The media advances have allowed different positions to come close to certain issues and people from different parts of the world to find points of agreement or disagreement over situations considered controversial. In the last few hours, this was what Ubisoft experienced after launching it Shadow Heritage, the second chapter of the DLC Assassin's Creed: Odyssey and today the company has apologized to the players.
Since the subject can lead us into the spoiler field, we will try to explain in broad movements what is involved without falling into the specificity that ruins the experience. Having said that, I told you that the controversy started after the fans started to venture Shadow Heritage and finds that their narrative line ends with heterosexual unions, trying to address a hereditary line of assassins that has been perpetuated over time. Well, if you played the base title of Assassin's Creed: Odyssey You will know that you can shape your character according to your taste and your romance system allows you to interact freely, although it is not really so deep or causes relevant situations in the game. Obviously, those users who chose to establish homosexual romances were surprised when DLC's history led them to establish a heterosexual relationship and the criticisms were immediate.
After a barrage of criticism and complaints, Ubisoft took action in this regard and apologized by a statement posted on Reddit, which highlights: "Observing the players' response to our new DLC for Legacy of the first blade. Shadow Heritage, we apologize to players disappointed with the relationship your character plays. The intent of this story was to explain how your character's blood line has a lasting life and impact on the inheritance of the assassins, but in search of their answers, it is clear that we have failed. "
Finally, Ubisoft promised to consider the players' response to the future of DLC by Assassin's Creed: Odyssey and have ensured that they will respect the configuration of the user-created character.
Assassin's Creed: Odyssey It is available on PS4, Xbox One and PC. In this link you will find all the information regarding the most recent installment of the series.
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