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A recent Assassin’s Creed Odyssey interview revealed that the game will be spared from the ever-expanding battle royale virus, but on the downside, Odyssey‘s romance options won’t be as flexible as some may have hoped.

In one of Game Informer‘s classic rapid-fire interviews, game director Scott Phillips was barraged with 107 questions in quick succession. Of the many questions, one that stood out regarded whether or not Odyssey would feature a battle royale mode, like seemingly every other game coming out this year. Fortunately for those of us already tired of this trend, Odyssey will have no such survival mode. Technically, Phillips simply said the studio hadn’t had any meetings about the mode, but in game development, that means it ain’t happening.

Not all of the interview’s information was good news, however. Phillips addressed a number of questions about the game’s romance options during the discussion, revealing that there are approximately a half dozen different romance partners in the game, and they can all be romanced simultaneously if the player so chooses. Tragically, this selection of partners does not include Socrates, so we will not get to feel that bushy and philosophical beard brushing lightly against our faces.

Other game details covered in the interview include the character’s boat being their home base, missions being level-gated, and the fact that both Homer and Odysseus will be absent from the game. There were a number of prying questions about a potential future setting of feudal Japan, and while Phillips sarcastically avoided all of them, a secret recently discovered in Assassin’s Creed III has already teased the setting.

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is slated to launch October 5th on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Source: Game Informer

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You can’t bang Socrates in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey so why even bother

Assassin's Creed Odyssey managed to avoid a battle royale mode, but what else it lacks is much more disheartening.

By Nick Plessas | 08/9/2018 11:00 AM PT

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A recent Assassin’s Creed Odyssey interview revealed that the game will be spared from the ever-expanding battle royale virus, but on the downside, Odyssey‘s romance options won’t be as flexible as some may have hoped.

In one of Game Informer‘s classic rapid-fire interviews, game director Scott Phillips was barraged with 107 questions in quick succession. Of the many questions, one that stood out regarded whether or not Odyssey would feature a battle royale mode, like seemingly every other game coming out this year. Fortunately for those of us already tired of this trend, Odyssey will have no such survival mode. Technically, Phillips simply said the studio hadn’t had any meetings about the mode, but in game development, that means it ain’t happening.

Not all of the interview’s information was good news, however. Phillips addressed a number of questions about the game’s romance options during the discussion, revealing that there are approximately a half dozen different romance partners in the game, and they can all be romanced simultaneously if the player so chooses. Tragically, this selection of partners does not include Socrates, so we will not get to feel that bushy and philosophical beard brushing lightly against our faces.

Other game details covered in the interview include the character’s boat being their home base, missions being level-gated, and the fact that both Homer and Odysseus will be absent from the game. There were a number of prying questions about a potential future setting of feudal Japan, and while Phillips sarcastically avoided all of them, a secret recently discovered in Assassin’s Creed III has already teased the setting.

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is slated to launch October 5th on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Source: Game Informer

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About Nick Plessas

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Nick didn’t start gaming until mid-2006. Once his parents finally allowed a console into the house, it was all uphill from there. Starting out with a PS2, he grew an affinity for Sony consoles and moved on to the PS3, and now the PS4. He keeps his gaming palette wide, but, gun to his head, he’d have to say shooters are his genre of choice. Find him on Twitter @idole808