Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Assassin’s Creed

Ghost Recon Online gets new Assassin’s Creed-themed gear

Ghost Recon Online (PC) Assassin's Creed Combo Announcement - Art

Worlds collide today as Ghost Recon Online gets a touch of Assassin’s Creed in honor of the latter’s upcoming three-part downloadable campaign, The Tyranny of King Washington. The first part, The Infamy, is set to launch on February 19 for 360, PC, and PS3, and to kick things off, Ghost Recon Online players can equip their character with new Assassin’s Creed-themed gear. The set includes five apparel items—a Hood and four armor variants—and six new weapons inspired by Abstergo Industries’ security forces: F2000 SP AC, Fiveseven AC, MG36 KV AC, P90 C AC, Sentinel SR-1 AC, and Pentagun SP AC.

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Assassin’s Creed III – The Tyranny of King Washington packs dated

Assassin's Creed III (360, PC, PS3, Wii U) King Washington DLC Pack Release Dates Announcement - Screenshot 1

All release dates have been announced for the upcoming three-part downloadable expansion for Assassin’s Creed III, The Tyranny of King Washington. The single-player campaign follows an alternate timeline where George Washington has himself crowned king and proceeds to terrorize the newly independent colonies. The packs, detailed below, will being their rollout on February 19 with The Infamy for 360, PC, and PS3, and on the Wii U at an unspecified later date.

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Assassin’s Creed III – Tyranny of King Washington to kick off Feb. 19

Assassin's Creed III (360, PC, PS3) The Infamy DLC Pack Release Date Announcement - Header

You might have thought that George Washington had no interest in becoming king, but you would be wrong. Well, technically you would be right, but we’re talking about alternate timelines here. The Infamy, the first in a three-part downloadable series centered on dethroning George Washing, Tyranny of King Washington, has been dated for February 19. The pack, available for 360, PC, and PS3, and later for Wii U, will cost $9.99/800 MS Points.

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Assassin’s Creed III – Hidden Secrets, Battle Hardened now on eShop

Assassin's Creed III (360, PC, PS3) Hidden Secrets DLC Pack Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Wii U owners looking to extend their time with Assassin’s Creed III have two new options today with the release of The Hidden Secrets and The Battle Hardened. Both packs are available through the eShop, with the $4.99 The Hidden Secrets adding single-player content, with three new missions and new weapons, and the $9.99 The Battle Hardened focusing on multiplayer, offering new characters and maps. Each pack is detailed below.

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DLC, Wii U

The Battle Hardened Pack launches for 360, PS3 Assassin’s Creed III

Assassin's Creed III (360, PC, PS3) Battle Hardened DLC Pack Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Ubisoft has just launched a new round of DLC for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of Assassin’s Creed III, The Battle Hardened Pack. Gamers who’ve recently seen Ratonhnhaké:ton safely through the Revolutionary War will be able to continue improving their tumbling and gutting skills with three new multiplayer characters (Governor, Highlander, and Coyote Man) across three new multiplayer maps (Charlestown, Fort St-Mathieu, and Saint Pierre).

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Assassin’s Creed III now available for PC online, in stores

Assassin's Creed III (360, PC, PS3, Wii U) PC Launch Date Announcement - Screenshot 4

Assassin’s Creed III has launched for PC on Uplay and Steam, and should be on store shelves shortly. The post-Ezio entry is available as a standard edition for $49.99 and as a Deluxe Edition for $79.99, which adds four single-player missions, the DLC Season Pass, the official soundtrack, and a digital version of George Washington’s notebook. This version has been optimized to support DirectX 11 and multiple control options, and it also includes high-resolution textures (or would that be higher-resolution textures?). The system requirements can be found below.

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Assassin’s Creed: Ezio Trilogy now available for PS3

Assassin's Creed: Ezio Trilogy (PS3) Announcement - Screenshot 3

Ezio is being called back into service today with the release of Assassin’s Creed: Ezio Trilogy for PS3. The $39.99 collection, which is at this time exclusive to the PS3, includes Assassin’s Creed II with DLC, Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, and Assassin’s Creed Revelations.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News

Assassin’s Creed III ships for 360 and PS3, launch trailer released

Assassin’s Creed III has shipped to retail and will be in stores tomorrow for 360 and PS3. Ubisoft has released a launch trailer showing more of Ratohnhaké:ton’s backstory, as well as some of the action they will be able to get into when they take to the trees against the Redcoats tomorrow.

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Assassin’s Creed III trailer delves into the history of a hero

Ubisoft has released a new trailer detailing the life of the series’ newest assassin, Ratohnhaké:ton/Connor. The video focuses on Connor’s motivation and background as the latest in the long line of warriors to pit their blades against the Templars.

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Assassin’s Creed: Ezio Trilogy announced for PS3

Assassin's Creed: Ezio Trilogy (PS3) Announcement - Header

Collections seem to be a hit this week, with the launch of Capcom’s Marvel vs. Capcom Origins and announcement of BioWare’s Mass Effect Trilogy being joined by word from Ubisoft about the upcoming Assassin’s Creed: Ezio Trilogy. The PS3 exclusive will launch on November 13 for $39.99 and include Assassin’s Creed II with DLC, Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, and Assassin’s Creed Revelations. The single-disc set will follow shortly after everyone wraps up Assassin’s Creed III, set to launch on October 30.

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