Assassin’s Creed® III The Hidden Secrets and The Battle Hardened DLC Packs Now Available for the Wii U™

SAN FRANCISCO — January 17, 2013 — Today, Ubisoft announced that the first two Assassin’s Creed III downloadable content packs, The Hidden Secrets and The Battle Hardened are now available for download for the Nintendo Wii U™ through the Nintendo eShop.

•       The Hidden Secrets for Assassin’s Creed III adds three extra missions, including the Lost Mayan Ruins, the Ghost of War and a Dangerous Secret, for an additional hour of gameplay, taking gamers from the lost Mayan ruins to the high seas. Every successful mission is rewarded with in-game weapons. Gamers will also receive:

o       Two single-player costumes including the fabled Captain of the Aquila uniform and the traditional Colonial Assassin outfit
o       Two multiplayer characters including the fearsome Redcoat and the deadly Sharpshooter

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

o       Three multiplayer characters including the influential Governor, the resilient Highlander and the fearsome Coyote Man
o       Three multiplayer maps including Charlestown, Fort St-Mathieu and Saint Pierre

These two first DLC packs are already available for Microsoft’s Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC.

The Hidden Secrets DLC is priced at $4.99, and The Battle Hardened is priced at $9.99.

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

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 Ratohnhaké:ton must dethrone the tyrant and return freedom to the land.

Assassin’s Creed III is now available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows PC and the Nintendo Wii U.

Ubisoft Press Release