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Assassin's Creed Odyssey isn't shackled to history

Fraser Brown
 

Assassin’s Creed has always had an unusual relationship with history. It’s integral to the series and every game has been rich in historical detail, whether it’s the little facts about landmarks or characters, or the famous faces that you’ll meet as an assassin. It's never been accurate, but it usually feels authentic. But the more the series has progressed, the more it’s started to feel like the Disneyland of history, throwing in celebrities with wild abandon, turning its cities into places where every historical figure of the age seems to reside.

With Odyssey, Ubisoft is taking a different approach. “I remember working on Syndicate and you almost have a day-by-day account of what everybody did,” Marc-Alexis Côté, senior producer on Assassin’s Creed Odyssey told VG24/7. “And obviously you don’t have that in 400BC. ”While the some of history of Ancient Greece is well documented, Ubisoft is

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