Assassin’s Creed III DLC announced for Wii U


Ubisoft has announced that Assassin’s Creed III for the Wii U has received two DLC packs. The Hidden Secrets Pack is now available on the eShop for $4.99, and the Battle Hardened Pack is available for $9.99. These packs are already available for the PS3, Xbox 360 and the PC.

The Hidden Secrets DLC features three new missions namely the Lost Mayan Ruins, the Ghost of War and a Dangerous Secret, which were earlier available as pre-order bonuses. It also brings two single-player costumes, the captain of the ship Aquila’s uniform and traditional Colonial Assassin garb and two multiplayer characters, the Redcoat and the Sharpshooter.

The Battle Hardened Pack adds three new multiplayer maps – Charlestown, Fort St-Mathieu and Saint Pierre as well as three new multiplayer characters namely the Governor, Highlander and Coyote Man.

Ubisoft mentions that the next DLC pack for Assassin’s Creed 3 titled The Tyranny of King Washington, which is a three-episode trek through George Washington’s alternate history, is due to arrive later this year.

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate landing on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U in March

In other Nintendo news, Capcom has announced that gamers in US and Europe will be able to get their hands on Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS on March 19 and March 22 respectively. Additionally, fans can head to the eShop to catch demo of the game that will be downloadable.

The game sees players don the role of hunter who is sent on a mission to explore a settlement within the Monster Hunter universe. On their journey, they encounter and slay various monsters thereby improving upon their skills and also earning equipment upgrades.

The game which is an extended remake of Monster Hunter Tri already out in Japan features over 200 quests, according to Capcom.

What’s interesting is that Wii U and 3DS players will be able to play the game together. The game can be played alone, with friends online on Wii U, locally using up to four Nintendo 3DS systems or a combination of up to three 3DS systems and one Wii U system.

Users will be able to download the demo as early as February 21. The company has also revealed that the game for Wii U will support voice chat at launch and an update will add USB keyboard support as well.

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