Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey

Video games are loved by all and played by many in today’s age. Video games are one of the most popular pastime activities among people. Playing video games is said to have a lot of positive effects on the human brain as well. With so many genres of games available, you can play many games from different genres of your choice. Video games can also give you a lot of information on various topics. Developers of video games are more conscious nowadays on the impact their games have on people, which is why they are mindful of the topics shown in the games. 

Games of the historical theme are also very popular among gamers. One such game is Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. It is one of the major installments in the Assassin’s Creed game series and was launched in 2018. It was developed by Ubisoft Quebec and published by Ubisoft. The game can be played on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Microsoft Windows and is available on Nintendo Switch only in Japan. The game can be played in single-player mode only. It belongs to the action role-playing genre of games. The game is set in Ancient Greece, in the years 431 to 422 BCE. 

The plot of the game depicts the mythological story of the Peloponnesian War, a war fought between the Delian League of Athens and the Peloponnesian League of Sparta. The player fights for both sides in an attempt to reunite their family. The player controls a male or a female mercenary and gets to pick a sibling, Alexios, or Kassandra, based on their main character. The main focus of this game is on the role-playing element, wherein the player gets dialogue options, different quests, and multiple endings. It is a whole experience of a Greek mercenary who is a descendant of a Spartan King, who is trying to reunite the family that is at war with each other.

Characters of Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey.

In the game, the player inherits a broken spear which is turned into a knife which provides the player combat abilities to fight the war. The player can also unlock new skills on the skill tree. There are three skill trees, each having different skills. The ‘hunter’ skill tree provides ranged attack skills using a bow and arrow. The ‘warrior’ skill tree gives the players weapon-based combat skills like using swords. The ‘assassin’ skill tree focuses on stealth and silent takedowns. The plates can climb up the skill tree to upgrade and unlock new skills that will help him in completing missions. 

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey features naval combat as well, wherein the player has access to warships allowing him or her to explore the Aegean Sea. Since it is a choice based game, players can also develop romantic situations, irrespective of gender. This feature of the game respects the player’s roleplay styles and desires. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is a game that will keep you hooked and feeling like a warrior with a purpose while playing the game.