On Monday, the Notre-Dame suffered under a great fire that could not be stopped. The historical monument burned down, and everything inside of it. Everyone from around the world has witnessed the devastation. In fact, Ubisoft has decided that because of the current events, they will be donating €500,000 to help with the restoration and reconstruction.
That’s right, Ubisoft announced on their website that they are supporting Notre Dame with a big donation and that’s not all. According to Ubisoft’s statement, “In addition, we want to give everyone the chance to experience the majesty and beauty of Notre-Dame the best way we know how. For one week, we will be giving Assassin’s Creed Unity away free on PC, for anyone wants to enjoy it.”
In solidarity with everyone moved by Monday's events we’re donating to the restoration of Notre-Dame & giving you the chance to play @AssassinsCreed Unity on Uplay for free.
— Ubisoft (@Ubisoft) April 17, 2019
Assassin’s Creed Unity takes place in 1789 Paris, where the Notre Dame is a prominent monument. Ubisoft says, “When we created Assassin’s Creed Unity, we developed an even closer connection with this incredible city and its landmarks – one of the most notable elements for the game was the extraordinary recreation of Notre-Dame.”
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For one week, Assassin’s Creed Unity is available for download via Uplay or through the Ubisoft store. It took 14 months to recreate the interior and exterior of Notre-Dame in Assassin’s Creed Unity. If players want to see Ubisoft’s work at recreating the cathedral for the game, they can check it out in-game by either admiring the craftsmanship from afar or just start climbing around.
Even though the toughest times, it’s nice to see a gaming giant show so much support after such a tragic event. While Assassin’s Creed Unity is a pleasant gift for players around the world, the €500,000 donation is definitely enough to motivate everyone to help Notre-Dame.
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