Shunal DokeApr 23, 2013 15:03:18 IST
Ubisoft has released the last episode of the Tyranny of King Washington DLC for Assassin's Creed III. The episode, titled The Redemption, is available for the Xbox 360 and the PC. PlayStation 3 gamers will have to wait till April 24 to get it. The Redemption costs 640 Microsoft Points on Xbox Live and £6.49 on the PC. The price roughly translates to Rs 542. It is available to season pass owners for free.
Ratonhnhaké:ton’s journey concludes in the third and final episode The Redemption takes the story to New York to discover the power of the bear, allowing him to strike his foes with unimaginable strength. Our hero will call upon all of the abilities tied to his native heritage in order to break into the monarch fortress and put an end to the tyranny of King Washington.
The first two episodes of The Tyranny of King Washington are available for purchase separately as a single DLC pack for 800 Microsoft points or £7.99. 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 (roughly Rs 1,985) on the PlayStation Network and Windows PC.
Perhaps it is time for the redemption
The second part of the DLC was released b ack in March. Dubbed The Betrayal, it is the second chapter in hero Ratonhnhaké:ton’s war against the mad King George Washington, taking gamers to Boston to find an unlikely ally. Ratonhnhaké: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.
In this alternate universe, the events of Assassin’s Creed III never happened and a younger, inexperienced and thoroughly confused Connor is thrust into what is described as a “torturous, yet occasionally blissful, walking dream". As revealed earlier, Connor must end George Washington’s tyrannous reign as a monarch over America.
To combat Washington, Connor must master new abilities. These include the power of the Bear, the power of the Eagle, the power of the Wolf, Warpaint and Alpha of the Pack. The power of the Bear fills Connor with the strength and fury of a bear. The power of the Eagle delivers a burst of speed, which empowers Connor with blinding agility. The power of the Wolf lets Connor become undetectable by adopting the camouflage of a wolf. Warpaint is a symbol of power and courage, and enhances Connor's abilities. Alpha of the Pack lets Connor command a brotherhood of ruthless wolves.
Judging by the look of things, Ubisoft seems to have gone completely bonkers with the DLC. Considering that this is an alternate universe, the developers don’t seem to be scared of including things that are pretty crazy.
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