Although your results may vary, I can guestimate that the longitudal distance of Skyrim is about 400-600 miles, and the latitudinal distance about 800-1000 miles. Just for comparison’s sake, the above map of the real Greek islands is approximately 90,000 mi². Ubisoft hasn’t confirmed his 130km² estimate. I’ve highlighted the map below beside a map of the actual area it is supposed to represent: First, let’s remind ourselves that 16×16 would equate to a map size of 256 km2 or 90.8 mi². As with every map measurement we’ve made here, do keep in mind that although Ubisoft use ‘m’ to represent meters, we don’t actually know if the scale they use in-game is comparable to what a meter actually measures in real life. Developer Ubisoft has always been known for crafting impressive open worlds, and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is no exception. If it were a real map, or everyone had the same size screen and resolution, it would be easy enough to eyeball the distance between the above mentioned cities, and call that 110 miles. It also makes for an open world of breathtaking scale. Does size matter? Measuring the distance with the in-game waypoint markers, the area on the north-west corner of the map is around 15 km2 . To summarize: the map is 15.5km (width) by 16km (length), minus the north-western pocket of mountainous land that is unplayable (15 km2). The map of Greece for Odyssey is shown at 130km², a substantial increase over the tiny map of Damascus and more than 2.5 times as large as AC: Origin’s 80km² map of Egypt. Home » Features » Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Map Compared to 10 Other Games in the Series. Since then, the map in each successive game has been bigger than the one before. The map of Damascus in the first Assassin’s Creed was 0.13km². You can find me at The Info Monkey on Facebook, @TheInfoMonkey on Twitter and contact me at Odyssey is the latest title in the series, and it’s combining the best aspects of two beloved games in last year’s Origins and the ever-popular Black Flag. An enterprising soul has taken it upon themselves to create a comprehensive comparison of video game map sizes. We've measured the map of Assassin's Creed Odyssey, so here's how it measures in comparison to other Assassin's Creed open worlds. Its sheer size made a huge impression during our first play session with the game back at E3 2018. They’re actually most intrusive at the start of the game since the largest unplayable area is north of the starting island of Kephalonia. But as I’ve highlighted above, the red lines denote areas of the map you’re not able to explore. It’s not a new endeavor by any stretch, but its the most up to date version we’ve come across, and it paints a vivid picture of just how vast games have become. Enjoy the videos, think about the games you’ve played, the maps you’ve traversed, the monsters you’ve defeated, and then ask yourself the age-old question. As you’ll notice in the below video, the ship in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey travels much faster than 10 knots. We’ve actually compiled a list of 22 of gaming’s biggest open world maps from a variety of video game series, if you’re interested. KC:D ~ 16km^2 to map extent - most of which is playable. Bottom line: we’ve measured these as accurately as possible, but they’re not to be taken as 100% certainty. Take a look at the two maps in the video and you’ll see that almost all of the map of Egypt is dry land while the Aegean Sea covers a considerable portion of the map of Greece. in History and Philosophy of Science, and a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology. You’ll likely discover fairly quickly that Odyssey’s map presents an annoying “Area Not Available” warning when you approach its outer edges. So there you have it, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey has an enormous map. Ubisoft hasn’t confirmed his 130km² estimate. Incidentally, that’s almost identical in size to Black Flag, though here there is a much greater percentage of land. How big is Minecraft? That all equates an absolutely gorgeous rendition of the Ancient Greek Islands and its rich culture. Dimitras Galatas put together a short video comparing maps from several of the Assassin’s Creed games. If you like Galatas’ video, check out some of the size comparison videos from Metal Ball Studios. For more map comparisons, you can check out 21 of the biggest open world games I’ve either measured myself or quoted from another folk across the internet. Assassin’s Creed used to be about exploring ancient cities, but now it’s about entire civilizations. Fortunately, Assassin’s Creed Rogue demonstrated that Ubisoft knows how to make adventuring at sea as good or better than adventuring on land. The 'Cyberpunk 2077' Trailer Is A Richly Detailed Feast For The Eyes, EA's E3 Press Conference Hints That Story And Character May Be 'Anthem's Biggest Weaknes. Is that because he’s moving much faster in-game than one would in real life, or is it because an Assassin’s Creed Odyssey meter is much closer to a foot in real life? Home » News » Here’s How Big Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Map is Compared to Greece. It’s actually moving at around 45 knots, which isn’t anywhere close to being realistic. For another comparison to the real thing, using a distance calculator, the equivalent real-life journey would take a ship traveling 10 knots around 20 hours. In addition to papers in professional scientific journals, I’ve written the book Nutrition for Cyclists: Eating and Drinking Before, During and After the Ride, articles for Ars Technica, Priceonomics, Psychology Today and Massively, and the blogs The Info Monkey and Tuned In To Cycling. We sailed across the map and timed how long it took us, which you can check out below. I’m a cognitive scientist, retired professor, musician, gamer, and avid cyclist with a B.A in History, an M.S. Can 'Fortnite' Handle Cross-Platform Play On The Switch? The Odyssey map may be bigger than the map in Origins but it’s not clear which game has the greater landmass. That makes the playable area roughly 233 km2 or 90.7 mi². 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