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Assassin’s Creed Mirage: Ubisoft Says It Won’t Have Gambling or Lootboxes After Rating Confusion

Ubisoft has clarified that the 18+ only adult rating presented prior to the release of Assassin’s Creed Mirage was incorrect. This game does not include gambling or loot boxes implied by ratings.

In a statement to IGN, a Ubisoft spokesperson said the game has not yet been rated and that any references to an 18+ adult rating are clearly marked by intense violence, blood and gore, and sexual themes. , partial nudity, and real gambling – was a mistake.

A Ubisoft spokesperson said, “Following the announcement of Assassin’s Creed Mirage at Ubisoft Forward, some store pages were incorrectly showing pre-order games with an adult ESRB rating.

“Assassin’s Creed Mirage is still pending ratings, but Ubisoft wants to reassure players that there is no real gambling or lootboxes in the game.”

This rating appeared ahead of last week’s Ubisoft Forward event and the announcement of Mirage in the Xbox Store Ratings, so many fans of the series specifically considered the “real gambling” element and the real money game or its possibilities. It raised concerns about how sexuality could be displayed. Inclusion of loot boxes.

Especially given Ubisoft’s other recent announcements that it plans to introduce a near-live service-esque hub system to the game called Assassin’s Creed Infinity, this is a loot offering randomized rewards. It is often associated with product boxes.

Exact details have yet to be announced, but Ubisoft told IGN that Infinity is instead designed to be the player’s own Animus leading to various titles.

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Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelancer. He talks about witchers all day long.

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