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Assassin's Creed Odyssey's first DLC expands on its best feature but could still do more

Steven Messner
 

Assassin's Creed Odyssey might be a singleplayer RPG, but the way Ubisoft have been updating it since launch almost makes it feel an MMO instead. Though repeatable daily missions, entirely new features, and free side quests are all fine in their own right, it's the Legacy of the First Blade paid expansion that really makes Odyssey worth returning to after beating its main story—if only because it adds even more cultists to track down and assassinate. When I first reviewed Assassin's Creed Odyssey, I said its cultist system was one of the best things about Ubisoft's interpretation of Ancient Greece.

With 44 masked cultists hidden all over the Aegean Sea, tracking them down often required an uncommon use of deduction and wits. Some were unmasked through the story, but others required finding carefully hidden clues or making clever deductions about their identity and whereabouts. I was thrilled when I discovered that Legacy of the First Blade expands on this system with seven new cultists to hunt.

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