Online videogame store Green Man Gaming turns ten years old this month and, to celebrate the milestone, it’s holding a big birthday event with “multiple deals, giveaways, and community rewards”. Kicking off the anniversary celebrations, starting from today there’ll be ten days of “top deals and freebies” – and the sale on right now includes 75% off Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Phwoar.
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One of the hallmarks of the Assassin’s Creed series is unlocking the world map by climbing towers. Going back to the earliest entries, seeing the entire game has involved traversing a set of waypoints, and the feature was so effective many other series, including Far Cry and The Legend of Zelda, have adopted it.
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.
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.