In its most ambitious project yet, Ubisoft recreated ancient Egypt in Assassin’s Creed: Origins — and it did so superbly, remaining as historically accurate as possible. Here’s how, and why that accuracy adds to the experience.
Ubisoft’s latest entry into its hit franchise Assassin’s Creed was the incredibly well-received Assassin’s Creed: Origins. Completely reworking combat and the movement mechanism, and offering the biggest open world the series has seen, Origins has done nothing but impress. But one aspect of its design that doesn’t get praised as much as it should is the way it remains faithful to ancient Egypt.
This is how Ubisoft pulled that off, and why that design philosophy benefits the Origins experience.