This game is rated PEGI 18
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
Blood-splatter, Curse, Death, Drug, Gore, Killing, Nudity, Sex, Sexual Content and Stabbed.
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Posted: 22 months ago, last updated 7 weeks ago.
Along with the action and suspense of the running, jumping, climbing, fighting and assassination, the games are known for strong narrative and characters. This not only gives you a compelling reason to play, but fleshes out the sense of place and historical accuracy of the game.
You progress by completing a linear string of quests that move the story forwards. As you do you gain new skills and equipment. As with all these games you can freely roam the world. Here, this is on foot, horseback, camel-back, horse-drawn vehicles or boat to explore locations, complete optional side-quests and unlock weapons.
Rather than unlocking the map by scaling buildings and triggering Eagle Vision as in previous games, here you can scout an area by control of an eagle. You can also tame various predators which will serve as a companion for the player and assist them against enemies. Along with this, Naval combat, underwater exploration and tomb raiding return to the series. Origins adds arena combat where you fights waves of increasingly difficult combinations of enemies culminating in a boss fight.
Of note to families with younger children not old enough to play the game but keen to explore the settings, there is a Discovery Tour mode and stand alone version on PC for Odyssey, Origins and Valhalla that provides a violence-free setting. This enables players to explore the full map without the pressure of quests and combat. It also adds enhanced cinematic scenes to focus on the smaller details being discussed during a tour. There are also quizzes to see how much history players have taken in during their exploration.
Rated for younger players in Australia. Rated Mature Accompanied (MA 15+) for Strong Violence, Sex Scenes, Coarse Language.
Assassin's Creed Origins
|Xbox One||£54.99||–||Free |
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Xbox Game Pass
|Xbox Series X|S||–||–||Free |
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Assassin's Creed Origins: Deluxe Edition
Assassin's Creed Origins: Gold Edition
Assassin’s Creed Origins
- The Ambush at Sea missions
- Desert Cobra Pack
- The Hidden Ones
- The Curse Of the Pharaohs
- Deluxe Pack
- Horus Pack
- Roman Centurion Pack
- Helix Credits Large Pack
You can buy the game in different editions to gain access to more content:
- Assassin's Creed Origins Deluxe Edition - Includes Ambush at Sea mission, Desert Cobra pack with 1 outfit, 2 legendary weapons, 1 legendary shield and 1 mount. Also adds 3 Ability points.
- Assassin's Creed Origins Gold Edition - Includes Deluxe additions and the Season Pass, giving you access to all major expansions.
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