Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate

assassins-creed-syndicate-logoJOIN JACOB AND EVIE FRYE IN A NEW 10 MISSION STORY ARC

Today, Ubisoft announced that The Last Maharaja add-on content for Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate is now available on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC.

Twin Assassins Jacob and Evie Frye join Duleep Singh as he fights to reclaim his birthright as the last Maharaja in this entirely new story for Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate. In his quest to reclaim his heritage, Duleep, with the help of the Frye twins, will take on the Templars while testing his friendship with the queen.

The Last Maharaja is available as part of the Season Pass, which includes: Jack the Ripper, A Long Night Season Pass exclusive mission, the Streets of London gameplay pack, two top-tier sets of gear and weapons, and an exclusive XP boost.The Last Maharaja is also included in the Gold Edition of the game and is available for purchase separately. Watch the official launch trailer here.

For more information on Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate and The Last Maharaja downloadable content, please visit the games official website.

assassins-creed-syndicate-logoUbisoft handles the hunt for Jack the Ripper with surprising care, but familiar gameplay.

By Tom Phillips @ Eurogamer

Ubisoft’s announcement that it would adapt the murders of Jack the Ripper into a rip-roaring epilogue for Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate rose some eyebrows. How would the developer handle the gruesome murders? Would you play as Jack during them? After Syndicate’s solid main storyline and well-written cast of characters, it was a risky swansong to take on.

Read on…

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The Jack the Ripper DLC for Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate is now available, as is a new patch for the latest installment in Ubisoft’s assassination series. The patch notes have all the details on the new version, and the UbiBlog has the rest of what you need to know:

If you’re playing Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate on PC, you can now dive into the macabre, fear-fueled Jack the Ripper DLC and solve the mystery of the Whitechapel murders on your platform of choice. Unfolding (mainly) from Evie Frye’s point of view, the new adventure is set 20 years after the events of Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, and tasks you with tracking down history’s most notorious serial killer.

Jack the Ripper is available through Steam and Uplay for $14.99, and is also included in the $29.99 Season Pass along with a slew of other content. Before you grab the DLC, however, make sure you download the 1.31 patch (detailed in full here), which adds Jack the Ripper support, better performance and stability and a number of other fixes, including the following:

  • Added additional parameter to AC.ini for disabling cloth motion 30FPS limits
  • Fixed crash in multi-monitor mode in London
  • Fixed FXAA with enabled MSAA
  • Fixed changing of display in fullscreen mode issues
  • Fixed flickering panel in World Map
  • Fixed various render issues
  • Fixed several online issues
  • Minor UI improvements

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The Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate website has a new trailer showing off the Jack the Ripper DLC that’s part of a season’s pass for the action/adventure sequel. This is available today for consoles and will come in one week to PCs. The trailer highlights VR support in the add-on, as it offers a 360 degree view of a slow motion run through Victorian London. Here’s word on the DLC and the trailer:

Featuring the infamous namesake of the DLC, the trailer takes you through the gritty streets of Victorian London and plunges viewers into Jack’s grisly world. This trailer is currently available in its full VR form for the Samsung Gear VR platform, but if don’t have that hardware and still want to get a taste of the experience, you can view it through YouTube and Facebook’s 360 video player.

The Jack the Ripper trailer provides insight into how Ubisoft imagines the future of storytelling through the unique immersion VR provides. “Nicolas [Bouchet] and I started working on this as a test to see how we could adapt a trailer to offer a true VR experience,” says Adrian Lacey, Director of IP Development at Ubisoft Montpelier. “Originally, we hadn’t planned on releasing it, but the results were so good we had to share it. The Jack the Ripper VR trailer is just a small taste of what virtual reality can bring, both in terms of storytelling and how it can help players go deeper into our worlds.”

assassins-creed-syndicate-logoUbisoft has announced the Jack the Ripper add-on content for Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate will be available for download on console on December 15 and PC on December 22. Jack the Ripper takes place 20 years after the events of Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, where players will hunt the notorious serial killer as Assassin Evie Frye.

Jack the Ripper is available for Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate players for $14.99, or as part of the Season Pass, which includes: Jack the Ripper, The Last Maharaja mission pack, A Long Night Season Pass exclusive mission, Streets of London gameplay pack, two top-tier sets of gear and weapons and an exclusive XP boost for $29.99. Jack the Ripper is included in the Gold Edition of the game. Season Pass holders can download the add-on starting December 15.

For more information on Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate - Jack the Ripper, and to view the latest video, please visit official Assassin’s Creed website.

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Steam News announces the release of the Windows edition of Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, offering the chance to make a killing during the industrial revolution. Here’s word:

London, 1868. In the heart of the Industrial Revolution, lead your underworld organization and grow your influence to fight those who exploit the less privileged in the name of progress.

As Jacob Frye, a young and reckless Assassin, use your skills to help those trampled by the march of progress. From freeing exploited children used as slave labour in factories, to stealing precious assets from enemy boats, you will stop at nothing to bring justice back to London’s streets.

Find out more about Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate at the games official website.

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A new London Horizon trailer from Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate offers a look at 19th century London as depicted in the upcoming installment in the stealth/action series. The description of the clip is quite brief:

“Welcome to London, 1868. Here is a brief glimpse into the industrialized world Jacob and Evie will take by storm in Assassin’s Creed Syndicate.” There’s more new info on the game to be found in a new article from Ubisoft taking us into the “stealthy mind of Evie Frye.”

Find out more about Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate at the games official website.

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Here’s the E3 Cinematic Trailer for Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, the upcoming continuation of the assassination game. Word is: “Assassins’ Creed Syndicate tells the story of Jacob Frye and his quest to seize control of London’s criminal underground. Watch as he leads his gang—The Rooks—in a frantic fight through the city, traversing the rooftops, streets, and even a speeding train to take down a rival gang that is cruelly exploiting the people of London.” They also offer a new gameplay trailer with the following explanation: “Straight from the stage, get a first look at the official E3 2015 Assassin’s Creed Syndicate gameplay walkthrough. Check out the intense up-close combat as well as the ability to traverse the city faster than ever before with brand new vehicles like horse carts and trains. Along the way Jacob will employ his cane-sword to engage in brutal gang brawls and use the newest upgrade to the hidden blade: The rope launcher.” Finally, Ubiblog offers another new trailer introducing the Evie Frye character. Here’s word on her:

Get a first look at one of the stars of Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Evie Frye, and the variety of deadly weapons she employs in her fight alongside Jacob and the rest of The Rooks to control London’s criminal underground. From her unique version of the signature Assassin’s hidden blade to her elegant cane sword and deadly throwing knives, Evie is a force to be reckoned with.

assassins-creed-syndicate-logoLearn a bit more about the twin Assassins Jacob and Evie Frye and how the core pillars of the Assassin’s Creed franchise have evolved

Source: Gamer’s Hell

Ubisoft has unveiled a video interview with Creative Director Marc-Alexis Coté for Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, offering fresh details about this new entry in the Assassin’s Creed Universe that throws you into the dawn of the modern era during the Industrial Revolution. You play Jacob Frye, a gangster assassin fighting for justice on behalf of London’s enslaved working class. You will fight having various weapons at your disposal such as kukri knife, brass knuckles, and sword cane in brutal combat; the brand new rope launcher can be used to scale buildings in seconds or take your enemies by surprise.

Also, the open world of Industrial London is populated with trains and carriages that players can drive, steal, assassinate from and hide in. Players can also play as as Jacob’s twin sister Evie, a relentless Assassin who has perfected the silent, swift, invisible strike.

Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate will be available on Xbox One, PS4 and PC on October 23, 2015.

Find out more about Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate at the games official website.