
Ubisoft killed one of my favorite franchises to save it, and I'm OK with that. ARS T...
Google has been pumping a lot of money into its gaming initiative over the past handful of years, and the company will finally unveil what it has planned next week at a GDC keynote. We knew that much, but now Google has released a fresh teaser trailer offering up a few clues about what to expect ahead of that address.