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Assassin's Creed Origins Details Post-Launch DLCs and Free Updates

10 October 2017, 08:09 | Cameron Gross

Assassin's Creed: Origins monetized via time-saver packs

Assassin's Creed: Origins will have multiple game saves, photo mode and voice overs for Discovery Mode

For better or worse, they appear to be a staple of games going forward, and while some games, like Overwatch, who is a big reason why Loot Boxes have taken off in 2017, keep the item drops to cosmetics, which by and large is fine for most.

"Then there was a smaller set of people who would focus nearly entirely on the economy, buying and selling stuff to gain as much money as they can". According to Ismail, the game will feature multiple saves, allowing users to create different files in the game. "There are people who like to go into a military location, infiltrate them, steal the loot and equipment and hopefully find some unique or legendary gear".

One of the main bets that Ubisoft has placed in Assassin's Creed: Origins to try to regain credibility in the series is to offer a majestic environment and with particular attention to detail. And we felt like, okay, that's a valid way to play the game - it's a part of the RPG [aspect], so we'll let them play the economy.

This year gamers have adopted two new trigger words, Loot Box.

While Warner Bros and EA seem to be pushing the limits of what microtransactions players will accept, Ubisoft is choosing to stay out of the line of fire this year.

Assassin's Creed Origins may not be a competitive multiplayer game and therefore "pay to win" isn't a problem, but fans are concerned that this means that the game will be engineered to grind. "Because the way they handle it is harmless and nothing effect game balance and not make thing more grind than it should be". You can find the items in the game, but if you have the Drachma you can buy them.

We're not sure if the in-game e-store will have a premium currency or not, but it's possible.

"You can get that from playing in the game", he said. Everything that's in the e-store you can get from playing the game. These microtransactions don't cost real money, just in-game currency that can be earned by playing the game.

Or, at least, no lootboxes that can be purchased with real money.

The Gold Edition comes with the Season Pass and it is now available for pre-order on the Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

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