Last year, Ubisoft announced that a special Assassin’s Creed Origins tour mode would be released at some point after the game, allowing players to explore the entirety of Ptolemaic Egypt on their own without having to worry about story quests or getting into fights. Now, Ubisoft has announced a release date.
The tour mode will be coming out on February 20, meaning that we don’t have much longer to wait. The update will also be free on the Xbox One, Playstation 4, and PC for anyone who currently owns the game. After it comes out PC players who buy the game will also have the option to buy it for 20 bucks.
The Assassin’s Creed Origins tour mode will allow players to explore various aspects of Egyptian life during that period, such as learning about mummification, the way that the pyramids were built, and more. Combat and quests are also turned off, so you can focus completely on the tour.
The mode will also have a Guided Tour option, meaning that you’ll be led from destination to destination on a tour of the entire map.
While previous Assassin’s Creed games had had a codex that players could use at any time to look up various landmarks, historical characters, and more, this is the first time that an Assassin’s Creed game has had something like this that allowed players to thoroughly explore the time period without having to worry about starting a fight with guards or other enemies.
Since Ubisoft has always prided itself with geographic accuracy in Assassin’s Creed games (even at the start, the cities of Jerusalem, Damascus, and Acre were all accurate, taken from maps of the cities from that period), you can bet that everywhere you go in the Assassin’s Creed Origins tour mode is accurate to the period.
Once again, the Assassin’s Creed tour mode will be available for free for Xbox One, Playstation 4, and PC owners that already own the game on February 20.