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Assassin’s Creed doubles launch sales as Ubisoft posts gains

Ubisoft has seen sales climb 65.7 per cent year-on-year thanks to a string of successful launches across various platforms. Assassin’s Creed Origins is off to a strong start, selling twice as many units as its 2015 predecessor Syndicate did in its first 10 days. Company-wide digital sales were up 69.1 …

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Assassin’s Creed beats Mario Odyssey to claim No.1

Ubisoft Assassin’s Creed Origins has prevailed in the battle with Super Mario Odyssey to claim No.1 in this week’s UK charts. Origins’ week one sales are about level with 2015’s AC Syndicate, although revenues are higher thanks to the addition of some higher-price SKUs. Mario Odyssey comfortably beats the week …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Assassin’s Creed Origins merchandise

After a healthy break last year to ‘re-examine’ the Assassin’s Creed franchise, Ubisoft is back with a new entry, developed by the team behind 2013’s critically-acclaimed Black Flag. Origins, which is hitting shelves tomorrow (October 27th), was confirmed at E3 after its setting leaked all the way back in January 2016.  …

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Nielsen: Call of Duty WWII and Assassin’s Creed Origins most anticipated games for Holiday 2017

Data firm Nielsen has published its usual rankings of the most anticipated games for the upcoming holiday season (from October to December 2017). Nielsen measures anticipation based on awareness, purchase interest and consumer rating, among other key metrics. This gives a percent value (called Game Rank) reflecting “how strong the …

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Microsoft announces two Xbox One S Assassin’s Creed Origins bundles

After the Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle, Microsoft has now announced two new bundles to boost sales of its Xbox One S. These new bundles will release alongside Assassin’s Creed Origins on October 27th, Microsoft announced on Xbox Wire. The 500GB version will include a download code for Ubisoft’s upcoming title, …

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Ubisoft announces Assassin’s Creed Origins partnership with Monster Energy

Ubisoft has announced a new partnership between its upcoming Assassin’s Creed Origins title and Monster Energy. Not only will more 500m Monster Energy drinks receive custom Assassin’s Creed Origins character designs, including protagonist Bayek, but the deal will also allow fans to access special in-game items and prizes. Starting on …

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Assassin’s Creed Origins: Him-and-her detective fun in Egypt

After a much-deserved break, Ubisoft is back this year with arguably its biggest franchise – yes, Far Cry is also huge but as it’s yet to have its own movie, I reckon Creed pips it. Assassin’s Creed Origins takes the series to its earliest setting yet, and while we’re still …

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There’s a $799 edition of Assassin’s Creed Origins

Freshly revealed historical stab-em-up Assassin’s Creed Origins comes in many flavours – one of which will set you back a thumping $799. Limited to only 999 units, the SKU includes a 28-inch resin statue of star Bayek, along with a certificate of authenticity, a resin replica eagle amulet and four …

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