First Assassin's Creed III DLC out now

The Hidden Secrets available today for Xbox 360 and PC Season Pass holders, tomorrow for PS3; next week for those without pass; TBA for Wii U.


The first Assassin's Creed III expansion goes live today. Ubisoft has announced that The Hidden Secrets downloadable content is now available for Xbox 360 and PC Season Pass holders, with a release slated for tomorrow on PlayStation 3. Xbox 360 and PC gamers without a Season Pass can grab the content December 11, with PS3 owners able to jump in December 13.

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It was not announced how much gamers without a $30 Assassin's Creed III Season Pass can expect to pay for the Hidden Secrets DLC.

Wii U owners will need to wait the longest, as Ubisoft did not specify a release date at all for Nintendo's new console, saying only that the content will arrive "at a later date."

The Hidden Secrets for Assassin's Creed III introduces three new missions (Lost Mayan Ruins, Ghost of War, and Dangerous Secret) that total one hour of gameplay, Ubisoft said. Successful completion of each mission will reward players will new in-game weapons.

In addition, the Hidden Secrets content adds two single-player costumes (Captain of the Aquila uniform and traditional Colonial Assassin outfit), as well as a pair of new multiplayer characters: Redcoat and Sharpshooter.

Additional DLC to follow The Hidden Secrets includes the three-part Tyranny of King George expansion, as well as the Battle Hardened multiplayer pack, which adds new maps and character's to the game's head-to-head online mode.

For more on Assassin's Creed III, check out GameSpot's review.

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