Assassin's Creed Origins

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Ubisoft
Developer: Ubisoft
Release Date: Oct. 27, 2017

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'Assassin's Creed Origins' (ALL) Curse of the Pharaohs DLC Arrives Tomorrow - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 12, 2018 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT

The latest installment in the open-world, action-adventure series, Assassin's Creed Origins is set in ancient Egypt.

For the last four years, the team at Ubisoft Montreal behind Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag has been crafting a new beginning for the Assassin’s Creed franchise.

In Assassin’s Creed Origins, the action takes place in Ancient Egypt, the most mysterious place in history, during a crucial period that will shape civilization. Playing as Bayek, a protector of Egypt whose personal story will lead to the creation of the Assassin’s Brotherhood, players will plunge into a living, systemic open world, and discover the secrets behind the Great Pyramids, forgotten myths, the last pharaohs, and – engraved in long-lost hieroglyphics – the origin story of the Assassin’s Brotherhood.

Assassin’s Creed Origins is a brand-new vision for the franchise embracing Action-RPG elements where players level up, loot and choose their abilities to customize their very own skilled Assassin. They will experience a completely new combat system, allowing them to attack and defend multiple enemies at once and equip ultra-rare weapons against unique and powerful bosses.

A revamped narrative experience allows total freedom for players to choose and complete quests at their own pace, each telling an intense and emotional story full of colorful characters and meaningful objectives.

With an entire country to explore, from deserts to lush oases, from the Mediterranean Sea to the tombs of Giza, players will fight against dangerous factions and wild beasts as they explore this gigantic and unpredictable land.


Assassin’s Creed Origins’ DLC 2, Curse of the Pharaohs, will be available worldwide tomorrow, March 13.

In this new expansion players will take on an all-new storyline set four years after the events of Assassin’s Creed Origins. In the Curse of the Pharaohs players will continue Bayek’s journey as he travels to the ancient capital city of Thebes, to investigate a curse that is plaguing the region.

The Curse of the Pharaohs immerses players in Egyptian mythology, challenging them to battle famous pharaohs and mystical beasts as they investigate the temples of Karnak and Luxor, and the secret tombs of the Valley of the Kings to uncover the cause of the curse that has brought dead pharaohs back to life.

This new content will increase the level cap to 55 and introduce new crafting levels, resources and abilities. Players will also be able to acquire new outfits and gear, including rare and legendary weapons, all themed around classic Egyptian mythology. 

Key Features

  • THE MYSTERIES OF ANCIENT EGYPT: Discover lost tombs, the Great Pyramids, mummies, and the gods.
  • AN ORIGIN STORY Start at the beginning and uncover the origin story of the Assassin's Brotherhood.
  • ALL-NEW COMBAT Experience new combat mechanics and use powerful weapons to take down epic enemies.
  • MEANINGFUL QUESTS Play intense stories with impactful objectives at your own pace.
  • EXPLORE A FULL COUNTRY In busy cities and down the Nile, you’ll never run out of things to do.

In the Deluxe Edition ($69.99), gamers will receive the base game, a printed version of the hand-drawn world map, the game’s official soundtrack and the Digital Deluxe Pack, including the Ambush at Sea naval mission, the Desert Cobra Pack and three bonus Ability points. The Gold Edition ($99.99) will include all of the Deluxe Edition Digital content plus the Season Pass. The Season Pass will give players access to all upcoming major expansions and equipment sets. Both Deluxe and Gold Editions will be also available on digital stores. A Gold Edition with a physical Steelbook ($109.99) is also available. For further details, please visit here.

Assassin's Creed Origins is currently available for the Xbox One, PS4 and PC.


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