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The wild story behind why the first Assassin’s Creed has side missions

The first Assassin’s Creed game only had side missions because “the CEO’s kid played it”.

That’s the start of the wild story behind the addition of side missions to the 2007 game, as told by then Ubisoft fight system AI lead Charles Randall in a fascinating Twitter thread.

The first Assassin’s Creed contains a number of flag collecting missions, as well as Templar assassinations. These “additional memories” do not advance the plot.

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