Sydney, Australia — December 5, 2012 — Ubisoft has announced that Assassin’s Creed III’s first downloadable content pack, The Hidden Secrets, is now available for Season Pass owners on Microsoft’s Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system and Windows PC and will be available tomorrow for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. The Hidden Secrets downloadable pack will be available broadly on December 11 on Xbox Live Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC and will be available on December 13 on the PlayStation® Network. The first downloadable content pack will release for the Nintendo Wii UTM at a later date.
The Hidden Secrets for Assassin’s Creed III adds three extra missions, including the Lost Mayan Ruins, the Ghost of War and a Dangerous Secret, for an additional hour of game play, taking gamers from the lost Mayan ruins to the high seas. Every successful mission is rewarded with in-game weapons. Gamers will also receive:
· Two single-player costumes including the fabled Captain of the Aquila uniform and the traditional Colonial Assassin outfit
· Two multiplayer characters including the fearsome Redcoat and the deadly Sharpshooter
The Assassin’s Creed III Season Pass grants access to all five upcoming downloadable content packs including The Hidden Secrets, to gamers owning the original game. The Season Pass provides more than 25% savings versus purchasing the DLC separately.
Assassin’s Creed III Season Pass is available for purchase for 2400 Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE or $49.95 on the PlayStation® Network. It can also be pre-ordered at EB Games.
Future Assassin’s Creed III downloadable content will feature “The Tyranny of King Washington,” an all-new single-player campaign told through three episodic content packs that lets gamers experience an alternate history of the events following the American Revolution.
It’s 1783 and the American Revolution is over, but the true battle is just beginning. Blinded by a thirst for unlimited power, George Washington has declared himself King. Now, our new hero Ratohnhaké:ton must dethrone the tyrant and return freedom to the land.
In addition to this all-new single player experience, Assassin’s Creed III downloadable content will feature new maps and characters for an even more expansive multiplayer experience in the upcoming “The Battle Hardened” pack.
Assassin’s Creed III is now available on PlayStation® 3, Xbox 360®, PC and the Nintendo Wii UTM.