Ubisoft will apparently release Assassin’s Creed 3: Washington Edition for consoles in the spring. As you may have guessed, this package contains Assassin’s Creed 3 along with the Tyranny of King Washington DLC. Ubisoft is also looking to release Ghost Recon Anthology, a collection of HD Ghost Recon titles on consoles. This is also apparently due sometime during the spring.
Today, Ubisoft announces the launch of The Infamy, the first episode in the three-part Assassin’s Creed III – The Tyranny of King Washington downloadable content series, on Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Windows PCs. This episode will be available for PlayStation 3 starting tomorrow, February 20. The Tyranny of King Washington will arrive on the Wii U eShop on February 21st.
In the first episode of the Tyranny of King Washington series, our hero, Ratonhnhaké:ton, awakens from an unsettling dream to find that, despite his efforts to deliver justice in the newly-founded United States of America, a new king has been crowned – George Washington. The Infamy will take gamers through the beginning of the journey to dethrone King Washington.
Ubisoft has announced that first two downloadable content packs for Assassin’s Creed 3 are now available to purchase on Wii U. The first pack is titled Hidden Secrets and is available from the Wii U eShop for $4.99. The second pack is titled Battle Hardened and is available for purchase at $9.99. The Hidden Secrets Pack offers three extra missions that were previously only available as pre-order bonuses. The Battle Hardened Pack DLC adds three new multiplayer maps.
DeviantArt user ChaoyuanXu has created some astonishing Chinese themed Assassin’s Creed artwork. The image were found by Reddit user Windy Knight who posted the images to the popular online website. You can view the incredible images right here.
Today, Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed 3 is the fastest-selling game in the company’s history, with total sell-through topping the 7 million mark worldwide just one month after its release. Fans have wasted no time exploring the game’s open world, and getting involved in the action-packed story.
In solo missions alone, players have accumulated more than 82 centuries of gaming time and committed more than 3 billion assassinations. The deadly action continues in the multiplayer, where more than twice as many players have joined the multiplayer mode compared to Assassin’s Creed Revelations. To date, more than 250 million assassinations have been performed in more than 5 billion multiplayer sessions.
“We are delighted with the performance of Assassin’s Creed III this Christmas. This is a beautiful and epic game of exceptional quality and we’re pleased that our fans have responded so well to the brand new universe, storyline and game experience.”
– Rob Cooper, UK managing director
It has been discovered that you can play Assassin’s Creed 3 in stereoscopic 3D on the Wii U GamePad. You can enable the stereoscopic 3D in the game’s setting menu. To view the game in 3D you’ll need to have a pair of green and magenta 3D spectacles.
Assassin’s Creed III for Wii U may be delayed, according to an e-mail sent by Best Buy to consumers who’ve pre-ordered Wii U’s version of Ubisoft’s latest action-adventure game. Assassin’s Creed III released last month for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and is scheduled to launch alongside Nintendo’s new console on November 18th, but the e-mail suggests that the Wii U version’s release date has been pushed back to December 31st.
Update: Ubisoft Says Assassin’s Creed III For Wii U Is Not Delayed