AC Mirage: Map Size and Comparison

October 12, 2023 by No Comments

Over the years in the Assassin’s Creed franchise, there have been different maps based on each game’s historical setting. Since comparing the size of AC Mirage maps is a question often asked by some veteran players like myself, it’s important to make a rough comparison of it to previous modern titles in the series, such as Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Odyssey.

A key takeaway

  • The total map size of AC Mirage is approx 45 km2, combined with the city of Baghdad and its smaller rural areas.
  • Aside from a few rare instances, most of the main story events of AC Mirage take place in Baghdad.
  • Compared to previous Assassin’s Creed games, Mirage’s map size is small and linear, Almost similar to classic titles like Assassin’s Creed 2.
  • Meanwhile, the map sizes of AC Odyssey and Valhalla were Drastically huge Compared to Mirage, as they were clearly open world RPG titles.

AC Mirage map size overview and comparison

Here’s a comparison of AC Mirage’s Baghdad alongside some other Assassin’s Creed maps:

Assassin’s Creed Mirage Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Assassin’s Creed Origins Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
Baghdad 2.3 km Asgard: 1.55 km Athens: 1.01 km (from the city map) Egypt: 80 km (land area only) Rome: 1.41 km

What is the map size of Assassin’s Creed Mirage

Map of Baghdad (Image credit copyright: eXputer)

The size of the operable area of ​​AC Mirage is about 13 km2, Where the total map size (including the unplayable areas) is around 45 km2.

You’ll spend most of your time in the city of Baghdad, where most of the main gameplay takes place. The size of Baghdad on the map itself reaches the surroundings 2.3 km2, With numerous activities and side features taking center stage there, such as the Favors, along with all sorts of collectibles such as the Dervishes’ Artifacts, Mysterious Shards and Lost Books.

AC Mirage map
Desert areas (image credit copyright: eXputer)

Furthermore, there are also twoAreas associated with the desert Towards the bottom and top side of the map, as shown in the image above, but you’ll mostly be going to them for some story missions or to complete the points of interest for 100% completion.

Map comparison to previous games

While I certainly enjoyed sailing the Caribbean in AC4 Black Flag as a kid and roaming the glorious lands of Greece in Odyssey a few years earlier, learning just how large AC Mirage’s map is compared to previous Assassin’s Creed titles. The question of the moment is necessary.

  • AC Odyssey, being the previous game I played 100+ hoursThe land areas (islands) move around a large distance of 130 km2.
  • Mirage’s total map size (45 km2) is almost a quarter the size of Odyssey, with the difference being that the majority of Odyssey’s map is sea-based with tons of islands.
  • Baghdad (2.3 km2) is almost the same calculated size as AC Unity’s paris (2.3 km2).

Assassin’s Creed Mirage was designed to be a fairly linear game, close in size to classic titles like the Ezio Trilogy and Bloodlines, so it’s no surprise that the map size stands on its own this time around compared to previously released titles. Which of course are meant to be big open world RPGs.

That concludes my AC Mirage map size and comparison guide. if you ask me (Steam ID: LIONT4MER), the map size is perfect as it feels like a breath of fresh air for those players who were burned out from experiencing the RPG trilogy titles prior to Mirage’s release, myself included. While you’re here, be sure to check out the guides for all the costumes in AC Mirage and how to unlock them, along with my best AC Mirage guide.

Finally, if you’re interested in reading my in-depth thoughts and analysis on this game, be sure to check out my Assassin’s Creed Mirage review.

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