We’ve known that The Hidden Ones would be heading to Assassin’s Creed Origins – which will be the title’s first piece of DLC that expands the story – Ubisoft have now confirmed that it will drop on January 23, 2018 and also confirmed the DLC that will follow its launch.
This story-driven expansion builds upon the growth of the Brotherhood, taking players four years after the events of Assassin’s Creed Origins, as they clash with an occupying Roman force in a new region of the world, the Sinai. This expansion will increase the level cap to 45, allowing players to continue to upgrade and customise their character. Players will have access to four new Legendary weapons, a new outfit, two new mounts and multiple new weapons, as well as two new levels for all crafted gear. The Hidden Ones DLC is available for all season pass owners or can be purchased separately on January 23, 2018.
Further to this, The Curse of the Pharaohs, the next piece of story driven DLC, will launch on March 6, 2018.
This new expansion offers players a completely new storyline to delve into as they travel to Thebes to investigate an ancient curse that is plaguing the region. The Curse of the Pharaohs focuses on Egyptian mythology, pitting players against famous pharaohs and Egyptian beasts, as they investigate the cause of the curse that has brought the dead pharaohs back to life. This new piece of content will increase the level cap to 55 and give players access to new outfits and gear, including rare and legendary weapons, all themed around classic Egyptian mythology.
Both pieces of DLC are available to own as part of the Season Pass. Finally, a guided tour is launching to give players a more educational experience to the world of Origins.
This new educational mode of the game lets everyone, from players to history-enthusiasts and non-gamers, choose between free roaming the beautiful world of Ancient Egypt to learn more about its history and daily life, or embarking on guided tours curated by historians and Egyptologists. People can discover and explore a world free of conflict, time pressure or gameplay constraints, where storyline and quests are not active and the world of Ancient Egypt evolves into a combat-free living museum.
The Discovery Tour is available as a free update for owners of the game, but is also being offered as a separate purchase on Uplay and Steam for Windows PC on February 20th, 2018.