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George Washington stars as the villain in Assassin’s Creed III extra content

The Tyranny of King Washington

Ubisoft announced its plans for the season pass to Assassin’s Creed III’s downloadable content.

The French software giant plans on releasing Assassin’s Creed III for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on Oct. 30, with a Nov. 18 date for the Wii U (PC gamers: Sorry, no Assassin’s Creed III for you until Nov. 20). Within the first six months of the open-world stealth game’s debut, Ubisoft has five separate add-on packs in store for you.

Ubisoft is pricing the season pass, which grants users access to all five DLC releases, at $29.99 on PlayStation Network and 2,400 Microsoft Points ($30) on Xbox Live.

Three of the content packs deal with an alternate history of the American Revolution in which George Washington dropped democracy in favor of adopting a crown. Ubisoft tells the story of The Tyranny of King Washington episodically across several of the DLC releases.

Assassin’s Creed III is the story of modern-day Desmond Miles and his half-Mohawk, half-British ancestor Connor Kenway. The brother’s story intersects with both the royal English forces and the American rebels as the two sides spar over the colonial states’ quest for independence from the monarchy.


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