Beyond Medusa’s Gate Is Ubisoft’s Next Assassin’s Creed VR Arcade Game

by Jamie Feltham • March 26th, 2019

Ubisoft is pressing on with its location-based VR business. The company today announced its second game for the initiative, which again ties into the world of Assassin’s Creed.

Beyond Medusa’s Gate will be arriving at locations across the US and Europe on May 7th. It’s again developed by Blue Byte, the studio that made last year’s excellent Escape the Lost Pyramid. Whereas that piece tied into Assassin’s Creed Origins, though, Beyond Medusa’s Gate is set in the world of last year’s Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. As the name suggests, that’s ancient Greece.

The game can be played with either two or four players. Teams will have up to 60 minutes to work their way out of a coastal cave. It houses the ship of the Argonauts. As with Escape the Lost Pyramid, you’ll need to work together to solve puzzles in order to get out alive. Don’t expect any combat, but you’ll at least get a taste of the world of Assassin’s Creed inside VR. We don’t have any other images to go on right now other than the one above.

We really liked Escape the Lost Pyramid when we tried it out last year. While it might not be the full Assassin’s Creed VR experience fans want, it shows VR at its collaborative best.

Elsewhere, Ubisoft’s Space Junkies is now in VR arcades across the globe too, though it launches today on home VR headsets. We’re hoping to see some of the company’s other famous brands like Far Cry and Rainbow Six make their way into the location-based realm too.

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