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Ubisoft has shared details on the post-launch content coming to Assassinís Creed Origins. This includes both the paid season pass as well as several free add-ons, some of them available on day one. Those latter include the Nomadís Bazar, the photo mode, as well as the so-called Trials of the Gods, a series of boss battles during special timed events (let alone the Discovery Tour mode, announced a bit earlier). As for the Season Pass, this will include two story-based expansions (The Hidden Ones and The Curse of the Pharaohs) as well as two packs of exclusive outfits, weapons and other bonuses.
Wondering how much a large portion of ancient Egypt weighs in gigabytes? According to Microsoft Store, itís about 42.3 GB Ė thatís the approximate download size of Assassinís Creed Origins on Xbx One. Of course, the size may vary depending on the selected platform, but thatís still quite a lot, especially if you are going to download a digital copy. Letís hope that Ubisoft will enable pre-loading the game prior to its release on October 27, 2017.
Ubisoft has revealed a new interesting feature, which is going to be included in the next installment of its quasi-historical action game series Assassinís Creed. Dubbed Discovery Tour, this new combat-free mode will turn the open world of Assassinís Creed Origins into a living museum with guided tours and loads of historically accurate information on places, people and rituals related to ancient Egypt. Discovery Tour will be added to the game as a free update in early 2018.
It appears that Ubisoft intends the upcoming Assassinís Creed: Origins to be the darkest game in the series so far. Thatís something we can tell from the ESRB description of the game. M-rated, obviously, the next Assassinís Creed goes beyond the ďstandardĒ violence and goes boldly towards gore Ė donít be surprised to see some intense violence as well as blood and human body parts while playing. Besides, Assassinís Creed: Origins is the first game in the series tagged for Nudity besides Sexual Content.
The Assassinís Creed franchise has been long known for authenticity when it comes to locations design Ė from the Renaissance Venice or Rome in Assassinís Creed II and Brotherhood, to Paris during the French Revolution in Assassinís Creed: Unity, to London under Industrial Revolution in Assassinís Creed: Syndicate. The same approach applies to the upcoming Assassinís Creed Origins. Despite having much less reference material this time, the team at Ubisoft is putting a lot of effort to recreate some landmark constructions as well as tombs, replicated as closely as possible.
A fan has taken it to Twitter to share another Assassinís Creed: Origins leak Ė a picture of a T-shirt with the gameís main hero printed on it together with the protagonistís alleged name Ba Yek. In it we can see the Egyptian assassin as he is turning around with his hood on and a long bow and shield in his hands Ė all in all, he looks very much like the character on a screenshot that emerged online some time ago. What adds to todayís leakís credibility is the fact that Ashraf Ismail from Ubisoft commented on the picture, saying: ďNice t-shirtĒ.
A person who claims to be a Ubisoft employee took it to 4chan to reveal lots of new information about the upcoming Assassinís Creed: Origins. If the leak is true, this is supposed to be the first part of a trilogy focused on a new protagonist, the second of which is to be set in Greece. Assassinís Creed: Origins will also have similarities to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, especially when it comes to sailing and combat. Another interesting thing is that the game has no towers Ė a signature element of the series. Instead, players will use an eagle companion to scout the area nearby.
Assassinís Creed fans on NeoGAF and Reddit have dug out what seems to be a screenshot from Assassinís Creed: Empire, the next installment to Ubisoftís key action game franchise, reportedly set in ancient Egypt. Although the quality of the photo is very poor, we can clearly see an armed character taking a stance similar to what weíve seen in previous Assassinís Creed games, standing in something that looks like a pyramid entrance.