Assassin’s Creed Origins Season Pass content has today been detailed by publisher Ubisoft.
According to Game Director, Ashraf Ismail, the additional content will “allow players to continue progressing and levelling up their characters in the long run.”
Both paid and free content will be offered to players, as detailed below.
The “Season Pass” offers a bunch of content, including 500 Helix Credits an the Calamity Blade weapon at launch.
A month after the game’s launch, in November 2017, the “Roman Centurion” Pack will be offered. It contains 1 outfit, 1 mount, 1 shield and 2 weapons for protagonist Bayek.
The “Horus” Pack continues in November 2017, offering the same types of additional content.
The game’s first meaty add-on will be offered in January 2018. “The Hidden Ones” is the game’s first proper expansion, taking place years after Origins itself. It will offer up an increased Assassin’s Brotherhood and an increased level cap.
Finally, the game’s second big add-on, “The Curse of the Pharaohs”, will be offered in March 2018. It foxuses on Egyptian mythology, pitting Bayek against undead pharaohs and other Egyptian monsters. It will also raise the game’s level cap.
The “Season Pass” is included with the game’s Gold Edition and is available for separate purchase. A price was not detailed.
Free content includes a bevy of new modes arriving regularly. First, The Nomad’s Bazaar offers a travelling merchant with daily quests at launch. A special Photo mode will also be available at launch.
Next, The Trial of the Gods begins 15 days after launch and offers the chance to face Egyptian gods in timed-boss battles.
The game’s Discovery Tour content, offering up a combat-free museum, comes in early 2018. This content was already announced by Ubisoft.
Finally, Horde mode will offer the chance to take down waves of minions in the game’s Gladiator Arena. Like Discover Tour, it’s also available in early 2018.
What do you make of the free and paid offerings?
Assassin’s Creed: Origins heads to Windows PC, Xbox One and PS4 on 27 October.