Assassin’s Creed Origins Details Post-Launch DLCs and Free Updates
Ubisoft disclosed the downloadable content coming to Assassin's Creed at or after release, including both paid and free goodies.
Today Ubisoft disclosed the downloadable content that it’s planning to launch after Assassin’s Creed Origins‘ release.
Below you can find a list of all the paid content, including the release window for each package and a brief description. Apparently new stuff is coming until March next year.
- DLC 1 – The Hidden Ones: This story-driven expansion builds upon the growth of the Brotherhood, taking players years after the events of Assassin’s Creed Origins as they clash with an occupying Roman force in a new region. This expansion will extend the level cap, allowing players to keep on making their character progress. Available in January, 2018.
- DLC 2 – The Curse of the Pharaohs: In this story-driven expansion focusing on Egyptian mythology, players will fight against undead pharaohs and explore a new, mystical realm. During their journey, players will encounter famed Egyptian beasts such as Anubis warriors, scorpios and more, as they investigate the cause of the curse that has brought the dead pharaohs back to life. The Curse of the Pharaohs will increase the level cap further and introduce brand new Abilities. Available in March, 2018.
- The Roman Centurion and Horus Packs: Two exclusive add-on packs including a new outfit, weapons, shield and mount. Available in November, 2017.
- A package of 500 Helix Credits, Available at the launch of the game.
- An exclusive rare weapon, the Calamity Blade. Available at the launch of the game.
All of the content listed above will be included in the Season Pass, which is priced $39.99.
Luckily, we won’t have to pay for all the new content, as there will also be a consistent stream of free updates that will bring new ways to enjoy the game.
As you can read below, some of the content will come in the form of launch events, and I don’t know for the life of me why the photo mode is listen in there.
- The Trials of the Gods: Epic boss battles against Egyptian gods that take place during special timed events, victorious players will receive prestigious rewards. The first Trial of the Gods event will be available 15 days after the launch of the game.
- The Nomad’s Bazaar: A wandering merchant gives players daily quests to complete in order to earn mysterious exotic rewards. Available at the launch of the game.
- Photo Mode: Players will be able to capture and share the beauty of the Egyptian landscape and indulge their inner wildlife photographer while discovering in-game pictures taken by other players. Available at the launch of the game.
- Horde Mode: Players will fight endless waves of enemies in the Gladiator Arena. They will be able to compare their scores with their friends and challenge them asynchronously. Available in early 2018.
- Discovery Tour: This new educational mode turns the world of Assassin’s Creed Origins into a combat-free living museum and will give everyone the opportunity to learn more about Ancient Egypt through guided tours curated by historians and Egyptologists. Available early 2018.
Below you can check out a trailer showcasing the upcoming content, alongside 4K screenshots and a visual release time line. If you want to see more, you can enjoy twenty minutes of Xbox One X gameplay recorded in 4K resolution, and read our preview of the game.
Assassin’s Creed Origins will launch for PS4, Xbox One and PC on October 27th.