With the imminent release of Assassins Creed Origins on the horizon, Ubisoft has released details of what to expect after launch.
First the free content available at launch and beyond.
- The Trials of the Gods: 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 pictures of the Egyptian landscape and indulge their inner wildlife photographer. Available at the launch of the game.
- Horde Mode: Players will fight endless waves of enemies in the Gladiator Arena. Available in early 2018.
Ubisoft has also included details about the season pass and the content it includes. There will be two DLC expansions released next year, as well as some cosmetic items and credits.
DLC 1 – The Hidden Ones: This story-driven expansion builds upon the growth of the Brotherhood, taking players to a point years after the events of Assassin’s Creed Origins, as they clash with an occupying Roman force in a new region. Available 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, scorpions and more, as they investigate the cause of the curse that has brought the dead pharaohs back to life. Available 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.
The season pass is included in the Assassin’s Creed Origins Gold Edition and is also available for purchase separately.
Assassin’s Creed Origins will be available on October 27, 2017, for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One X at its launch on November 7, 2017.