Assassin's Creed: Revelations Acquires Ancestors

Assassin's Creed: Revelations Acquires Ancestors

[UPDATED] Multiplayer characters added today

Written by Rebecca Smith (punkyliar) on 13 December 11 at 15:00 , updated on 13 December 11 at 15:00

The first piece of premium DLC for Assassin's Creed: Revelations has been released today. Four new multiplayer characters and a host of customisation options have been added to the game in the form of the "Ancestors Character Pack" DLC. The DLC adds four new achievements worth a total of 90G.

Download the Assassin’s Creed Revelations “Ancestors Multiplayer Character Pack” and get 4 new multiplayer characters, including the swashbuckling Privateer, the deadly siren Corsair, the opportunistic Brigand and the bloodthirsty Gladiator. The Ancestors Multiplayer Character Pack DLC also includes new customization items for your characters.Those of you who want a sneak peek at the DLC before deciding on a purchase will want to check out these screenshots.

Edit: Since the publication of this article, a trailer has been released showcasing the four characters in action:



The second piece of premium DLC has already been confirmed to be "Mediterranean Traveler Map Pack", which will be released on January 24th, 2012. Further details are yet to be revealed.

"The Ancestors Character Pack" costs 320 MSP and can be downloaded from here.
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Avata
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Posted on 13 December 11 at 15:12
Very disappointed with the achievements for this. cry
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Posted on 13 December 11 at 15:53
Should be able to do them in private matches.
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Posted on 13 December 11 at 15:55, Edited on 13 December 11 at 15:56 by Avata
Feend Returns said:Should be able to do them in private matches.That's the plan. Looks like you be able to quit out afterwards too, so at least it won't affect your stats. They're just so unimaginative. Shame, because I really enjoy the multiplayer.
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Posted on 13 December 11 at 16:35
I think its to early for DLC with this game. I was going to get Revelations at Christmas but i think i'll delay getting it till goes down in price now.
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Yeah, they seem easy to boost. Just like with the next set of DLC, as all of the achievements are related to playing on the maps that come with it. Really wished they would have released DLC that added more the single player like they did in Brotherhood. And the added multiplayer DLC (maps) for Brotherhood was free and had no achievements. Kinda wish they went the same route with the Revelations. But oh well. Since i'm a completionist and i've already 1000 pointed the retail game, i'll buy the DLC and get all the achievements.
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might pick this up down the line, but I hope they release some single player DLC
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Unfcnbleevibl said:Yeah, they seem easy to boost. Just like with the next set of DLC, as all of the achievements are related to playing on the maps that come with it. Really wished they would have released DLC that added more the single player like they did in Brotherhood. And the added multiplayer DLC (maps) for Brotherhood was free and had no achievements. Kinda wish they went the same route with the Revelations. But oh well. Since i'm a completionist and i've already 1000 pointed the retail game, i'll buy the DLC and get all the achievements.yeah me to..should beable to get these in a hour tops
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I bought this today but I agree with wolfzero01, I am very much looking forward to campaign dlc
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Not worth it. Completed the story yesterday and have 4 single player cheevos left. Gotta do multiplayer now but that won't take long as the main multiplayer achievements are embarassingly easy... then i'll move onto skyrim.
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Posted on 13 December 11 at 20:00
90G seems to be a slightly random amount. Wonder how the rest of the DLC is going to be structured. I know I'm getting Revelations for Christmas, but I'm not sure I'll get this DLC immediately, since I never really enjoyed Brotherhood's multiplayer. Might wait and see if it goes on sale in a few months / a year.
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Posted on 13 December 11 at 20:07
I'll be waitint till all DLC gets released and till its all on the DotW and then I get the game since I probably get it pre-owned and I'll boost this game in the 3 day trial.
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Posted on 13 December 11 at 20:07
The easiest dlc I've ever completed!

All can be done in private matches and you need only 3 persons for that!

But 90G for 320 MSP ? With a good DotW you get 200G for 200 MSP!laugh
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Posted on 13 December 11 at 20:54
Honestly, with how Revelations ended, I'd think that if they added any story DLC, it would be later than the multiplayer. It would have to lead into the upcoming third game.
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Posted on 13 December 11 at 22:12
The only reason to have 4 achievements for a paltry 90 GS is so you can bombard me with DLC more than once a quarter and still attach a small number of achievements to each one. Thanks, but I'll pass.
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Posted on 13 December 11 at 22:44
A tempting b-day present for myself, but I dunno. After rocking Brotherhood for $60 last year, only to see it at $20 as of now, don't think it's viable for me to be dishing out $60 for this and it's unfavorable reviews.

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Posted on 14 December 11 at 03:24
Meh - not a huge fan of MP achievements in general, but even these look easy to pop, private or public. I'm really hoping some form of Single Player DLC is on the horizon, because map/character pack after pack is just boring.
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Posted on 14 December 11 at 03:29
Private matches seem to be the easiest way to go I heard
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Posted on 14 December 11 at 11:22
Yes private match is easiest just be lvl 20 to unlock perks and get with some friends took me 10 min for everyone to get all 4. Was fun tho I love the series.
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Pagemaster146 said:Meh - not a huge fan of MP achievements in general, but even these look easy to pop, private or public. I'm really hoping some form of Single Player DLC is on the horizon, because map/character pack after pack is just boring.Hey Page, look me up when you get around to this. I think I have a third.
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