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Assassin's Creed Origins is getting a 'cheat mode' in official patch

Published: 16:56, 04 April 2018
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Assassin's Creed Origins

Assassin's Creed Origins happens in a computer, so why shouldn't players be able to 'hack' the system and give themselves extreme capabilities? Ubisoft is adding a patch which will enable players to do just that with over 75 supposed hacks.

Looking back to the golden age of gaming when players could alter their abilities by just entering a few cheat codes, Ubisoft is giving PC players a patch later this month which will enable them to change much in terms of gameplay. If players want to fly, have unlimited arrows or currency, they can just adjust the slider in the Animus Control Panel.

Ubisoft Animus Control Panel in Uplay Assassin's Creed Origins - Animus Control Panel in Uplay

Sad news for console players as the patch will only be coming to PC due to it's reliance on the Uplay client. It is essentially a dev tool of sorts with which players will be able to change their character, alter the way the NPCs talk to them, make them and their horses fly or be immune to damage.

Players can also make the game harder by lowering their health or increasing the damage of their enemies, or disabling some crucial abilities which make the game easier. The world is the players' oyster in this case.

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The update will contain the so-called Animus Control Panel, which is essentially the tool which will be used in the game to change the settings and stats. It will add 75 slider options, and each of those will change one aspect of the game. Ranging from health to combat to even exploration and currency, the power will be in the hands of the player.

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Assassin's Creed Origins is being littered with as per usual, however. Some fans are justifying the added content because they claim it brings many more hours of playtime, while others are sceptical of Ubisoft's actions. 

The game was praised by many as the finest in the series. The changed combat style, the exploration and world design as well as the character progression and equipment systems were praised. However, the game has strayed much from the path of blurring the line between fact and fiction and is stepping more into the fictitious realm.


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