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Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Celebrates 1 Million Copies Sold

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Celebrates 1 Million Copies Sold
Panache Digital Games and Private Division are delighted to announce that Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey has now sold more than 1 million copies. The third-person open-world survival game, which initially launched in August 2019, is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC via Epic Games Store, Steam, and GoG. Panache Digital Games greatly appreciates the love and support from the Ancestors community, and has created a video to mark the occasion that highlights the joy, excitement, and suspense that players around the world have had while exploring Neogene Africa. Patrice Désilets, co-founder and creative director at Panache Digital Games, also expresses his appreciation: “We set out to create something special with Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, and it means so much that over one million players have joined us along the way to create their experience. This is a huge achievement for our small team, and we would like to thank everyone ...

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Now Available On Steam

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Now Available On Steam
Private Division and Panache Digital Games today launched Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey on Steam following its successful 2019 launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and the Epic Game Store. This unique third-person open world survival game is the debut title from independent studio Panache Digital Games, co-founded in 2014 by Patrice Désilets. Since its original release, the game has received multiple accolades and award nominations including “Best Foreign Independent Game” from Pégases, the “Pixel d’Or for Originality and Innovation” from JeuxVideo.com as well as “Innovation in Games” from Ludicious Awards. In June 2020 Ancestors was awarded with a “NUMIX Award” in the “Large Scale Game Category” by the Quebec Digital Industry. In Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey players embark on the most incredible odyssey known to humankind, the human evolution, and relive the early stages of life millions of years ago, battling a harsh and brutal world to ensure the future of ...

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Launches December 6 on Xbox One and PS4

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Launches December 6 on Xbox One and PS4
Panache Digital Games and Private Division have announced that Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, the third-person survival game from Creative Director Patrice Désilets, will be released on December 6 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey retails for $67.95 and can be pre-ordered on the PlayStation Store and the Microsoft Store now. For more information about the game and pre-ordering Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, head here: https://www.privatedivision.com/2019/10/29/ancestors-the-humankind-odyssey-launches-december-6th-on-xbox-one-and-ps4-pre-order-now/

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey – New Experiences Video

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey – New Experiences Video
Panache Digital Games and Private Division have revealed the latest episode in the “Experiences” video series, which features Creative Director Patrice Désilets discussing Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey’s unique concepts with experts outside of gaming. In the fourth episode of the series, Patrice speaks with renowned explorer Dr. Mireya Mayor to discuss the challenge of surviving the wilderness and overcoming the fear of exploring the unknown. Another video in the series previously released featured Patrice Désilets and 2018 short track speed skating World Champion Charles Hamelin in which they discussed the keys to survival, both in competitive sports and gaming. To watch this video and others in the “Experiences” series, please visit the game’s official YouTube channel here. Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is now available on PC via the Epic Games store and will be available digitally on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in December 2019.

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Now Available on PC

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Now Available on PC
Private Division and Panache Digital Games today launched Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey for PC on the Epic Game Store. Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, is the debut title from Panache Digital Games, the independent development studio co-founded in 2014 by Patrice Désilets, the original creative director behind Assassin’s Creed. In the game, players relive the early stages of human evolution millions of years ago, battling a harsh and brutal world to ensure the future of their lineage. Players begin ten million years ago as an early hominid, our first known ancestor, swinging through the trees of a lush jungle full of dangerous predators like giant pythons, sabre-tooth tigers, deadly alligators, as well as other beasts, and will need to master both their character in addition to their surroundings. Through carefully analysing and discovering the environment, players will help ensure the survival of their clan by expanding the capabilities of their hominid. ...

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey – 101 Trailer Episode 3: Evolve

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey – 101 Trailer Episode 3: Evolve
Panache Digital Games and Private Division have revealed the final episode of their three part 101 video series, featuring Patrice Désilets explaining the evolution mechanics and discussing how a player’s curiosity and ingenuity will be rewarded within Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey. Panache also recently released a new episode from the “Experiences” series, which feature Patrice Désilets exploring Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey’s unique concepts with various experts outside of gaming. In the second episode, Patrice Désilets meets Canadian rock climber and 2020 Olympics hopeful Alannah Yi, to discuss how we still use many of the same motor skills and instincts as our ancestors to overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges. We will have additional videos in the Experiences series releasing every three weeks.

New Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Experiences Video

New Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Experiences Video
Panache Digital Games and Private Division have revealed the second episode of the video series entitled “Experiences”, where Creative Director Patrice Désilets explores Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey’s unique concepts with various experts outside of gaming. Each video in the series features a noted specialist, from fields including anthropology, palaeontology and wilderness survival. As these scientists, athletes, and creative minds share their own journeys, they discover how similar emotions and experiences are created within the game. In the second episode – The Climber – Patrice Désilets joins Canadian rock climber and 2020 Olympics hopeful Alannah Yip during one of her training sessions to see how we still use many of the same motor skills and instincts as our ancestors to overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges. Together, they discuss how both our hominid ancestors and modern-day humans push themselves to their physical limits in order to continually adapt and grow stronger. Upon visiting Panache’s studio, ...

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey to Launch for PC On August 27, 2019 And Consoles in December 2019

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey to Launch for PC On August 27, 2019 And Consoles in December 2019
Private Division and Panache Digital Games have announced that Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey will launch for PC* via the Epic Games Store on August 27, 2019, and digitally on PlayStation 4 system, and across the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X, in December of 2019. Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is the debut title from Panache Digital Games, the independent development studio co-founded in 2014 by Patrice Désilets, the original creative director of the Assassin’s Creed franchise. In Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, players are challenged to survive and evolve in the harsh yet beautiful land of Africa spanning from ten million to two million years ago. As humankind’s primate predecessors, players explore Neogene Africa, expand their territory, and evolve to advance their clan from one generation to the next in order to survive in this innovative take on the open world survival genre. The game and its mechanics rely ...

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