This meta-game happened in-between missions, and while you could totally ignore it I found myself addicted to the idea. I've been saying for years now that someone needs to take that concept to the mobile space and tie it in with a core experience on PC and consoles.
Additionally the companion app will serve as an alternative to the pause menu stuff. So you can see the map, take a look at important data, view progression stats, and more. You can interact with the game's map via the app, and it updates in real time based on where you are in the main game.
I sincerely hope more companies follow Ubisoft's lead here. I love the idea of playing this meta-game on a bus ride or while killing some time outside my home since it directly contributes to the core experience. More of this, please.
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