Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Assassin's Creed III - The Tyranny of King Washington: The Betrayal trailer

Benjamin Franklin followed by soldiers in Assassin's Creed 3 - The Tyranny of King Washington: The Betrayal
Benjamin Franklin giving orders.

Ubisoft has issued a press release to announce the release of The Betrayal, the second episode of The Tyranny of King Washington, the three-part DLC campaign for Assassin's Creed III. As you probably know, the story takes place in an alternate history in which George Washington declares himself King of America after the success of the American Revolution and needs to be forcefully removed from office.

The press release says The Betrayal is available on the Xbox 360 and PC today, March 19th, and will be released on the PlayStation 3 tomorrow, March 20th. There is a brief statement at the end which says all DLC will be available on the Wii U eShop, but there is no indication of when it may arrive.
It would appear that Wii U owners may have to wait a while longer to purchase Episode 2 of the three-part series. Launch trailer and press release after the break.




Press Release


Today, Ubisoft announces the launch of The Betrayal, the second episode in the three-part Assassin’s Creed III – The Tyranny of King Washington downloadable content series, on Microsoft’s Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system and Windows PCs. This episode will be available for PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system starting tomorrow, March 20.

The Betrayal continues the next chapter in hero Ratonhnhak√©:ton’s war against the mad King George Washington, taking gamers to Boston to find an unlikely ally. Ratonhnhak√©:ton will discover a new ability- the power of the eagle, which empowers him to quickly fly across short distances and hone in on enemies for precise and brutal assassinations.

The final episode of Assassin’s Creed III – The Tyranny of King Washington: The Redemption will release on April 23 for the Microsoft’s Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system and Windows PCs, and April 24 on PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system.

All episodes of the Tyranny of King Washington are available through the Assassin’s Creed III Season Pass, which is available for purchase for 2400 Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE or £23.99 on the PlayStation Network and Windows PC. Season Pass provides access to all Assassin’s Creed III downloadable content packs. Each episode of The Tyranny of King Washington will be available for purchase separately as a single DLC pack for 800 Microsoft points or $9.99.

All Assassin’s Creed III downloadable content packs will also be available on the Wii U through the Nintendo eShop.


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