Infinity will be a joint production between Ubisoft Montreal and Ubisoft Quebec
Gaas is amazing. /s
“Assassin’s Creed Infinity’s Live Service Is Exactly What The Series Needs“ Paid for you by Ubisoft.
Between this and the Dead Space/Dragon Age "stories" that are trucking out, it is clear that the EA and Ubisoft are using paid promotions as a way to maintain visibility.
I don't even care anymore, haven't enjoyed an AC game since 4 anyways. It's not even AC anymore
Correct. It's better. I didn't enjoy the original style of AC. Now I do.
Yup... Bayek was a bad ass in Origins
Odyssey was it for me. That game was such a bore and chore mid-late game. And I imagine if I'd played Valhalla it would have presented the same issues. Not to mention they've removed the Assassin part out of the game. Had they continued more along the lines of Origin and the quality of I'd have kept my interest despite the changes to an RPG system. I certainly have zero interest in a live service. Not a single game to date has been able to provide enough content in a timely manner. Bungie has managed to garner a sizeable base but even their content is lacking in depth; imo. They've instead turned to artificial grinds and other methods to pad play time & to try keeping gamers logged in year round. But hey, Ubi sees how little effort and work can be put into a game making it extremely profitable to take a shot doing this.
I felt the same way about odyssey and origins but Valhalla is much better once you get passed the boring beginning parts. It’s still too large and the 10k collectibles are obnoxious but the AC parts are fun.
Wayyyy off. They added a lot of the OG AC elements back into Valhalla. Its a good blend of both styles, and with separate difficulty modifiers for combat, stealth, and exploration, you can really fine tune the game exactly to your liking. It is a much different game than Origins and Odyssey. You are missing out on a fantastic game by not giving it a chance. Its pretty bombass on ps5/series x. Stunningly gorgeous game all around.
Valhalla was toooooooo friggin long I was 45 hours in and I wasn’t even doing all the side missions and I was like man this is repetitive. I looked up how long it took someone to beat it and they said 85-90hours I turned the game off and never went back. I think I’ll pass on AC for a while. Give me a solid game with 20-30hours of gameplay.
I liked odyssey quite a lot even though it occasionally felt overwhelmingly huge and it was but at least I liked it. So I had high hopes for Valhalla and in the beginning I thought it was good but after 20 hours or so I felt like it did everything worse than odyssey like side quests were bad, going to burn monasteries and trying to find those last chests were boring. I mean how can you make burning churches boring. =D Basecamp building was barebones not really any customization. Well, like said everything felt worse and Valhalla sold better it's almost sad.
"Valhalla sold better" Expect more of it.
I agree. There is a lot of good in Valhalla but the meat of it could be boiled down easily and it would be much better for it. I thought they figured that out with immortals. Great story, pacing and there are collectibles but it’s not nearly as obnoxious. 20-30 hours and you 100% done. That’s the direction AC needs to go, more condensed and focused. Online is the complete 180. But remember they market to the youth and that’s what the youth plays. If you are 30 plus then nobody is making an ad for you. At that point you know what beer you like, etc and are unlikely to change.
I put 115 hours into Valhalla. I enjoyed it a lot, but the series does miss that AC Flavor that you felt from AC1 to AC3.
Well I can tell where Ubisoft's paycheck went. The second a game is announced as a "live service" I run for the hills, this will be nothing more than a milking cash grab.
Just threw up in my mouth
Dualshockers is a bad joke since a while.
more gaas.......hell no!
B effin S ! I won't be paying money for a live service nightmare from ubisoft, RIP AC.
Yes, exactly what the series needs, a proof that the series is done and should be retired.
How much did Ubisoft pay you for this?
It's already a live service game and it sucks because of it. Why add more suck to it?
to die? sure
Assassin’s Creed Infinity’s Live Service Is Exactly What The Series Needs..said by no real gamers ever.
Exactly what the series needs? So what you're saying is the series needs to die?
So you want the franchise to get worse. Gotcha.
I disagree, it sounds awful. Fallout MMO at least sounded good on paper before turning out shit lol. This doesn’t even sound good on paper.
The AC franchise definitely needs some changes as it has gotten a bit stale, but live service is not the way to go imo.
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I don't recall them saying anything about the game going the live service route...
What it needs is a .44 caliber in the back of its skull
No it isn't.
Seems like the next logical step for the series
"stealth of the original Assassin’s Creed." Played AC1 once in 2013 but I've beat 2 four times, once as recent as this year, old AC games honestly didn't have very good stealth. They had a few blending in features but it's stealth often felt like you were just positioning your character around a corner and even actively tried to remove the viability of rooftops. The stealth aspect of modern games are objectively just better and additive on what AC1 did. Edit: I guess they have played with removing insta kills with the hidden blade but it would have clashed with the game design and they've tried to make it work better with Valhalla. ps. AC is also a series that constantly does a lot to listen to fans requests while trying to evolve the games and I respect them not letting it get stale in that regard.
It needs to be buried is what it needs.
Name one time where a live service actually turned out as a positive. Its a micro-transaction nightmare dude. Screw Ubisoft man. Assassins creed has gone downhill, but damn.. don't do this.
What Assassin's Creed needs, IMO, is go back to it's roots. Less huge empty maps, remove RPG elements (at least enemy levels; that don't fit Assassin's Creed at all), less question marks, more interesting side quests. Also, great, hard puzzles, blend of modern and old times in one single story, interesting villians (like in first game, each villian had a story and explanation, why they did what they did), smaller cities with good verticality and better traversal mechanics, story like in 1 and 2. Maybe try to implement hiring assassins, like in Brotherhood, but greatly improve on that. And COMPLETELY remove microtransactions. But Ubisoft will never go for it. It seems like Live Service is a synonim for Early Access, but it costs extra (Early Access games usually cost less until they release 1.0 version) and people has an excuse that "game will improve over time". Or developers will abandon it. Just like early access. And Live Service has some weird excuse to implement stores and microtransactions BEFORE releasing the game and people accept it. That's what make the games less interesting, it clearly shows priorities. They don't want release interesting game, but they want to take as much money as possible from the players.
how much did ubisoft pay them for this article? and dont you lie
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