The plot thickens. happy gaming! I enjoyed how huge it was, but man did it take some time to explore. I kinda get what you mean, but I feel fully immersed in each location. KnightFall500 has just posted to . Size and question marks over quality writing and meaningful content. @thefirst Nah, it'll just be London as usual , A dragon dlc would be epic please ubisoft. To the point where I only ride a horse if I take it from someone else. Maybe, but it's only a truth for you. Jeez. Assassin's Creed Odyssey has a huge world map but how exactly does it compare to Origins, which was also massive in size? @TheArt Totally agree with you, the main problem with Ubisoft and open-world games in general is how hard it is to identify where you are because it all feels too similar sometimes. Well I have 3 kids a wife and a full time job and no one forces me to finish the game within a week, you can also play 1 hour every few days and finish the game in one year. It took me 170+ hours to get every question mark and every mission (not including the randomly generated ones) and i dont regret spending that time on it. when AC I was released I was in junior high, and had 100s of hours of free time where I could afford to just run around, explore the land, and kill people for the fun of it. It’s an unfortunate truth but a truth nonetheless. If you’re creating a map with both Norway and England then most of it is going to be the North Sea. The map of Damascus in the first Assassin’s Creed was 0.13km². I just can't tell where I'm at in AC Odyssey! Some of us enjoy taking our time and exploring the world. There are lots of indie games out there, some of which can be completed in a week or even less. Press J to jump to the feed. The world map for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey was measured using the scale 256km^2. A scaling down of the world map for me would increase immersion and could potentially up the quality of the world and game overall. I hit 100 hours in Odyessy yesterday. [source youtube.com, via reddit.com, gamesradar.com]. Although I disagree with you, your observations have been similar to mine. I love it. Its how a game dies. PS5 Digital Edition vs Standard PS5: What's the Difference? So with Valhalla having a bigger map? Updated with a statement we received from Ubisoft. Have your say in the comments section below. Take Cyberpunk 2077 for example, we can tell it wouldn't be as huge open world vs The Witcher III but it's far more denser with more NPCs doing their own thing which makes the world so alive. Hope Valhalla is more like syndicate in that regard. What are your guys’ thoughts on this? It doesn't help much. That map of England will come in real handy if they ever need to rebuild it. @thefirst Dragons existing at the same time as Vikings? That’s half of my new PS5 SSD gone on day 1! I love odyssey and its world but because of the size of the map its hard to fully appreciate everything. For news, discussion and more about Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed franchise. Not that i need any more games. Mountains are slightly annoying but you can make it from coast to coast in mere minutes and realistically much faster if we didn't have that handicapped trot speed near towns and such. The interview has been translated to English over on the game's subreddit. The developer is understandably forced to use cookie cutter camps and locations and place them repeatedly across the map. Multiple Quests Accepted. Then i have jedi fallen order and HZD to play. Our aim with Valhalla is to build on that by creating a more approachable story, while adding more depth, and new features and activities to the open world that we believe will keep players engaged for a long time.". I played that game for hundreds of hours just running around killing people and enjoying the game. In 20 years, they're gonna make one with the approximate surface area of the actual earth. I understand that time is an issue for many people, plus with so many attractive titles out there it can get a tad overwhelming but I'd never ask a developer to compromise on their vision. A little back story on me: I bought AC I the first day it came out. Not to mention resi 2 and 3. Its wonderful. From what we've seen that looked more diverse than all AC games combined. I wanted to see what everyone’s thoughts are on the map size of Odyssey... and Origins for that matter. Maybe it wasn't accurate after all? HZD was perfect size for me, each area felt unique, had unique enemies in a lot of cases and came with a different flavour of story missions. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will launch on the 10th of November on all the platforms. You're confusing AC Valhalla with the fictional How to Train Your Dragon series . That just means it's not the right game for you right now. I wouldn't mind a smaller map if it means better story and less milling about. it's easy to tell I'm in Valentine, Rhodes, St. Denis or the Bayou in RDRII. I left Odyssey feeling like I got a lot for my money. To me I want a full open world rather than an empty one. If youre really bothered, dont buy the game, show them that this isnt the way. Since then, the map in each successive game has been bigger than the one before. I love how big the world is. ... Take away the water and the map size is about the same. Just my opinion. I can’t help but feel the map is almost too large. It's easy to tell I'm in Whiterun, Windhelm, Solitude or Riften in Skyrim. If you don't have the time, that's fine. Here's the statement we had back from the publisher: "Odyssey has fantastic momentum. I don’t know, I feel like I’m listing off the leaser of evils now. You could show me screenshots of all the different islands in that game and I don't think I could tell you which one is which. I’m 100 hours into Odyssey and I think the amount of detail and thought put into the world really immerses you into the game. Ok I'm confused.So it's either a smaller game in the series or a larger game.Someone's lying.Maybe the Map is bigger but you can't go everywhere and the story is just 10 hours long.I wonder if my house is in it. AC Odyssey's map is 90 square miles. A French language interview between YouTuber Julien Chièze and Ubisoft Montréal producer Julien Laferrière has provided info on the scope of the new game. It feels like if the map was a little smaller things might be more unique. Hopefully its atleast twice as big,one can only hope. Especially in Odyssey there are so many islands with amazing views and great architecture that I snap a few pics of in photo mode and never visit again. The scale down allowed Ubi to make those details. Part of that was learning the landscape over the course of the game and being able to outsmart your enemies with climbs and hiding spots. @JesWood13 they said you don't need to do all extra stuff. It is very large and very empty. at least I've got stuff to occupy my time, I'm almost done with uncharted 3 then I can delete the collection from my console! @TheArt so true. It doesn't mean there's anything wrong with the game itself. Add in fast travel and a boat that is a mobile fast travel location and the world feels even smaller. Would you prefer Ubisoft scale things down for the upcoming sequel? Perfect news for me. Couldn’t agree more. All that being said, I'm not complaining. Can't they just make it smaller but denser?