Time rifts aren’t the only glitches in Assassin’s Creed Unity’s matrix

Oh, the horror! Assassin's Creed Unity glitches are pure, unadultered nightmare fuel

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Thousands of assassins have taken to the streets of revolutionary Paris in Ubisoft’s newly launched Assassin’s Creed Unity, and as is so often the case with sprawling, open world games like this, loads of glitches have come to light. These range from the prosaic and silly to the strange and sort of horrifying.

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Of course the usual fare of characters clipping or falling completely through environments have showed up. The real winner, though, is a glitch wherein characters’ heads disappear, leaving you talking to nightmare visions consisting of disembodied eyes and mouths. Here are some of our favorites, culled from Twitter:

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