Through press release means, Ubisoft has officially revealed its post-launch plans for Assassin’s Creed: Origins, including the contents of its previously announced season pass.
In addition to a rare weapon, five hundred Helix credits, an exclusive outfit and a special mount, the season pass will also offer two story-based expansions. They are:
The Hidden Ones: This story-driven expansion builds upon the growth of the Brotherhood, taking players years after the events of Assassin’s Creed Origins as they clash with an occupying Roman force in a new region. This expansion will extend the level cap.Available in January, 2018.
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, scorpios and more, as they investigate the cause of the curse that has brought the dead pharaohs back to life. The Curse of the Pharaohs will increase the level cap further
Here’s the full list of the season pass’ contents, as listed by the publisher:
DLC 1 – The Hidden Ones
DLC 2 – The Curse of the Pharaohs: Available in 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.
This isn’t all of the planned post-launch content for Origins, however, as there’s more to come, including lots that isn’t hidden behind the season pass’ paywall. Some of it has already been revealed before, but it’s all together here.
The Trials of the Gods: Epic 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 the beauty of the Egyptian landscape and indulge their inner wildlife photographer while discovering in-game pictures taken by other players. Available at the launch of the game.
Horde Mode: Players will fight endless waves of enemies in the Gladiator Arena. They will be able to compare their scores with their friends and challenge them asynchronously. Available in early 2018.
Discovery Tour: This new educational mode turns the world of Assassin’s Creed Origins into a combat-free living museum and will give everyone the opportunity to learn more about Ancient Egypt through guided tours curated by historians and Egyptologists. Available early 2018.
Needless to say, there’s lots to look forward to if you’re someone who plans to buy Assassin’s Creed: Origins later this month, or happens to have already done so through pre-sales. While a lot of the above is predicated upon purchasing the game’s season oass by itself, or as part of the Gold Edition, those who decide not to will still have bonus content to check out during the months to come.