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ACU details its Season Pass

ACU details its Season Pass

Ubisoft has detailed Assassin's Creed Unity Season Pass yesterday and the surprise came from Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China, a standalone story set in the 16th century China and in 2.5D where players control Shao Jun. Moreover, the pass contains Dead Kings, a new campaign set after the events of the original game and where you'll be able to visit Saint Denis and its underground. All the details after the jump.



ASSASSIN’S CREED® UNITY SEASON PASS

TAKES PLAYERS ON NEW ADVENTURES

Season Pass Lets Players Further Explore Paris, Journey to Saint Denis in Dead Kings, and Travel to Asia in Assassin’s Creed® Chronicles: China


SAN FRANCISCO, CA — September 22, 2014 — Today, Ubisoft® detailed the contents of the Season Pass for Assassin’s Creed® Unity, the highly-anticipated title for Xbox One, the all-in-one games video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and Windows PC. From the busy streets of Paris to the dark and rural city of Saint Denis, the season pass allows players to further explore Arno’s story. Players will also be introduced to Assassin’s Creed Chronicles, a new Assassin’s Creed saga that takes players on adventures to lands and time periods previously unexplored by the franchise.

The Assassin’s Creed Unity Season Pass contains:

Assassin’s Creed® Unity Dead Kings- a new story campaign that takes place after the events of Assassin’s Creed Unity. Arno leaves Paris for Saint Denis, a troubled city with a mysterious and extensive underground that holds the crypts of deceased French kings.

In this self-contained set of missions, players will explore the murky depths of the Basilica and fight merciless adversaries to uncover the darkest secrets of the city. Arno will equip the new Guillotine gun, a deadly explosive weapon for short and long range combat. In addition to the main missions, players will discover new open-world activities including treasure hunts, murder mysteries and contracts, as well as new co-op missions. Additional weapons, gear, skills and outfits can be unlocked and carried over to the main game.

Extend Arno’s journey in Paris with more missions, weapons and customization options for players looking to further explore Assassin’s Creed Unity and the French Revolution. Players can upgrade their customized Master Assassin and take on three added missions. Additionally, players will get over 30 new weapons, equipment, and outfits, including the exclusive Fleur de Lys sword on launch day.

Assassin’s Creed® Chronicles: China- a new stand-alone Assassin’s Creed experience delivering a new story, setting, and gameplay type. In this 2.5D reimagining of the celebrated franchise developed by Climax Studios, players will perform parkour on the Great Wall of China, kill from the shadows and take the leap of faith. For the first time ever, players will be transported to the Middle Kingdom in the 16th century, where the last remaining Assassin of the Chinese Brotherhood has returned to her homeland. Players will be immersed in a vibrant setting, inspired by traditional brush paintings and Chinese architecture from a pivotal, historic time period in one of the greatest civilizations in history. Hell-bent on revenge, Shao Jun will use the skills she learned under legendary Assassin Ezio Auditore to exact vengeance. Players will be able to rely on stealth to accomplish their mission, as well as Shao Jun’s martial arts training and all-new Assassin gear.

Assassin’s Creed Unity Season Pass grants access to all of the aforementioned content, which will all be released by early 2015. Customers who pre-order the Season Pass from participating partners will also receive the exclusive double-handed war axe. The Assassin’s Creed Unity Season Pass is now available for pre-order here: Assassinscreed.com/seasonpass.

For more information on Assassin’s Creed, please visit: assassinscreed.com and facebook.com/assassinscreed.

For the latest on all of Ubisoft’s games, please visit ubiblog.com.

Season Pass Trailer

All comments

Commented on 2014-09-23 15:27:10
Stop milking .... God!!
Commented on 2014-09-23 15:30:45
So they decide to make one AC in china and its garbage like that, such a wasted potential.
Commented on 2014-09-23 15:36:39
I don't understand why people keep saying Ubisoft is milking the AC franchise. Sure they have a lot of sequels, but each of them is very fun to play and unique in its own way, I think.
Commented on 2014-09-23 16:18:50
I'm not sure I will like the china DLC, but all the other extras I definitely will. I guess I'll be getting this and Shadow of Mordor's season passes.
Commented on 2014-09-23 17:08:39 In reply to Sath
My same thought, AC fans have been asking for an AC set in Japan and China for years and this 2.5D BS is what they have to show for an AC set in China.

Why not set it in the French Revolution's time period and wait to do a full retail AC set in China with new animations matching chinese martials arts?!
Commented on 2014-09-23 18:08:41 In reply to Sdarts
I agree with you. After her introduction in Assassin's Creed: Embers, Shao Jun was a shoe-in for her own game; but not like this! Come on, she invented the rope dart! A game set in China would have been a nice change.
Commented on 2014-09-23 21:41:07
AC in Japan... Man, imagine the possibilities... NINJAAAA!
Commented on 2014-09-24 01:51:43
I've wanted to see an Asian themed AC since the first game, but this is not what I had hoped for.
Commented on 2014-09-24 03:56:34
Fuck you Ubisoft you fuckin 2D trolls
Commented on 2014-09-24 05:22:08
Are you sure the China DLC is not made for mobile devices?
Commented on 2014-09-24 06:48:02
100% dick move by the suits up in management. I guess with this they tick off two things hanging on their shoulders: 1. Appease the feminists with a female protagonist 2. Make an 'Asian' creed game.

This game is designed to tank, make no mistake, it's purely a marketing move. Wouldn't be surprised if it ends up on iOS etc seeing as that's the dumping ground for cross-marketing games.
Commented on 2014-09-24 07:11:33 In reply to plmko
Posted by plmko
100% dick move by the suits up in management. I guess with this they tick off two things hanging on their shoulders: 1. Appease the feminists with a female protagonist 2. Make an 'Asian' creed game.

This game is designed to tank, make no mistake, it's purely a marketing move. Wouldn't be surprised if it ends up on iOS etc seeing as that's the dumping ground for cross-marketing games.
Exactly. They know people have been asking for a Chinese or Japanese Creed game for years. But they seem to have no interest in radically changing the gameplay of the core series to accommodate martial arts or the vastly different architecture of China and Japan.

I can only hope that this is an experiment to gauge people's interest in the character and setting, and that a full fledged game will follow. Because TBH I've been bored of the series since Brotherhood. This would get me excited for AC again.
Commented on 2014-09-24 14:15:41
They only include playable girls in their low budget spin offs, interesting
Commented on 2014-09-25 18:52:53
AC Chronicles China looks fun! It sort of reminds me of Mark of the Ninja, which was great.

Would have been cool if we could have got a Shao Jun game on console, but I wouldn't be surprised if they're doing this because they want to cover a different time period in China rather than Shao Jun's time period.

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