The Assassin’s Creed Discovery Tour has seen greater than 2.three million gamers free run, discover, and be taught within the DLC for Ubisoft’s massively in style collection. In a chat by Maxime Durand the Content Director and Historian on Assassin’s Creed and Discovery Tour, it was revealed that at one level the Discovery Tour’s player rely exceeded every other Origins DLC stats.
Durand, speaking to the viewers on the Ubisoft: Keys to Learn occasion went on to clarify 2.three million was a conservative estimate, due to the lecturers and faculties utilizing this expertise to focus on historical past courses. Just in Montreal, 1,300 college students performed the Discovery Tour final yr.
All in all, the success of the historic Assassins Creed spin of has been ‘far far past’ the expectations of the Ubisoft staff. Durand mentions that Ubisoft’s mission is to counterpoint the lives of gamers, somewhat than making a type of leisure. The Discovery Tour is simply a part of their ‘making historical past everybody’s playground’ ethos, and followers have cherished the thought ever since.
The Assassin’s Creed video games have all the time been a highlight on sure historic durations. Starting off in 1100s Jerusalem, and visiting locations like 1776 Paris, 1868 London, and the Egypt of 49BC, the sheer quantity of analysis and historic data in these video games makes it an ideal useful resource for college students.
Part of the explanation the Tour was created was as a result of violent nature of the video games. Teachers have been discovering it troublesome to deliver Assassin’s Creed titles into school rooms, as a result of because the identify may counsel, quite a lot of assassination goes on. The Discover Tour nonetheless is accessible to nearly everybody and has now appeared in museums as an interactive studying medium.
From the huge success of the Discovery Tour thus far, it’s seemingly the following Assassin’s Creed title will get the same therapy, nonetheless we’re but to listen to something about the place the Ubisoft staff will teleport us to subsequent.