Ubisoft Partners With Limbitless Solutions to Make Assassin's Creed Odyssey-Themed Bionic Arms

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Limbitless Solutions, the non-profit organization creating 3D printed bionic arms for children and adults, has partnered with Ubisoft to bring a prosthetic sleeve modeled after Kassandra's bracers in Assassin's Creed Odyssey. Dubbed the "Bracers of the Underworld," Limbitless Solutions began testing interchangeable sleeves in 2019, becoming the first company to do so. Limbitless aims to bring lower-cost prosthetics to the masses through the use of 3D printing and plans to do so while pairing it with custom artistic designs that recipients can personalize online. School of Visual Arts & Design professor and Limbitless member Matt Dombrowski said, “Transcending the classroom walls with digital sculpting, 3D printing and airbrush painting techniques is essential to our success. This collaboration provides our Limbitless’ UCF undergraduate students an opportunity to utilize digital and traditional art tools to bring to life the Assassin's Creed series’ designs.” [ignvideo width=610 height=374 url=https://www.ign.com/videos/2020/07/24/assassins-creed-odyssey-and-origins-in-7-minutes] Limbitless has partnered with many other studios in the past to create pop culture-related prosthetics including the recent Cyberpunk 2077-themed prosthetic arm modeled after Keanu Reeves' Johnny Silverhand. These arms will be donated to children and adults in upcoming clinical trials beginning in 2021. In 2017, Limbitless designed an Iron Man-themed prosthetic arm for a seven-year-old boy who was gifted it by none other than Iron Man himself, actor Robert Downey, Jr. Two years later, Limbitless partnered with 343 Industries to create two prosthetic arms based on Halo's Master Chief. [widget path="global/article/imagegallery" parameters="albumSlug=343-industries-and-limbitless-solutions-halo-themed-prosthetic-arm&captions=true"] For more Assassin's Creed, check out how the recent Immortals Fenyx Rising was inspired by a bug in Assassin's Creed Odyssey and how the IGN audience's top 5 Assassin's Creed games rank overall. [poilib element="accentDivider"] Matthew Adler is a Features, News, Previews, Reviews, and Wikis writer for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @MatthewAdler and watch him stream on Twitch.
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