Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
September 16, 2019
arrowPress Releases







If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


 Assassin's Creed  for Switch adopts pay-as-you-play pricing in Japan

Assassin's Creed for Switch adopts pay-as-you-play pricing in Japan

September 14, 2018 | By Emma Kidwell

September 14, 2018 | By Emma Kidwell
Comments
    Post A Comment
More: Console/PC, Production



Assassin's Creed Odyssey is coming to the Switch in Japan as a "Cloud Edition", although there's no word yet if the game will be released in a similar format globally. 

Announced during yesterday's Nintendo Direct, Assassin's Creed Odyssey will launch on the Switch October 5, granting players two years worth of access for ¥8400 (~$75). Players may also choose to pay a daily rate of ¥730 (~$6.50).

This isn't the first time a game has been published through cloud streaming, as Capcom brought Resident Evil 7: Biohazard to the Switch earlier this year using a similar model.

For Resident Evil, players need to download a 45MB base game application before streaming the rest of the title from the cloud, and it can be assumed that Assassin's Creed Odyssey will follow suit.



Related Jobs

Sucker Punch Productions
Sucker Punch Productions — Bellevue, Washington, United States
[09.12.19]

Producer
Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Square Enix Co., Ltd. — Tokyo, Japan
[09.10.19]

Experienced Game Developer
ACTIVISION
ACTIVISION — Santa Monica, California, United States
[09.10.19]

Producer, Activision
Astragon Entertainment
Astragon Entertainment — Dueseldorf, Germany
[09.10.19]

Game Producer (f/m/d)









Loading Comments

loader image