Review: Discovery Tour by Ubisoft: Ancient Greece

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Discovery Tour by Ubisoft: Ancient Greece is an educational game that allows you to explore ancient Greece as in an ordinary 3D game. There is no fight, no assassination to perform. Just guided tours of Greek cities during antiquity. If you have Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Discovery Tour is included as a game mode. If you only want to buy Discovery Tour, it is only available individually on PC, on the Ubisoft Connect platform.

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Release date: 10 September 2019

Developed by: UbiSoft Montreal
Published by: UbiSoft
Available on:
Playstation 4, Xbox One, Ubisoft Connect PC, Google Stadia
Compatible on Xbox Series and Playstation 5

Type of game: 3D virtual tour in third person view.

Topics: Ancient Greece

Business model: Need to buy the game once.

Number of players:
1 player

Available in physical format (Blu-Ray disc), or digital (download)
Age3+ 7+ 12+16+18+Comments
New players Requires knowing how to move around in a 3D environment by constantly moving the camera.
Intermediate players
Experienced players

None, we’re just directing his character in Athens.

Violence, fear, nudity?
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Violence is described through still images, a voice and above all text. It’s like a museum.

Level of language used
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There are segments that necessarily contain historical and mythological facts, with the violence that goes with it. The beheadings, assassinations are therefore described by text. Other segments describe sexuality without showing anything. And alcohol is also mentioned as wine and its presence in Greek culture.

Positive message
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A great tool to learn and discover ancient Greece in a concrete way.

Minimum reading level required
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Asked to read for a few years.

Additional costs ?
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Minimum level of execution on the controller required
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Needs to manipulate a camera constantly to be able to follow the character.


Discovery Tour by Ubisoft: Ancient Greece is a very good educational game, allowing to show concretely how life was going in ancient Greece. Many historians, educators and teachers use this game as an educational tool.

The work done by Ubisoft on this game is just amazing. For an educational game, the achievement is also remarkable. They reused all their work on the main game (Assassin’s Creed Odyssey) to make it an excellent educational tool.

Warning though: Discovery Tour by Ubisoft: Ancient Greece is recommended from 10 years old, but the main game, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, is recommended for adults only.

In case a child plays the game, it is recommended to buy only Discovery Tour by Ubisoft: Ancient Greece on PC.

More information about the game: Official game page


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