Perhaps we all know about the devastating fire that caused massive damage to Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, France on April 15th, 2019. This is a huge loss for the whole of humanity since this is an ancient cathedral in the world (it was built in 1160) and it contains a lot of historical and cultural values. The fire lasted about 15 hours, and it has destroyed the spire and most of the lead-covered wooden roof above the stone vaulted ceiling of the cathedral.

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Notre Dame cathedral on fire

The cathedral will be rebuilt, that goes without saying. But there has been an extremely crazy idea to rebuild the Notre Dame: The cathedral will be rebuilt based on the scans of the structure in the game by Ubisoft developer.

At first, this idea seemingly was just a joke. But Ubisoft started to take this idea seriously. We can see that this developer is really confident with the design of Notre Dame cathedral in its game. This developer has offered to hand over the in-game scans for free to rebuild the cathedral. Moreover, Ubisoft has donated €500,000 for the work of rebuilding the cathedral. This game developer has also called for the same action from its fans.

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Notre Dame cathedral in Assassin's Creed Unity

To strengthen its words, Ubisoft has done something incredible: it is giving away for free the original game of Assassin's Creed Unity, plus discounting the prince of the DLC of the game. Chances are that this is a way to show people who don’t play video games the capability of Ubisoft in creating the in-game world. The game is being given for free till April 25th via Uplay library.

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Assassin's Creed Unity is being sold for zero dollar