When Assassin’s Creed Origins first released, it did a great job of capturing the essence of Egypt, but if you ask most people what they think of when they think of the country, mummy’s, gods and curses are likely at the top of the list, alongside pyramids of course and now with the Curse of the Pharaohs DLC, we finally get a chance to delve into the myths of Ancient Egypt.
The story starts off with Aya telling Bayek, about Thebes and how people are being terrorised by a curse, the old gods are coming back to life, hunting down the people in the streets and killing them. As soon as Bayek arrives, a shadow appears and starts to kill; Upon defeating it, Bayek begins to learn just what is going on and seeks to stop it. While the people believe it to be a curse, Bayek believes it to be an artefact, like the one he took from Flavius and he begins to hunt it down. A few people in Thebes seek to mislead him, with false promises, but a few of the citizens are honestly willing to help out, in order to see the curse lifted and the people saved. The new characters are interesting, at least some of them and there are a few more that could be considered better than the main quest ones.