Assassin’s Creed Odyssey just lately launched a Story Creator mode, permitting gamers to construct their very own customized missions. Ubisoft has seen a glut of missions meant to simply enhance XP, and has introduced adjustments to the mode to forestall farming. The studio mentioned in an replace that it’s doing this to take care of the integrity of the artistic mode, in addition to to maintain the XP farming missions from crowding out different neighborhood tales which are utilizing the mode as meant.
“Story Creator Mode was designed to be a tool for players to let their creativity and imagination run free as they build their very own Stories to share with others, using a modified version of the tools our own designers used to develop the quests in the game,” the update states. “These exploits risk jeopardizing the overall quality, integrity, and purpose of Story Creator Mode and results in less visibility for the creative, interesting and frankly fantastic community stories that have been published.”
The put up particulars a number of steps it will likely be implementing going ahead to scale back the cases of those XP farming quests. Those embrace filtering XP farming quests from its computerized suggestion system, hiding any tales which are reported for exploits, sanctioning those that misuse the software, and updating the phrases of use to replicate these adjustments. It additionally says it will likely be implementing “further solutions” sooner or later with different title updates.
While a few of these adjustments do clearly join with enhancing visibility for non-farming quests, banning the quests altogether is not essentially wanted for that aim. It’s value noting that Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s steep expertise ramp was one frequent level of criticism amongst evaluations, together with in our personal. The in-game store additionally gives a everlasting XP enhance merchandise as a real-money buy.
“When looking at Odyssey in the bigger picture, it can often feel like too much game for its own good,” Alessandro Fillari wrote. “There are numerous moments where the loop of exploring, completing missions, and traveling can slow the pace significantly. This is exacerbated by the expansive map, which can sometimes feel excessively big and a chore to travel through. … Several times throughout my journey, progression was somewhat exhausting, which made some of the more impactful and exciting moments in the story feel like a drag.”
For extra content material authored by Ubisoft itself, the ultimate installment within the Fate of Atlantis episodic DLC trilogy is approaching July 16. That is the final piece of deliberate DLC that we all know of for the sport, which launched in 2018.