Ubisoft Announces the Battled Hardened Pack for Assassin’s Creed III


Second Downloadable Content Pack for Assassin’s Creed® III Available Today

Today, Ubisoft® announced that the second downloadable content pack for Assassin’s Creed® III, The Battle Hardened Pack, is now available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. This downloadable content pack will be available for Windows PC on January 15.

The Battle Hardened Pack extends the Assassin’s Creed III multiplayer experience with new playable characters and maps:

•     Three multiplayer characters including the influential Governor, the ferocious Highlander and the fearsome Coyote Man.

•     Three multiplayer maps including Charlestown, Fort St-Mathieu and Saint Pierre.

For those who have purchased the Assassin’s Creed III Season Pass, which includes all five downloadable content packs as they become available, The Battle Hardened Pack is available to download at no additional cost. The Season Pass provides more than 25% savings versus purchasing the DLC individually.

Assassin’s Creed III Season Pass is available for purchase for 2400 Microsoft Points via the Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network for Xbox 360, or $29.99 on PlayStation®Network and Windows PC. It can also be purchased* at GameStop and Best Buy.

Future Assassin’s Creed III downloadable content releases will feature The Tyranny of King Washington, an all-new single-player campaign told through three episodic content packs, which lets gamers experience an alternate history of the events following the American Revolution.

In this alternate history, 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 Ratonhnhaké:ton must dethrone the tyrant and return freedom to the land.

Assassin’s Creed III is available on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system, and Wii U. For Windows PC gamers, the Assassin’s Creed III Deluxe Edition is available as a digital download and includes all future downloadable content.

About Assassin’s Creed III

Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution in the late 18th century, Assassin’s Creed III introduces a new hero, Ratonhnhaké:ton, of Native American and English heritage. Adopting the name Connor, he becomes the new voice for justice in the ancient war between the Assassins and Templars. Gamers become an Assassin in the war for liberty against ruthless tyranny in the most stylized and fluid combat experience in the franchise to date.

Assassin’s Creed III spans the Revolutionary War, taking gamers from the vibrant, untamed frontier and bustling colonial towns to the intense, chaotic battlefields where George Washington’s Continental Army clashed with the imposing British Army and the tumultuous high seas. Assassin’s Creed III features unprecedented scope and scale

For more information on Assassin’s Creed III, please visit the official website: assassinscreed.com

About Assassin’s Creed

Initially launched in 2007, the first four Assassin’s Creed games have sold more than 40 million units worldwide, and the franchise is now established as one of the best-selling series ever. Recognized for having some of the richest, most engrossing storytelling in the industry, Assassin’s Creed transcends video games, branching out into other entertainment experiences including comic books, Facebook games, novels, short films, and more.

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher, and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified lineup of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 26 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2011–12 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of 1.061 billion euros. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.