Assassin's Creed III DLC Trailer & Patch Details

By Ashley Woodcock, 3 years ago
The upcoming DLC for Assassin's Creed III, "The Tyranny of King Washington", will see Ratonhnhaké:ton on a mission to de-throne this newly crowned king. Coming in the form of three episodes, we've already checked out an official trailer, now it's time to take a look at some gameplay as the game's main man finds himself waking up from a bad dream:



With this upcoming DLC in mind, the game overall needs to be in good form. A new patch has just been released and Ubisoft have been kind enough to give us the details. With fixes and changes to both the multiplayer and single player parts of Assassin's Creed III.

SINGLE-PLAYER

SEQUENCE
- Fixed a potential crash in mission “Bridewell Prison” when trying to skip cinematic with Mason.

BUG FIX
- Fixed a bug preventing the creation of new Uplay accounts
- Removed the ability to hide pivots during pass-throughs and cinematics

DLC PREPARATION
- Added support for “Tyranny of King Washington: The Infamy”
- Fixed potential game data corruption when a DLC download ends while the player is in-game.


MULTIPLAYER

MODES
- In Wolfpack, a target doesn’t remain stuck on the ground if the player hosting the game leaves while another player is joining at the same time.
- In Wolfpack, some targets that were not visible to players under certain conditions can now be seen correctly.
- In Wolfpack, the radar is not broken under certain conditions anymore.
- In Artifact Assault, Team members can now correctly score when the initial artifact carrier gets killed under certain conditions.
- In Deathmatch, players no longer have lookalikes NPCs unless they use abilities that create lookalikes.
- In Deathmatch, the game no longer crashes in the New York brewery map for a player who used a Decoy while hiding in a group.
- Some players are no longer stuck in rematch after completing a Simple Deathmatch session on the Saint Pierre map.

LADDERS
- Some ladder issues when players left a session during the first minute have been corrected.
- Ladders now update properly upon a full group kick.

GRAPHICAL GLITCHES
- The Independent’s hair when she wears the Wild Cat costume now displays correctly.
- The Strong Man’s white costume, alternative costume and warrior costume now display properly when hiding in a group.

PLATFORM SPECIFIC
- On Xbox 360, the Uplay icon and unlock conditions for unlockables redeemed via Uplay have been restored.
- Loyalty unlocks are now available on PC.

MISC
- Character customization is no longer reset under certain conditions.
- The Wipe ability now correctly works from a distance.
- The timer now properly starts and players can interact with each other prior to the host getting into the session.
- Sound will properly keep playing when trying to watch a video under certain conditions.
- An error message now displays when players attempt to watch DLC videos without having the DLC installed.
- Chasebreakers in the Animus Core map now correctly reopen for team mates.
- Players are no longer stuck on leaving game session screen under certain circumstances.
- When you create a group in a private game, that group now stays the same through different sessions.
The Title Update #5 (Patch 1.03) is live now and players will be prompted to download the update the next time they start the game if they haven't already. The first epidsode of "The Tyranny of King Washington" DLC will be available on February 19th for 800 MSP. Those with an "Assassin's Creed III Season Pass", available at 2400 MSP, will be able to download this upcoming DLC at no extra cost.
Ashley Woodcock
Written by Ashley Woodcock
Assistant News Manager for TrueAchievements and member of the Newshounds team since 2010. Lover of completions, tough achievements, shooters, action, adventure and racing titles, hip-hop, NBA, and my Scooby. Finding it hard to pull myself away from The Division and its dangerous Dark Zone.