Ubisoft has announced it will sell 200 special editions (in North America) of Assassin’s Creed Origins, but the package won’t come with a real life hawk, so like, what’s even the point. For those still interested, the package includes Assassin’s Creed Origins Gold Edition, the season pass, a “Digital Deluxe Pack,” an additional mission, a 28.7-inch statue, a hand-drawn artistic representation of the game’s map, a collector’s case, a replica amulet, a steelbook, an artbook, four lithographs, and the soundtrack. But again, no real life hawk.
Who spends $800 on an Assassin’s Creed special edition, if it doesn’t give them an actual hawk that will be your new best friend and closest confidant, running errands and reconnaissance, just like the fake hawk in the video game. My guess is people who love statues. Featuring protagonist Batek and his hawk Senu, the figurine is extremely detailed. You could even trick a very young child that the tiny hawk is real. But it isn’t.
The special edition will only be available on Ubisoft’s UPlay store.