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Review: Assassin's Creed Odyssey: The Destiny of Atlantis

Numenor's destiny Atlantis is pretty much a universally loved myth: its splendor dates back centuries at a time. The motive of an advanced civilization flying too close to the sun (another Greek parable) is not only mysterious but relative, because mankind often saves being the victim of its own success and always has a good precautionary history. Narratives of Atlantic origin have been aligned with virtually any media that exists, from Warner Bros., to Disney, to Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien. You can also add Ubisoft for such a long list. Assassin's Creed Odyssey – Atlantis Destiny: Field of Elysium (PC, PS4 , Xbox One [reviewed])Developer: Ubisoft QuebecPublisher: UbisoftRelease Date: April 23, 2019MSRP: $ 24.99 for all three chapters; $ 39.99 for the season pass I will refrain from destroying the main plot of Odyssey here but enough to say if you read this and saw the title, you know that Atlantis is in this world . The essence is that you meet all the pseudo-mythic concepts in the series Assassin's Creed and the actual researchers at Elysium, a "simulation" of the real thing from Aletheia, an Isu (basically the gods of AC universe). Yes, it is basically an Animus within an Animus. Surprisingly, you now have the chance to create [a-character and download it directly on the DLC. I can't stress how much a quality of life upgrade is, because I often encountered people who just wanted to jump into the first premium add-on, Legacy of the…

Numenor’s destiny

Atlantis is pretty much a universally loved myth: its splendor dates back centuries at a time. The motive of an advanced civilization flying too close to the sun (another Greek parable) is not only mysterious but relative, because mankind often saves being the victim of its own success and always has a good precautionary history. Narratives of Atlantic origin have been aligned with virtually any media that exists, from Warner Bros., to Disney, to Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien.

You can also add Ubisoft for such a long list.

 Assassin's Creed Odyssey: Atlantis Destiny - Episode 1 Review

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – Atlantis Destiny: Field of Elysium (PC, PS4 , Xbox One [reviewed])
Developer: Ubisoft Quebec
Publisher: Ubisoft
Release Date: April 23, 2019
MSRP: $ 24.99 for all three chapters; $ 39.99 for the season pass

I will refrain from destroying the main plot of Odyssey here but enough to say if you read this and saw the title, you know that Atlantis is in this world . The essence is that you meet all the pseudo-mythic concepts in the series Assassin’s Creed and the actual researchers at Elysium, a “simulation” of the real thing from Aletheia, an Isu (basically the gods of AC universe). Yes, it is basically an Animus within an Animus.

Surprisingly, you now have the chance to create [a-character and download it directly on the DLC. I can’t stress how much a quality of life upgrade is, because I often encountered people who just wanted to jump into the first premium add-on, Legacy of the First Blade and couldn’t claim until they met any requirements half game. Not only is this newborn character Atlantis ready, but it is high enough level (52) to knock out Legacy and most final content. Of course you can use your character as long as you have completed the “Heir of Memories” questline. If you use the shortcut you will not be excited . The guy from the A-ha video will not immediately grab your hand and get you into Elysium’s wild world: you have to do an open world work first.

Once inside, you are in . Elysium is a paradise, a new hub to explore. Your magic horse can be called whenever you want as you traipse over a small but full-life circular map. The first section is a satisfying who is Greek mythology, and you will have plenty of up-close and personal run-ins with famous gods, people and animals in a thankful and legal way. Your ultimate goal is to crush the control of Elysium from his master through several open targets (death guard, take down places or objects) booked by cut scenes.

That’s pretty much exactly the kind of thing I want from a Assassin’s Creed DLC. Give me a new sandbox to play with, more toys and extra puzzles at best, and I’m okay. Soldiers with magical powers and metalmen are a good break from the tired enemy archetypes of Odyssey correctly (as most of us have seen for about 100 hours so far if you’ve done everything) and still maintain the measured, satisfactory humanoidkampförekomsten. The chance of opening up four crazy magic forces also hits the hell out of the only ability (which may or may not even sound with your character building) wiped out in previous DLC.

My only real task is that some best pieces of Elysium are segmented by a teleportation device that leads you to an acropolis-like area that stands high above the rest of the map. But given that you can easily jump down from them and back into the crime (read: it’s all still connected at the end) and there are other underground sites thrown into the mix, it’s a little compromise.

Legacy of The First Sheet was a good questline, but often depended too much on nostalgia while using the liberal use of the existing world map. Atlantis Fate as a comparison, actually feels like a premium creation while throwing its own identity: it requires no approach, it is based on Odyssey . This is not something I am cautiously optimistic about, I am ready to dive into the rest with both feet.

[This review is based on a retail build of the game provided by the publisher.]

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey: Atlantis Fate – Episode 1 reviewed by Chris Carter

8.5

GREAT

Impressive effort with no noticeable problems holding it back.

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