Discovery Tour mode will launch next week as free DLC, allowing players to put combat to one side and learn about Ancient Greek history in detail.The educational mode offers guided tours in five flavours: philosophy, famous cities, daily life, war, and myths. However, you can also choose to simply roam the open world and learn things for yourself across 29 regions.
Characters from the game’s main story make an appearance, including Aspasia, Barnabas, and Herodotos. Each tour requires careful attention though, because Odyssey quizzes players on what they’ve learned through dialogue interactions.
The concept of Discovery Mode was first introduced in Assassin’s Creed Origins as an education tool to explore Bayek’s world in detail. Ubisoft’s development team work closely with historical experts and researchers to make the main game world as accurate as possible, and Discovery Mode is the sum of their work. Following launch, teachers even began using the DLC in classrooms to immerse students in Ancient Egypt.
While the mode is free to anyone who already owns Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, it’s also available as a standalone product on Uplay and will launch 10 September. Meanwhile, Assassin’s Creed: Rebel Collection will soon be coming to Nintendo Switch and encompasses Black Flag and Rogue.
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