Ubisoft's First Week Success with Assassin’s Creed Mirage

Aiden Bailey


Ubisoft's First Week Success with Assassin’s Creed Mirage

Ubisoft’s latest release, Assassin’s Creed Mirage, has already created a buzz within the gaming community. Despite the game not creating a monumental shift in the industry, it has certainly caught the attention of the Assassin's Creed fraternity. The game is a nostalgic return to the series' roots, with a more compact map reminiscent of the pre-Origins titles and its completion time of around fifteen hours, a welcome feature for the players.

Ubisoft recently took to various social media platforms to share some intriguing statistics about the game's performance in its maiden week. Although the exact number of players wasn't disclosed, Ubisoft implied that the figures were in line with those of Origins and Odyssey. If we were to consider that Origins reportedly sold about 1.5 million copies in its first week, we might conclude that Mirage could have achieved a similar feat.

Instead of sharing specific player numbers, Ubisoft chose to provide a few fun and interesting statistics about the game. According to their data, players have spent a total of 479 years scaling the rooftops of Baghdad using parkour. Furthermore, there have been 60 million Leaps of Faith, a fan-favourite move in the game. And for those who enjoy the softer side of the game, there have been 1.2 million instances of players petting street cats.

However, it's challenging to correlate these numbers with actual gameplay. For instance, it's feasible for a player to perform a Leap of Faith multiple times in a single playthrough, but the likelihood of petting a cat might not be as high. Despite this, it's exciting to see Ubisoft sharing these playful insights directly from the game.

To wrap up the first-week achievements, Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed Mirage has been their most successful new-gen launch in terms of unit sales. It's an impressive feat, indeed, showing that the game has resonated well with the modern gaming community. All in all, it seems like Assassin’s Creed Mirage is off to an excellent start, and it will be exciting to see how it continues to perform in the coming weeks and months.